Student Blog

  • Achieving Fluency for Mainstream English

    Shen Annie (Xiaoyi) joined the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s English Intensive Programme (EIP) in August when she became a member of our community after having attended one of the university-affiliated high schools in Beijing for some time. YCIS Beijing’s English Intensive Programme seeks to provide high level of support for students with different language skills to ensure that they thrive not only in the English language itself but other subjects as well.

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  • A Star Leading to Victory

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing volleyball teams began the season to an amazing streak of wins against some of Beijing’s well known international schools. These results reflect how determination and team spirit can help achieve great results.

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  • Touching base with Emily Lau

    One of the many things we appreciate about studying at Yew Chung International School of Beijing is the exposure to different cultures and the opportunities studying in an international school provides. One of those is having access to multiple University destinations abroad.

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  • Bidding farewell to Chloe

    After spending an activity filled three and a half years at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, Chloe Sandifer-Stech dedicated the last academic semester engrossing herself in the Beijing life with the friends she made as they were all preparing to disperse across the world for their undergraduate studies. Below is a conversation we had about her high school experience, highlights and some of the lessons she learned before she headed to study at Furman University where she will pursue a degree in Earth and Environmental Science.

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  • From Setback to Triumph: Deborah Qu, YCIS Beijing Valedictorian

    In June, at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) all thoughts are turning towards graduation and beyond. So it’s only fitting that we profile our valedictorian and previous student blog contributor Deborah Qu. Deborah sat down with us to discuss her incredible achievement, her time at our school and share a bit of sound advice for young scholars.

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  • Coco Hong is in Good Company

    In this month’s edition of Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s (YCIS Beijing) student blog, we have the pleasure of featuring Year 8 scholar, Coco Hong. Coco is an EAL (English as an Additional Language) learner who has recently received the honour of having her work published in InkBeat, a youth journal that is dedicated to supporting and promoting the writing and art of students in the Beijing area. Coco’s achievement puts her in good company, as she joins the ranks of YCIS Beijing’s other published student creatives, such as Amy Yin and Sydney Lee (both of whom had their work published in InkBeat last year).

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  • Going Global with Kersi Pastakia

    Kershasp (Kersi) Pastakia has received three acceptances and has a big decision to make. 

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  • Sydney and Hyunju: Leading Lights

    Star student Hyunju Ju recently joined Sydney Lee as Co-Executive of Student Leadership at Yew Chung International School of Beijing. We meet the two executives and hear about some exciting events coming up.

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  • What’s Student Leadership All about?

    Student Leadership plays an active role at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, but what is it? We speak to the co-executives, Sydney Lee (Year 12) and Kersi Pastakia (Year 13), about the role of Student Leadership, their greatest achievements and the upcoming Christmas Bazaar.

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