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17th Nov 2014 by admin,
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Message from the Head of College

Dear Alumni, Parents and Supporters,Since last writing, the UWC Council meeting in Victoria BC Canada drew focus on the next stage of growth of the UWC Movement and shortly after the UWC International Board gave final approval to UWC Changshu to open in China in August 2015. During the council meetings there was recognition that an expansion of…

17th Nov 2014 by admin,
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Project Week Story #1: What Social Change Looks Like

You start and you end your journey at a train station; another public place in India that is always accompanied by homeless and poor people. You are once again confronted with this failed side of society, and once again demotivated to address such a problem of poverty, as it seems too immense to solve.But not…

14th Nov 2014 by admin,
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Meet our Alumnus – Dhaval Chadha, A Serial Entrepreneur

A graduate of UWCMC (Class of 2004), Dhaval is a serial entrepreneur having co-founded four different companies. He has more than 7 years of experience in strategy, business development and investment. Dhaval graduated from Harvard with a major in Social Studies and a certificate in Portuguese. He also holds a diploma from the Graduate Studies Program…

14th Nov 2014 by admin,
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UWC Mahindra College Successfully Participates in DIF

Objectives and Outcomes This fall UWC Mahindra College worked with the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) to facilitate a conversation across the UWC movement with a still-wider audience of the 8,000 + DIF participants. This unprecedented conversation–involving a Q&A Session with the UWC Heads of Colleges followed by a Student Panel featuring students from thirteen out of…

27th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Small Treasures

This past weekend in the midst of cramming for a Global Politics test and writing a literature piece, my UWCMC academic life was stalled to tackle a gigantic pumpkin. Coincidentally, I bought this pumpkin at the weekly farmer’s market without even thinking about the fact that in Canada it was Thanksgiving weekend. Similarly to my…

25th Oct 2014 by admin,
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October 2014

Read our October newsletter to find out more about Selections 2015, current life of our alumna from Kashmir, UWC alumni reunions in London, Akshara women experience during the Ladakh Expedition, Exeat through the eyes of our Danish student, message from Head of College, work of our Admissions Office, a successful UWC day, and finally, Thakur ji’s memorial. October 2014…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Winter Trek Expedition in the Himalayas

 Ever wanted to go on an adventure trip to Annapurna Circuit? Here’s your chance to join the totally cool and exciting group of students and faculty from UWC Mahindra College! Sign up now for the Winter Trek Expedition in Annapurna Circuit in Nepal! Only 4 spots left! Last Date: 15 November, 2014  Dates of Travel:15th December…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Alumni Reunion in London this October!

When: 7.00 pm onwardsFriday, 24 OctoberWhere: Central London (Location to be confirmed) UWC Mahindra College alumni & supporters based in & around London are invited to a small informal gathering to discuss the new direction the college is taking in line with our Vision 2022. Acting Head of Advancement, Maria Charles (Class of 2002) will be present to…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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A Successful UWC Day of Action!

Ever thought of a world without plastic? We at UWC Mahindra College took the challenge of removing trash including plastic from campus and surrounding areas on UWC Day of Action! During our Trash Clean-Up campaign, the entire community collected and segregated over 370 kilos of trash and recyclable materials.Here’s the data including the amount of…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Disruptive Innovation Festival with UWC Schools and Colleges

UWC takes part in the world’s first Disruptive Innovation Festival!Several UWC colleges are poised to take part in the world’s first Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF). The context lies in the transition towards a circular economy: everyone knows that the economy is changing but what do school-leavers, new graduates and their teachers need to know, experience…