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10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Remembering Thakur ji

From Left to Right: Pelham, Vinay, Thakur ji, Oscar, and PradipGopal Jaleshwar Thakur, popularly known as Thakur ji, who was one of the first and the oldest employees at UWC Mahindra College died on Thursday at Sahyadri Hospital. He was 59. Born in village Budki Nainijor, Bihar, Thakur ji joined UWC Mahindra College as a Security Guard in…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Message from Head of College – October 2014

Dear Alumni, Parents and Supporters,We have had a great start to the year with enormous positive energy and enthusiasm. The theme of this newsletter is about who we select and this is a matter very dear to all UWC hearts. The most profound influence on students generally comes from their peers, so who we select…

9th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Meet our Alumna – Ufra Showkat Mir, Peace Psychologist

“UWC Mahindra College helped me change my fears into opportunities and struggles into passion,” says Ufra. “It motivated me to strive for a better, peaceful future; to dare and create an unconventional path that others could walk on too.”A graduate of UWCMC (Class of 2005), Ufra lived no ordinary life before coming to the college. What…

8th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Exeat – There and Back Again

It really is quite strange, the amount of happiness a good night of sleep in a comfortable bed can give you and how much joy people receive when they have a decent meal. I suppose the world could become a peaceful place if only these two were given to all. Has UWC been approaching peace…

6th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Office of Admissions at UWC Mahindra College

For the first 15 years of the College’s existence, Admissions was run out of the Head’s Office. Two things happened that highlighted the need for a professional, independent Office of Admissions. First, the UWC movement began putting in place standardized policies and procedures to govern selections and admissions. Second, the College articulated a desire to…

6th Oct 2014 by admin,
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UWC Committee of India – Selections 2015. Apply Now!

Are you a highly-motivated individual ready for an education that is life-changing? Apply now to study at UWC with 240 friends from over 60 countries!

5th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Community Outdoor Education Project

The UWC movement and Outdoor education share a common history, with Kurt Hahn using them both as tools to educate young people internationally and to provide them with the resources to effect change in their communities.

1st Oct 2014 by admin,
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Ladakh Expedition

In Summer 2014, 16 UWC students from 12 different countries, and 3 women’s empowerment participants from the Akshara – Seema initiative completed a 20 day expedition in Ladakh, to climb a peak over 6150m. The participants trained for four months before the expedition, and through that process the UWC Mahindra Outdoor Education Outreach and Engagement Program…

25th Sep 2014 by admin,
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September 2014

Read our newsletter that features the following news, events and stories:Major UWC Scholarship Commitment from Shelby M.C. Davis and Anand Mahindra The New Advancement Office Vision 2022 Short Programmes The new RISE Scholar The revamped project-based Triveni programme Student story on the new semester Kwok Li’s Memorial Newly formed College Assembly Announcement of two new UWC Colleges UWC Day Alumni reunion 2015 Wow, that’s a lot! Enjoy. September 2014 Newsletter 

20th Sep 2014 by admin,
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Back to the Hill

The hill seemed to have remained unchanged. It would be cliché to say that it was perfect but as things go, it was near-perfect. The only change I saw was in the people. I saw it in me. For better or for worse I couldn’t tell – only time will.My first year had changed me….