Student Blog

  • 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

    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.

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  • 30 Hour Famine: Go Hungry to Help Disabled Kids

    A staple of YCIS Beijing’s Upper Secondary School service-based activity is the annual 30 Hour Famine, an opportunity for students to raise money for a worthwhile cause in accordance with their CAS requirements as well as personally experience the challenges that millions of people face on a day-to-day basis. Year 13 student and head event organizer Lily Sandifer-Stech spoke on the purpose of the event and what she learned through the planning process.

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  • Secondary School’s Sensational Poetry Slam

    The Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) held its first annual Coffee House Poetry Slam event last week. Students from Years 7-10 showed off their literary chops with dynamic performances of self-written poetry in front of their peers. This edition of Student Blogs showcases the poetry of one of our Year 7 students, Aoife Savage. She speaks about the inspiration behind her poem and how the project has given her a greater appreciation of poetry and the writing process.

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  • CAS Leadership: The Zebra Project

    In this edition of student blogs, enterprising Year 13 student Zoe Lin discusses the Zebra Project, a CAS initiative she is spearheading to help children from Western China in, as well as the challenges she’s overcome in the process.

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  • Achievement Scholarship Opportunities at YCIS Beijing

    In this edition of Student Blogs, new YCIS Beijing arrival and Overall Scholarship recipient Khondker Salehin Abrar Haque discusses his impressions of the school and gives advice to potential candidates to help them secure a scholarship of their own.

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  • Volleyball Victories at YCIS Beijing

    In this edition of Student Blogs, Year 12 YCIS Beijing veteran and volleyball team captain Phoebe Cramp discusses the team’s recent successes and the influence volleyball has had on her life.

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  • A Childhood of Chinese at YCIS Beijing

    In this edition of Student Blogs, we speak with Year 13 student Emanuele Finocchiaro. We spoke with Emanuele about his experience studying Chinese at YCIS Beijing and how the Chinese programme has equipped him with an excellent tool with which to succeed later in life.

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  • IBDP and University Snapshot

    In this edition of Student Blogs, Yew Chung International School of Beijing valedictorian and previous student blog contributor Wan Teng Lee discusses her exceptional IBDP results as well as her eager anticipation for university life.

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