Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year 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 […]
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.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Regina Labardini talks to us about her passion for learning and paying it forward to others in university. She says, “The least I can do with all the skills that I have developed through the DP is share … the passion for learning, the adrenaline rush of being a curious inquirer … […]
One science communication course at the University of Melbourne gave DP alumnus JT Yeung the inspiration needed to dive into the world of YouTube vlogging. We speak with him to find out what skills he needed to create his first video essay and how the medium can be used by students.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Safinah Hambali shares her experiences and advice with us on the “art of adaptation” and how life’s sudden turns shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals.
From the UK to Malaysia, Solenn Gueganton studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Wellington College, England and is now head of politics at Marlborough College Malaysia Johor Bahru.
Helping student-athletes balance their sport and education commitments is the goal of the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) and their sports pilot project with the IB.
Communication can be understood as receptive, productive and interactive skills, but it cannot be kept in isolation or without purpose. I remember a few years ago taking a group of IB Diploma Programme (DP) students on an exchange trip to a francophone IB World School in Togo and their disbelief when I told them about […]