To Goodbyes and New Beginnings!

This blog has been exceptionally challenging but amazing for me. This two-year CAS journey has led me to explore many new and familiar activities. I have seen myself grow, learn, experience, and give to my host country; Sri Lanka. This journey taught me how to tackle being online and maintaining my engagement in Creativity, Activity,…

Virtual fun! – SOS Village 2022

SOS village has been working tirelessly to meet with the students online and teach them english and partake in fun activities such as zumba and learning songs from dancing. We have recently started a theme of being pen-pals with SOS Village where we write them letters, songs and stories.[LO3, LO4]         This…

Colombo Operated Model United Nations 2022

This moment feels unreal to me, the fact the conference is over. I have spent eleven months on it and it’s time when I write this blog. COMUN was a surreal expeirence. I remember sitting in a room with Ms. McQuillan and Dr. Lundin saying, I want to make this conference the best we have…

Colombo Operated Model United Nations 2022 – Practice debate 2

Practice debate 2 The second practice debate was a better experience than the first PD. This was because we were more organized and on time. There were fruitful discussions and many of them led to delegates debating for hours on end. One of them was the Earth Mineral trade in the Fourth General Assembly. [LO6…

Spring Gala Audition!

For this years Spring Gala, I wanted to re-engage in Kathak dancing. [LO3, LO4] It has been about 2 years since I have gotten a chance to perform at school with an audience. After contemplation on what song I should do and the duration of it. I thought of the song called “Ghar more pardesiya”…

COMUN Practice Debate One

In the past few months, I and my COMUN EXCO have been working towards this year’s conference. The first Practice Debate happened on 6th February 2022 where the delegates were online and the EXCO and admins were present physically at the OSC campus. There were a lot of logistical details that were taken care of…

The United Nations Day 2021 – CAS Project!

On October 15th, I as the Secretary-General of COMUN 2022 conducted the United Nations Day in collaboration with this years’ Head of Projects Saesha Sampat. We planned and orchestrated this event with the help of Dr. Lundin, Ms. McQuillan, and Mr. Lockwood. [LO3 & LO4] We were still in lockdown during this period of time…

Badminton and down time…

Recently when we were in lockdown, I tried utilizing resources available in my apartment such as our badminton court. My dad is a regular there and he wanted me to accompany him to the court and play a couple of matches.¬† Not having done any such rigorous¬† physical activity, playing for 45 minutes was a…

ATOM Sri Lanka

In March, I saw a new organization open its very first branch in Sri Lanka. They named themselves Atom SL. It was started by a university student in the Phillippines. It was adapted to Sri Lanka by an A-Level Art student from the British School in Colombo. It is an Art based organization that promotes…

Reminiscing and Starting Over – COMUN 2022

On April 1st, I sat for one of the most important interviews I ever have. One that I have looked forward to for 3 years now. I have always wanted to be Secretary General of a conference as I have been into MUN since 2017. It has always been a dream and now, finally I…