Message from the Principal of Shrewsbury Hong Kong

Dear Parents and Friends, It was a real honour to be invited to speak at the Kindergarten festival earlier this month. It proved a wonderful opportunity to engage with families actively searching for the best possible setting for their children. It also gave me the chance to reflect upon the enormous impact pre-primary education has…

Perfect scores for two Munich International School students 

Munich International School (MIS) is proud to announce the outstanding results of its 2017 International Baccalaureate graduating class. Two students in the graduating class, Milena Roeckl and Florentin Zander, achieved a perfect International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma score of 45 points. Only 244 students in 2017 – approximately 1 in 1,000 students – who sat the…

Shrewsbury presents prevalent concert of the year: Last Night of the Proms 2017

Shrewsbury International School hosts its annual Last Night of the Proms concert on Thursday 2nd November, promising another evening of top quality musical entertainment and hospitality. Based on a musical festival that was first staged in Britain over 120 years ago,  “The Shrewsbury Proms” is now in its 11th year and has become a hugely…

The importance of Mastering Your Mother Tongue

Ferdinand de Saussure, a Swiss linguist and semiotician, and the founder of theoretical linguistics, once said that “Language and mind are like the two sides of a piece of paper: neither can exist without the other.” Many third culture kids (TCKs) belong to a school of thought who stoutly believe that the mother tongue of…

Through The Labyrinth… And Beyond

Utahloy International School Zengcheng (UISZ) has recently affiliated to ABSA. UISZ is a K-12 international day and boarding school since 2003, offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at all levels (PYP, MYP and DP) with approximately 200 students with 100 boarders. Our boarders and staff are truly international and eclectic in flavour, with at least…

Jubilant Harrow Bangkok Celebrates Record Breaking Results

At A Level a record 61% of all grades achieved were either A* or A. One in three of our students achieved A* or A grades in all of their subjects. Grade, % A Level Results 2017 UK All Schools (source JCQ) UK Independent Schools (source JCQ) A* 31 8.3 19 A* – A 61…

RIS Student Wins Highest Honor at ASEAN Science Competition

“My name is Panuvat Chutichetpong (Todd). I’m a senior at RIS whose passion lies in scientific research and innovation. The past few years, I have worked on several fascinating science projects, but most recently I invented a Novel Sensor that can rapidly diagnose drug-resistant Tuberculosis much faster than current methods. After devoting the bulk of…

Community work in South Africa

During the holidays a group of students visited South Africa. They joined an organisation called Global Vision International (GVI) and did the Volunteer and Adventure experience in South Africa for two weeks. On Monday, we started with our voluntary work in a school called ‘A.C.J Phakade Primary’, in the community of Nomzamo, where GVI already…

Finding My Voice: Reflecting on My Travel-Filled Teenage Years

The following reflection was written by Class of 2018 student Jessica Meniere. At sixteen, I’ve made a hobby out of collecting destinations, air miles and one way plane tickets. My belongings fit well within the 23kg weight limit of the flights that I take, and the fatigued wheels of my suitcase find refuge in the…

Five Reasons To Choose The TASIS Summer Programs

Set in beautiful Lugano, the TASIS Summer Programs in Switzerland offer intensive academic courses, an unparalleled performing arts program, thrilling outdoor adventures, advanced sports training, and engaging cultural excursions to students ranging in age from 4½–18. Below are five reasons why we believe there is no better place to spend your summer. 1. You will…