First Cohort of Students Graduate from Patten College: YUVA’s Leadership & Civic Programmes

Today, we have successfully completed our four weeks of training programmes on Students Leadership and on Moral and Civic Education. The training took place at Patten College Girls for students of Grade 9 and 10. At the end of the training, Certificates of Participation and Medals were awarded to them. Our first session was on Leadership. The training was conducted in the presence of 34 students of Grade 10. We commenced by defining ‘Encouraging Read more

YUVA Academy: Cohort 1 (2019) of Certificate in Leadership for Social Change

This year’s leadership program, delivered by the YUVA Academy, has started this month. Using interactive activities including reflexive journals, aspiring young leaders develop their own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real life situations. Whether you want to polish your individual leadership skills, have ambitions to grow into leadership roles or are an emerging leader in your organisation, YUVA Academy’s School of Leadership and Development is for Read more

YUVA launched ‘Moral & Civic Education’ at Patten College for Grade 9

The “Moral and Civic Education” programme for secondary schools was successfully launched by the YUVA Academy on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College (Girls) and our first batch has commenced with around 35 ambitious students of Grade 9. The moral and civic education is an important component which targets at fostering teenagers’ positive values and attitudes through the learning and teaching of several key learning subjects. The programme Read more

YUVA’s ‘Students Leadership Programme’ launched at Patten College for Grade 10

The ‘Students Leadership Programme’ for secondary schools was successfully launched by YUVA on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College Girls and our first batch commenced with around 30 ambitious students of Grade 10. We, at YUVA, believe that every individual has leadership potentials and that their particular gifts, talents, and skills can be enhanced through education, training, and development. Leadership is a process, not a position. Therefore, YUVA Read more

Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan on “Architecture and Leadership” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan talked on “Should architecture be an important component of a leader while he/she is designing strategies?”. About Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan Sabeera is the Administrative and Design Assistant at T SQUARE Ltd Architects. With 3 years of professional experience, I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. While at University I was Secretary for SPACE (Student Platform for Architecture, Read more

Sita Saminaden on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Sita Saminaden talked on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs”. About Sita Saminaden Sita is passionate about all aspects related to the “customer”. After a fruitful career of more than 18 years at Mauritius Telecom where she got the golden opportunity to evolve in the dynamic world of telco customer management, she has acquired a solid understanding of the dynamics of customer relationships and Read more

Deepa Gokulsing on “Issues facing youngsters in the Mauritian society” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Deepa Gokulsing talked on “Issues facing youngsters in the Mauritian society”. About Deepa Gokulsing Deepa Gokulsing is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, at the University of Mauritius. Her research interests are family, gender, higher education and labour market, migration, poverty, social development and policy. Ms Gokulsing has been working on a number of consultancy projects for various ministries Read more

Priyamka’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

On Sunday, 18 November 2018, charity event held at the at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice, was organized by volunteers of YUVA of different ages and from different background. This event consisted of serving lunch to at least 100 senior citizens residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. It was my first outdoor activity as a LSC Student and it provided a nice opportunity to strengthen the values and principles, that YUVA Read more

Zaahirah’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

The simplest way to serve someone is to show them love, giving your time and offering encouragement to people who are in need. This is the most valuable gift we could have given to our senior citizens. On 18 November 2018, YUVA academy hosted a lunch for the 100 elders at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice at Pamplemousses. Together with our family members, staff and YUVA volunteers, we honoured our elders as the wise Read more

Tanweer’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

18 November 2018 marks the day when lunch was served to around 100 senior citizens, residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. The visit epitomises the values of YUVA where volunteers and students of the YUVA Academy were brought together to engage in social work and community service. The lunch mobilised individuals from different communities and age groups, embodying unique values and visions, to serve the same purpose: to give back to society. Read more