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16th Oct 2016 by admin,
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Developing a New Curricula on Systems-Thinking

The mindset with which we perceive and interpret the world affects what we think and ultimately do. How we think about a challenge influences the design of our response and the ‘solutions’ we create. However, most secondary schooling practices reduce the complexity of the world to studying the individual parts of a problem, often overlooking…

15th Oct 2016 by admin,
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A Bridge To UWC: MUWCI’s Foundation Programme

Students from the MUWCI Foundation Programme who have gone on to study at all the 15 UWCs globally. The UWC Mahindra College Foundation Programme, a year-long residential course for Indian students from less represented backgrounds, puts into action the college’s motto of ‘Diversity Through Access’. It facilitates students from non-English- speaking backgrounds to acquire the…

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…

10th Oct 2016 by admin,
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Ganesh Visarjan: A Cultural ‘Immersion’

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) 

29th Aug 2016 by admin,
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A New Home At MUWCI: Malek’s Story (Syria/Palestine, ’18)

Update: Malek arrived in India and was welcomed on campus on Sep 24, marking the end of a long long struggle for his student visa. A big thank you to the UWC network and all those who reached out and helped with emailing, calling, tweeting and rooting for him! Watch this video of his emotional arrival…

24th Apr 2016 by Maria Charles,
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Our April Fool

Remembering Saaniya Jairath, India, ’06  On March 12th, 2016, Saaniya Jairath, or Saanu to many of us, passed away after almost a yearlong battle with cancer. Saaniya graduated from UWC Mahindra College in 2006 and went on to study Economics at Carleton College graduating in 2010. While working at Ernst & Young in Minneapolis she completed…

16th Feb 2016 by admin,
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Theatre Season 2016

Amazing plays directed by students and faculty on the hill.

15th Feb 2016 by admin,
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February 2016 News From The Hill: Learning in the 21st Century

See how we prepare our students for the 21st century through project-based academic learning, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and by providing alternate paths to graduation.

11th Feb 2016 by admin,
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Things MUWCI People Say and DO

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?