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  • Leadership through the eyes of School Captains…

    Leadership through the eyes of School Captains…

    Dylan and Karen, Year 6, Hongqiao Campus, House Captains 

    Nelson Mandela wrote, “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated and passionate about what they do”. As Hongqiao Campus School Captains, we believe that leadership is about being passionate and dedicated to your cause.

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  • YCIS After School Activities Build Character

    YCIS After School Activities Build Character

    Emily, Year 11, Century Park Campus

    I grew up thinking that grades and test scores are the only things that make a difference in school. It’s about memorising the terms and studying the notes and getting the A’s…right? Well...not actually. 

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  • What is it like to be an international school student?

    What is it like to be an international school student?

    Iyeh, Year 11, Century Park Campus

    Being a student at an international school is definitely interesting. As an international school student at YCIS, I am exposed to so many different cultures and I learn something new and cool about these cultures every day. It has also made me more sensitive toward people's traditions and beliefs. As a Nigerian student studying in China, I can say that I have certainly been given a chance to explore a different aspect of life in this part of the world.

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  • What I Love About Celebrating Chinese New Year

    What I Love About Celebrating Chinese New Year

    Zi Wei, Year 8, Gubei Campus

    I have always been fascinated by Chinese New Year, and have learned a great deal about the holiday in school at YCIS. It amazes me that on this particular holiday, friends and families eagerly meet up, gather together, and catch up on each other’s lives.

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  • Fun Fashion Show Event

    Fun Fashion Show Event

    Marion, Year 9, Gubei Campus

    Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the YCIS IGCSE Art Fashion Show. The show started with a presentation from the art students about how they constructed their creations and we saw some pictures of them making their designs. Then, a group of Year 10 Drama students presented a short skit before the fashions came out on the runway.

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