After months of planning and designing the curriculum and a rigorous selection process, UWC Mahindra College is ready with its first cohort of students who will graduate with the UWC Mahindra Project Based Diploma with Cambridge Pre-U. Take a look at their creative projects that mark the beginning of a tremendously enriching project based learning in the 21st century at MUWCI.
Sometimes as students of MUWCI, we forget how to appreciate and utilise the beautiful location of our school in the midst of all our academic endeavours. Some students, however, find a way to be creative to get things done . Read how some of our students study in the most peculiar places.
On a search for academic creativity, first year student Soumya found English teacher Nehal Chheda’s suggestion of writing for five minutes – and only five! – quite intriguing. Read some fun student responses and find out why this exercise is making people’s minds turn.
This year, we have got exciting things happening at MUWCI and we want our alumni on board! Check out this amazing video that our students created just for you and be a part of our new #KaiseHoSayHello campaign!
UWCMC in its dreams and idealism, is sometimes vulnerable to what Chiamanda Adichie calls “the single story.” Indeed, stories around impact in communities around us do present a rosier picture than most would agree. Hear the story of Seema circle from Alisha, our alumna and Seema’s founder, to feel how she experienced the adrenalin of success followed by the possibility of failure.
Uniting for Peace Youth Festival took place on the UWCMC campus with much involvement of students, faculty, and visitors from as far as Afghanistan. Together they learned what peace means in everyday life to different people and what we as individuals can do to create and sustain peace.
Dip into the interesting mind of UWCMC’s Director of Studies, Cyrus Vakil. He has been here since the very beginning and tells the story of how the school is continuously striving to create a better education.
The theme of this newsletter reflects our desire to be impactful and one of the most urgent needs we have is to learn how to measure the impact we have on our students as individuals and on the communities they change.
When people are accused of crimes and are too poor to afford a lawyer, Anna represents them. She is an attorney at the Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Office of the Public Defender. She says that UWC instilled in her a strong sense of personal and social responsibility and in her job she has found a way to use privilege to advocate for those on the margins of power.
A TEDx conference brings together thinkers and innovators who present their original ideas that lend themselves to any discipline – from technology to business. On 6 December, 2015, UWC Mahindra College hosted its first TEDx event on the theme of “shifting lenses.” What happened? Read more to find out,