How do IB programmes ignite a sense of self-confidence, curiosity and creativity within students? Fatima Sul joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP).
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Carys Feehan, an IB student in Hong Kong, has never lived in her ancestral home of Wales. But this didn’t stop her from drawing strongly on Welsh culture in a recent art exhibition she staged which helped her win a scholarship to study […]
Alexandre Veillerette is rather handy with a baton. In the Spring of 2018 he conducted over 50 of his fellow student musicians in a concert in front of a 550-strong audience at Rome’s famous arts centre Parco Della Musica. The 17-year-old, who studies on the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St George’s British International School, […]
By Nathaniel Katz Following two years of intense art making in the visual arts course, my students celebrated their achievements with a final art exhibition. They spent the week prior to the vernissage curating their own shows, and with family and the school community in attendance inaugurated the exhibition, enjoyed each other’s hard work, and […]
Proudly telling the world about our innovative curriculum developments in our 50th anniversary year We are (in) the revolution. The way that our world works, thinks and communicates is changing. Many of us (but not all) can easily tuck away much of human knowledge in our front pocket. On our screens flash centuries worth of […]
We spoke with parents to ask one simple question: Why IB? Here’s what they had to say.
This year’s Oscar for the best-animated feature went to a Disney movie called Coco. It’s a Mexican tale, built around the country’s Day of the Dead celebrations, with a rich cast of characters and a great musical score. One of the many animators on the film was former IB student Harsh Agrawal. Once a student […]
The inspiring story of a young immigrant and IB student who used poetry and women’s issues to integrate into a new society. Heaven be your body How you bleed sky How the sun sets where your eyes close How When you stand The flowers And the clouds of warm milk lean towards you How you […]
Through the DP, alumnus Thea Kurniawan says “I learnt the value of positive relationships, the importance of struggle before success and that the journey is more important than the destination.” She joins us this year as an alumni contributor to share her experiences since graduation.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Halley Meslin experienced an event she never thought would happen: walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival! She tells us how a semester abroad in turned into a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Entering or considering university in the United States? You may be looking to lower the cost of your education or the time it takes to graduate. In addition to finding scholarships, many institutions offer generous course credit for your IB diploma and exams to help you save time and money. While not comprehensive, consider this […]
After completing a nine-month internship at the International Baccalaureate, Ocie Grimsley signs off by sharing the “Primary List” — 5 key dreams, goals and reflections for the future.
The extended essay may be one of the most complex independent projects that a Diploma Programme (DP) student takes on during their IB years. Stephanie Stan tells us how to make the essay more than just an assignment and transform it into an opportunity to expand your own knowledge.
For Alexandra Auger, the Diploma Programme (DP) set in motion the confidence she would later need to create her own company. Video and Q&A below on her journey from the DP to managing director of The Juice Executive. The conversation continues: Alexandra Auger completed the Diploma Programme (DP) at Maidstone Grammar and read Politics, Philosophy […]
Alumnus Matthew Ferby reminds us that it is important to assess your limitations and ration your time to make the most of it. He relates his recent experience as a civil engineering graduate to the lessons he learned as a busy Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) student.