A Journey of Diplomacy: Our Students' Experience at MITMUNC in Boston

13 February 2024

Last week, four of our students embarked on a transformative journey to Boston to participate in the prestigious MITMUNC (Model United Nations Conference). This premier event brings together students from around the globe to simulate the workings of the United Nations, providing a platform to tackle pressing global issues and fostering the development of essential skills in public speaking, writing, and research. As a first entry point into international affairs and concepts, MITMUNC serves as an invaluable experience for students to engage in debates, form alliances, and explore diverse perspectives.


Preparing Future Leaders

In the weeks leading up to the event, our students immersed themselves in thorough preparations. They delved into research, refined their public speaking skills, and familiarised themselves with the diplomatic intricacies of representing different countries. The anticipation was palpable, with a mix of stress and excitement as they prepared to face the challenges that awaited them in Boston.


The MITMUNC Experience

From the grandeur of the opening ceremony to the intense committee debates and the culmination in the closing ceremony, every aspect of MITMUNC proved to be an extraordinary and unique experience. Our students found themselves split into different committees, each representing a different country. The ensuing debates saw them engaging with students from diverse backgrounds, bringing together a myriad of perspectives on issues ranging from religion and politics to finance.

Diplomacy in Action

The heart of MITMUNC lies in the simulation of the United Nations, where countries with differing viewpoints come together to find common ground and devise solutions to global challenges. Our students actively contributed to these discussions, forming alliances with fellow delegates and exploring innovative solutions. The experience allowed them to navigate the complexities of diplomacy, showcasing their ability to adapt and collaborate on an international stage.


Embracing Diversity

One of the most cherished aspects of the MITMUNC experience for our students was the opportunity to meet and interact with peers from across the world. Engaging in meaningful conversations about their respective countries' perspectives on serious matters, the students felt inspired and thrilled. The bonds formed during the event, coupled with the exchange of ideas, left a lasting impact, creating a global network of friends with shared interests in international affairs.



We had the chance to sit down with our students after the conference and gain insights into their experiences. Despite feeling stressed and nervous before the trip, they unanimously expressed their enthusiasm for the event. Their favorite memories centered around the diverse interactions with students from different countries, highlighting the enriching nature of the MITMUNC experience.


Looking Forward

When asked about advice for future participants, our students encouraged others to seize the opportunity without hesitation. They emphasized the uniqueness of the experience, the enjoyment derived from the process, and the realization that there was little to worry about. MITMUNC, they agreed, was about having fun, learning, and forging connections that transcend borders.


Unforgettable Boston Adventures

Beyond the committee rooms and debates, our students seized the opportunity to savor the unique charm of Boston. They explored the iconic Harvard campus, immersing themselves in the academic prestige of one of the world's most renowned universities. Additionally, the girls indulged in the local flavor by tasting the quintessential Boston delight – lobster rolls. This blend of academic and gastronomic exploration added a delightful layer to their MITMUNC experience, showcasing the perfect balance of intellectual pursuits and cultural appreciation.

The MITMUNC journey proved to be an enriching and transformative experience for our students. As they return to our school with newfound knowledge, skills, and international friendships, we celebrate their achievements and commend them for representing our institution on the global stage. MITMUNC has not only expanded their horizons but has also fueled their passion for diplomacy, leaving an indelible mark on their educational journey.