After winning the Canadian National Brain Bee earlier this year, Jenny Sun went on to rank in the top 10 in the International Brain Bee World Championship in Korea.
Tag Archives | Inspiring alumni
Electronic waste (e-waste) is now a global concern, but this IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate found a way to recycle electronic waste together with other passionate advocates.
Starting 1 May, the we will be looking for your story on both Twitter and Instagram to celebrate and share the excitement about heading to university after an IB programme. Mention the IB alumni network channels and/or use these hashtags #IBalumni #BetterMakeRoom #CollegeSigningDay.
Stephanie Stan reflects on the skills and experiences she gained during the Diploma Programme (DP) that have benefited her university studies. This is her second story in our series on graduates voices.
Joining us this year as an alumni contributor, Safinah Hidayati Hambali shares her advice for making good decisions when under stress, rather than taking the easy way out. This is her second story in our series of graduate voices.
Sofia Parunova joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP). This is her second story of the series.
Marcel Wälde joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor. He says, “My IB diploma years have inspired me to question the narratives that art-historians have developed around the repository of visual artefacts … and to understand this questioning itself as a form of creative work.”
These inspiring alumni posed challenges that set the stage for students to think critically about real world topics during #generationIB. What global challenge would you like to see the next generation of student leaders solve? We invite you to pose your challenge for students on Twitter and Instagram.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Writing from the University of Vienna, Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Flora Maile Felix tells us about how her DP experience benefited her university studies in Austria.