Student Blog

  • Behind-the-Scenes: The Annual YCIS Beijing Film Festival

    Behind-the-Scenes: The Annual YCIS Beijing Film Festival

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing Film Festival has been a highlight of the school calendar for many years, and this year is no exception. Featuring a handpicked selection of films from dozens of student- and teacher-submitted entries, the afternoon promises to be another entertaining and dramatic spectacle full of exceptional film work.

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  • A Student Leader’s Perspective on Our Temple Fair

    A Student Leader’s Perspective on Our Temple Fair

    Last week, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s annual Temple Fair welcomed hundreds of guests from the greater international community to campus to celebrate the coming Chinese New Year. In addition to great performances from students and professionals alike, an integral piece to the event’s success was the dedicated efforts of our Student Leadership team, who ran a variety of booths featuring traditional Chinese handicrafts and games to entertain attendees.

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  • Second Semester Goals

    Second Semester Goals

    With the second semester steadily underway, our Upper Secondary School students are diving back into their rigorous International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate Diploma programmes. We spoke with Year 12 student Natalie Rader about her experience with the programme so far and how she aims to survive and thrive in this spring.

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  • Student-led Charity: Help a Child Smile

    Student-led Charity: Help a Child Smile

    In this edition of Student Blogs, Year 12 student Vani Gupta discusses her work with Help a Child Smile (HACS), a charity organisation founded by students at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, and its special importance to her.

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  • Student Ambassadorship at YCIS Beijing

    Student Ambassadorship at YCIS Beijing

    At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, we pride ourselves on providing students not just with ample opportunities for academic achievement but also for the development of real-life “soft” skills. It’s with this latter development in mind that the Admissions Department has launched the Student Ambassador programme, a hand-picked selection of high-achieving and dedicated students to advocate for the school from a student perspective. Year 9 student Leander Claussen, one of the inaugural cohort of student ambassadors this year, spoke with us about the privilege of representing YCIS Beijing.

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