Selina and Cici: Getting Involved with Giving Back
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we meet YCIS Beijing Year 12 students Selina and Cici. Selina and Cici are heavily involved with a range of charitable activities in Beijing and beyond. Here they discuss their most memorable experiences, why charity is so important to them and offer advice to other students looking to follow in their footsteps.
Vani Gupta: The Superlative Senior
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we introduce Year 13 student Vani Gupta. Originally from India, Vani has been with Yew Chung International School of Beijing for seven years where she’s developed into one of the student body’s most charitably active and academically high-achieving members.
David Clotworthy: A Star in the Making
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we introduce Year 11 student David Clotworthy. Originally from New Zealand, David has been with Yew Chung International School of Beijing for 6 years, where – through his passion for drama – he’s become one the most well-liked and visible students on campus.
Artists’ Impressions: Year 11 Students Published in INKBEAT
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we’re delighted to highlight the achievements of Year 11 students Amy Yin and Sydney Lee, both of whom were recently published in the latest edition of INKBEAT Youth Journal – a literary journal that celebrates the writing and art of students in the Beijing area. Sydney’s artwork is featured on the cover, while Amy had a short story published.
Natalie Rader: The Humble High-Achiever
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we’re delighted to highlight the outstanding achievement of Year 13 student Natalie Rader, who was recently named a Commended Student in the 2018 United States National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students are recognised for their exceptional academic promise, as determined by placing in the top 2% of scorers from more than 1.6 million entrants in the 2018 competition.
Deborah Qu: Becoming a Better Me
In this week’s edition of Student Blogs, we speak with one of Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s most active members, Deborah Qu.
From YCIS to UCL: An Alumnus’s Journey
In this special edition of Student Blogs,
Overcoming Shyness with Music
In this edition of Student Blogs, we speak with Year 13 student Liyong Wang, recipient of the Yew Chung International School of Beijing Performing Arts Scholarship, about the scholarship process and tips for students looking to apply. Also, as a member of the popular student rock band CHROMA, Liyong shares how he first became interested in music, the story of his favourite performance, and what he plans to do after graduation.
Zach Engler: Conquering Middle School
For the past two years, Zach Engler has been an international school student in Beijing. Originally from Key Largo, Florida, he moved to China in the summer of 2015, unsure of what to expect from the country he’d known only from newspapers and movies.