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7th Sep 2018 by admin,
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Soraya Sayed Hassen: Leadership for a New Era

Soraya Sayed Hassen, born in Mauritius to a family of Indian origin, is a passionate educator with over two decades of teaching experience. Moving to London in her adolescent years, she acquired a BA Honours in English from Buckingham University in 1997 before pursuing her Masters’ degree at Monash University and a Postgraduate Diploma in…

7th Sep 2018 by admin,
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A Fair Shot for Reformed Naxalites – Kruti Jethwa

As she dove headfirst into the stressful last months before college finals, Kruti Jethwa (Year 16-18) was also caught up in a correspondence of great significance. With the Central Government of India no less.The Naxalite Movement originated in the north-eastern state of West Bengal as an offshoot of the rampant social and economic oppression of…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
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It’s the 20-year Reunion for the Class of 1999!

A message from the 2019 Reunion Organizers: Save the Date for the 20-year Reunion for the Class of 1999! 2 to 4 August 2019. (All members of the class should have received an email invite. If not, please write to [email protected]) In preparation for this amazing weekend, we’d like to invite class volunteers to be in charge of shaping the event with…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
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It’s the 10-year Reunion for the Classes of 2009 and 2010!

A message from the 2019 Reunion Organizers: Save the Date for the 10-year Reunion for the Classes of 2009 and 2010! 26 to 28 July 2019. (All members of the class should have received an email invite. If not, please write to [email protected]) In preparation for this amazing weekend, we’d like to invite class volunteers to be in charge…

6th Jun 2018 by admin,
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Meet Our Alumnus: Anand Lalwani

“It was Roshan, my roommate from Akshara in my second year, who explained to me how he got electricity for only 2-3 hours of the day.”A lot gets lost in the daily rigmarole of life on the hill at MUWCI. But some conversations can linger long after goodbyes have been said and college admissions secured. Anand…

28th May 2018 by admin,
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Waiting for new opportunities (Salman’s Story- Iraq ’20)

“It made me hate the way we humans hate each other”, says Salman on his very painful yet transformative first hand experience of the Yezidi genocide.Salman Shammo Hussein is a bright 19 year old Iraqi national, who has seen the most difficult circumstances one can imagine. In spite of the extreme hardships he went through,…

28th Nov 2017 by Maria Charles,
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Mahindra Group and Scholae Mundi Foundation Announce Major UWC Scholarship Commitment

Russian-Armenian impact investors and social entrepreneurs Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend have collaborated with Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra Group, a global group of companies based in India, committing together to US$ 7.5 million in funding to provide need-based scholarships to meritorious students worldwide to study at one of the UWC (United World Colleges) schools and colleges.All three philanthropists are strong…

10th Oct 2016 by admin,
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Introducing MUWCI’s class of 2018!

This infographic sums up MUWCI’s vibrant new class of first years from all around the world! But even better is when they introduce themselves through a self-initiated ‘Hello World’ video made before they even got to campus. Say hello to MUWCI’s Class of 2018!

10th Oct 2016 by admin,
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UWC Day 2016: Action, Collaboration & Recreation

UWC Day 2016 was an action packed day at UWC Mahindra College. Taking a break from Wednesday classes, students spent the morning engaged with a valley-wide plastic clean up effort in over 15 locations, led by the Sustainability Stream and Triveni volunteers. This was followed by a meeting with local panchayat (village government) leaders to understand…