Students, staff and faculty weigh in on the joyful celebration of a MUWCI rite-of-passage: the festivities around Ganesh Visarjan. Video Credit: Moises Flores Baca (Mexico, ’09)
Jorge, a second year from Spain, shares how his life transformed after living with Yazid, his roommate from Palestine and spending time with Beste, a close friend from Turkey.
How is it actually to live in Pakistan? Or to go to school in a city constantly shown on CNN’s newsfeed? I talked to three students whom I eat, talk and have class with every day to find out what MUWCI feels like with their diverse backgrounds, and what they want to do with the knowledge they have gained here, once their two years on the hill end.
In a tight-knit community like MUWCI, there always seem to be some things everyone is saying or doing. Here is a collection a few of the most common catch-phrases at the moment – teek hai?
Sometimes as students of MUWCI, we forget how to appreciate and utilise the beautiful location of our school in the midst of all our academic endeavours. Some students, however, find a way to be creative to get things done . Read how some of our students study in the most peculiar places.
We all know the seasons of Maharashtra: Monsoon, Winter, Dry Season. But did you know that on the hill we have our very own, local seasons? Read here how Priyamvada, our second year from India, speaks of the changing seasons of MUWCI.
On a search for academic creativity, first year student Soumya found English teacher Nehal Chheda’s suggestion of writing for five minutes – and only five! – quite intriguing. Read some fun student responses and find out why this exercise is making people’s minds turn.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the UAE’s international awards for energy and sustainability pioneers, selected UWC Mahindra College as one of the 14 finalists (1,437 applicants from 97 countries) for the 8th cycle of the prize. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on January 18th in Abu Dhabi attended by our second years, Jayden and Lucas, who put the proposal together.
Project Weeks are an integral part of the UWC experience. Even among the plethora of deadlines, Project Week is just too incredible and opportunity to miss. Hear from one of our second years, Laerke from Denmark who spent a week in the Ghats of Northern Karnataka with a group of exceptional women from Vanastree (a seed saving collective) with similar goals as her own – to make a significant social impact in the world.