On Tuesday, 21 November 2023, YUVA Mauritius was honoured to host Mr Daniel Haboucha, Second Secretary of Political and Economic Affairs at the High Commission of Canada in South Africa, at the YUVA Training Room in Port Louis.
The event marked another significant milestone in the ongoing collaboration between YUVA and Canada under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) programme. The partnership focuses on implementing a 7-month STEM education project in Mauritius to empower young girls from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.
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This is the interview of Abhay Peertun, one of the five students who formed part of Robotics Team Mauritius in FIRST Global 2023, Singapore.
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This is the interview of Jaanya Callychurn, one of the five students who formed part of Team Mauritius in FIRST Global 2023, Singapore.
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This is the interview of Sudharshan Mohajeer, one of the five students who formed part of Team Mauritius in FIRST Global 2023, Singapore.
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In the world of robotics and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), young talents often emerge as inspiring figures. One such rising star is Sudharshan Mohajeer, an 18-year-old high school student at Saint Mary’s College in Mauritius.
Sudharshan is gaining recognition in the robotics community as a proud member of Team Mauritius at the FIRST Global Challenge 2023, travelling to Singapore this October. In this article, we explore Sudharshan’s journey, his passion for robotics, and his aspirations for the future.
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In the world of technology and innovation, one young talent emerges: Abhay Peertun. Abhay, a Port Louis, Mauritius resident, is an 18-year-old high school student enrolled at John Kennedy College.
What distinguishes him from his peers is his strong passion for technology. This passion has driven him on a remarkable journey, from a curious kid disassembling electronic devices to a rising talent in the world of robotics. In this article, we dive into Abhay’s inspiring voyage, exploring the roots of his fascination with technology and his path toward FIRST Global Challenge 2023.
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In the world of robotics and STEM enthusiasts, there exists a breed of young talent whose passion for innovation knows no bounds. Among them is Jaanya Callychurn, a 17-year-old Grade 12 student from Droopnath Ramphul State College in Mauritius.
With a fervent interest in subjects like Maths, Physics, and Computer Science, Jaanya embodies the spirit of curiosity and innovation that defines the future of science and technology. In this article, she shares her remarkable journey and the excitement that comes with representing her nation at FIRST Global 2023.
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In the world of robotics, where innovation knows no bounds, there are young minds like Saahus Callychurn who are willing to do their best to succeed in the field. In this article, he shares his remarkable journey and the excitement that comes with representing his nation at FIRST Global 2023.
At the age of 16, Saahus, a high school student at Modern College in Flacq, Mauritius, is preparing to embark on a remarkable journey – FIRST Global 2023. Saahus’s story is one of passion, dedication, and the relentless pursuit of innovation in the world of robotics.
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In the world of robotics and innovation, passionate individuals can emerge from unexpected places, and Devesh Takoor, the mentor of Team Mauritius at FIRST Global 2023, is a prime example. In this article, we dive into Devesh’s journey, from his humble beginnings at a robotics workshop to becoming a mentor at one of the most prestigious robotics competitions in the world.
“It is an honour to represent Team Mauritius at FIRST Global 2023 in Singapore”, said Devesh Takoor. “It is a privilege to guide and inspire young robotics minds as it reminds me of the path I had to take”, he added.
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Be a part of something bigger than yourself — invest in the transformative power of science and technology for a brighter future. Contact YUVA if you want to be a volunteer for FIRST Global Challenge 2023!
FIRST Global is a volunteer-driven organization. At each year’s FIRST Global Challenge, International Volunteers help keep the robots running, make the matches fun, and keep the FIRST Global spirit alive. Ranging from high school students to professional engineers, our International Volunteers are what make the FIRST Global Challenge possible!
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Singapore will host the seventh edition of an international robotics challenge for youth in October, the first time the annual competition will be held in Asia. And YUVA Mauritius is the official partner of the event.
Around 190 countries will send a team each to Singapore to compete in the “Olympic-style” contest organised by the United States-based non-profit group First Global, which promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM – education.
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YUVA’s kids will represent Mauritius in Singapore’s 2023 FIRST Global Challenge. The “Olympics-style” robotics event concentrates on revolutionizing renewable energy with a focus on hydrogen.
FIRST Global, the STEM education nonprofit founded by inventor Dean Kamen, has announced the 2023 FIRST Global Challenge will be held in Singapore from 7-10 October.
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Hello, my name is Chelsy Madison Tow nam. I’m 15 years old. I study at Loreto College of Port Louis and am in grade 9. I’m part of the YUVA’s Robotics Team Mauritius, participating in the FIRST Global Challenge 2022.
I’m very introverted and have a lot of difficulties communicating with others, making it hard for me to make new friends. Fortunately, when I joined YUVA Mauritius, my teammates were friendly to me, making it easy for me to get to know each of them. Also, getting used to a new environment takes me a lot of time.
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Like in most countries, robotics in Mauritius is used daily for the most common tasks. The fast-growing influence of AI in every aspect of our lives raises the question of whether our education system caters to understanding these changes and if young Mauritians are adequately equipped to contribute to this field.
To answer these questions, this article provides an overview of robotics at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
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YUVA Academy conducted a team-building session on Sunday, 26 June 2022 at Anse La Raie with all the young people of 14-18 years old who form part of the official Robotics team of FIRST Global Challenge 2022.
Three sub-teams were formed and tasked to build a kite out of the hidden materials (treasure hunt).
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