UWC Mahindra College
Village Khubavali, PO Paud, Taluka Mulshi, Pune, Maharashtra, 412108, India
+91 97644 42751 54
|Head of College||Soraya Sayed Hassen|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Co-ed Age Range||15-19|
|Number of pupils||240|
|Two-year fee||$61,000 (scholarships available)|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP|
|Diploma Coordinator||Ainhoa Orensanz|
UWC Mahindra is a vibrant college with a rich tradition of curricular innovation and community engagement. Programs such as the IB's World Studies Extended Essay were conceived and piloted here. The College also runs a bridge program and the Akshara Foundation, both of which enhance the positive local impact of the College and provide students with numerous opportunities for project-based and service learning.
Inside the Classroom
UWC Mahindra College offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme curriculum. Alongside standard courses, the College offers Art, Theatre, Film, Psychology, Global Politics. Additionally, students also benefit from the MUWCI Core – a specially designed curriculum for the College that encompasses the areas of Political Education, Social and Emotional Education, Host Studies and Ecological and Outdoor Education. UWC Mahindra also offers the Project Based Certificate to interested students, wherein they can utilize the second year to conceive and execute an impact-driven project.
Outside the Classroom
UWC Mahindra College offers an immense variety of co-curricular activities through its Creativity, Activity, Service program, referred to as “Triveni” program, which facilitates project-based learning. Students can choose from a rich diversity of Service Learning opportunities on and off campus spanning areas like menstrual health, organic farming, mental health and rural public education. Students are also active participants in decision-making processes that affect campus life, such as envisioning and executing resource management initiatives on campus. Students benefit from the cultural diversity of the surrounding valley and India at large and have immersive experiences in other parts of the country through Experiential Learning Weeks. MUWCI also conducts short programs which bring together students from around the world to learn about issues such as sustainability and globalization.
Campus and Facilities
Students live together in five residential clusters known as “wadas”, each of which forms a more intimate community. The campus also offers many informal locations for gathering and hiking, and several areas are well known among students for their gorgeous vistas of the valley during sunset. Academic facilities include a science lab, a library, an art space overlooking the valley, specialized facilities for theatre and music practice and a large sporting ground along with a makerspace tinkering lab for STEAM projects.
Students can apply through their UWC national committee or through the UWC Global Selection Programme.