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  • Helping Others through My CAS Project

    Helping Others through My CAS Project

    Reiren, Year 12, Gubei Campus

    I have been participating in a charity organisation since October 2014 for my major CAS project for the IB diploma. This organisation is called “Bow Meow Shanghai” and they help people adopt stray animals. I have found supporting Bow Meow Shanghai to be very meaningful.

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  • Cultivating a Passion for Helping Others

    Cultivating a Passion for Helping Others

    Karyn, Year 13, Century Park Campus

    Ever since I moved to Shanghai and started school at YCIS, charity became an important word in my vocabulary. Included as part of the schools motto, YCIS promotes learning through “love and charity”, and my passion for helping others has been cultivated during my time here.

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  • Diversity Unites YCIS Community

    Diversity Unites YCIS Community

    Tanya, Year 11, Gubei Campus

    Growing up, I had to say goodbye to peers who left my school to move to other countries. For a young Year 6, it was tough to have friends leave, but then I learnt that I would have to leave my friends behind to go study in another school – in a whole other country – and that was even scarier!

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  • Eco-Initiatives at YCIS

    Eco-Initiatives at YCIS

    Spencer, Student Head of the Eco Council, Year 12, Century Park Campus

    At YCIS, our community has not only developed an understanding of environmental problems, but has also taken effective action to combat them. This year we have continued our commitment to reducing desertification in Inner Mongolia and have donated another RMB 50,000 yuan to the Million Tree Project.

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  • What I Learnt During Our IB Trip to Thailand

    What I Learnt During Our IB Trip to Thailand

    Toby, Year 12, Century Park Campus

    Now that we are back in busy Shanghai, I can’t help but look back on the amazing trip to Thailand our Year 12 class just returned from. Our days were jam-packed with fantastic activities planned all over the beautiful city of Chiang Mai, and the learning never stopped.

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