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Film for Change

SMD alumna, Dolma Tsering Lama, recently finished the IB (International Baccalaureate) program at UWC (United World Colleges) ISAK in Japan. She won a full scholarship at Wheaton College MA in the USA to study film as of fall 2018. As so many people are still illiterate in the mountains of Nepal, she thinks short films are a way to bring …

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TD receives UBC Scholarship

Tsewang_Diki_SMD_School_Alumna

SMD School alumna, Tsewang Diki (‘TD’), recently graduated from grade 12 at Shawnigan Lake Boarding School in British Columbia, Canada. Not only did she do so with flying colours, but she also won a full-ride, four-year scholarship to the University of British Columbia (UBC; among the top 50 universities in the world) in Canada to study sciences. TD says that …

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Tashi Dolma Helps Nubri Villages

Tashi Dolma on Larke Pass

Tashi Dolma Lama is one of our SMD alumna who won a scholarship to finish her high-school diploma in Canada at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario in 2011, after which she went on to complete her Bachelor of Arts & Sciences Degree at Quest University in Squamish, BC, Canada earlier this year. She writes to us about her recent …

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Dolma Tsering’s Experience at ISAK

Dolma Tsering from Gorkha disrict is an SMD alumna. She won a scholarship at the International School of Asia Karuizawa (ISAK) in Japan to finish her grade 11 and 12 studies, pursuing an IB (International Baccalaureate) diploma. Right now, she is back at SMD for the summer break and shared her grade 11 experience with us. The first few days …

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Sonam Colours his Dreams

Sonam Gurung, SMD alum and artist, just returned from Red Cross Nordic United World College in Norway, where he was studying on scholarship to complete grades 11 and 12. While there, he presented a project proposal to make art classes available to SMD School students after class, hold art exhibitions and produce new generations of artists at SMD. His project …

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SMD Alumni Graduate in Canada

SMD Alumna Dechen Dolma graduates from UVic

We are so proud of SMD alumni Tenzin Sherpa and Dechen Dolma who graduated with their bachelor degrees from Universities in western Canada this month. Dechen came to SMD from the remote Himalayan village of Lho, in the Nubri region of Nepal. As one of our outstanding students, she finished Class 10 with us, after which she won a scholarship …