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9th Nov 2015 by admin,
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Diversity Defined

A first year at UWCMC, Poorva from India wanted to join UWC since the age of twelve. Here, she reflects on the idea of diversity beyond nationalities and what it means in her everyday life. Living with people from all over the world becomes normal so quickly, but read here how it is, after all, an experience unique to UWC.

25th Sep 2015 by admin,
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What UWC means to me

Hear from Atul Vyas, our current second year, how UWC has affected his life and why he applied through UWC India. As an Indian student, If you feel similarly, please apply today before 30th September at www.uwccommindia.net.

6th Sep 2015 by admin,
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Old Friends, New Beginnings.

Stuti, a second year at UWCMC, shares how it feels to be back on the hill the second time around. A glimpse of what our community means to her.

18th Jun 2015 by admin,
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To Leave and Remember

Two years at UWC are extremely hard to let go. All UWC alumni know this. Students strongly feel the intensity of imagining life beyond the hill in the last weeks (and sometimes refrain from that imagination), and this restlessness urges deep reflections, raises significant questions, and creates bittersweet emotions combining beautiful memories and new beginnings. Let our recent graduates, Ram Sharma and Louise Van Damme, show you how they felt when the time to go was right around the corner.

31st Mar 2015 by admin,
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Sadhana Friends

Our project ‘Sadhana Friends’ particularly aims to create long lasting, individual, friendships with people who would otherwise be shunned from their communities.

17th Feb 2015 by admin,
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Theatre Season 2015 is Here!

Think of February as the month of theatre. The members of our community line up outside the theatre venue in the evenings – four days every week for an entire month – anticipating the colors and rhythm each play will bring. Whether it’s a stage lit with candles to show the setting of a fancy hotel or a collage of chairs and clothes to represent a chaotic background, each play deeply exhibits the creativity of our students as theatre artists.

17th Feb 2015 by admin,
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Our Students at the Pune Urban Village Unconference

 Photo Courtesy: Pune Urban Village Unconference Team On Saturday, the Urban and the Village met in a chaos of progression unlike anything I have ever experienced in India – or anywhere else for that matter: The Pune Urban Village UnConference. Perhaps an UnConference is a foreign term to you, as it was to me. To give you…

22nd Jan 2015 by admin,
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Our Students at Harvard US-India Initiative (HUII) Conference

Photo Courtesy: Astrid On January 9th and 10th, Adityajit, Louise, Rohan, Sara M. and I attended the Harvard US-India Initiative (HUII) Conference. What I had thought of as a distant dream when we first got our confirmation mails back in October was suddenly happening right after winter break. The first Thursday in the new year, we…

21st Jan 2015 by admin,
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Environmental Sustainability: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

My fellow gardeners and I stand over the garden bed puzzled as to how all of our corn crops seem to have had the tops chopped, or perhaps eaten off. We leave the farm that evening convinced there is a corn snatcher on the loose. A few weeks earlier in the biodiversity reserve, a group…

21st Jan 2015 by admin,
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Bliss of Triveni

This Sunday of Korean pancakes at ‘Branch,’ four hours of philosophy readings, and endless procrastination-based facebook checks was maybe not my ideal Sunday. But luckily, I could interrupt these tedious happenings with a little Triveni time. The past term I have taken part of four Trivenis, all of which have become an integral part of…