Women Techmakers Scholar Program

This summer for three days from 13 July to 15 July, Google and Cobinhood are running a summer camp for female STEM students. High school females interested in Computer Science are welcome to apply. Spots are limited so please apply as soon as possible. More details can be found on their Facebook page. The summer Read more about Women Techmakers Scholar Program[…]

NYU Evening Information Session

New York University (NYU) Evening Presentation: Monday, 27th May New York University (NYU) is coming to visit TES on Monday, 27th May for an evening presentation. They will lead a private session especially for TES High School students on a Case Study of US selective admissions followed by a general information session, open to the Read more about NYU Evening Information Session[…]

UCC Event: The University of Leeds Visits

On the 3rd of April from 12:45-1:40 pm we are proud to host a University and Careers Counselling (UCC) event which features a professor who is the Director of MSc Management at University of Leeds.  She will present a session on the purpose and function of Business and Management study. She will also do an Read more about UCC Event: The University of Leeds Visits[…]

UCC “Crunch Time” for H4 Applications

As we head into our final week of school with university application deadlines just around the corner, I want to bring your attention to this great article for parents. The article outlines several reasons why universities may sometimes indicate that an “application is incomplete”. This common initial response from universities can happen for a number Read more about UCC “Crunch Time” for H4 Applications[…]

Registration for Imperial College London Visit Opens

We are excited to have Imperial College London visit British Secondary and High School students on the 18th of  January. Students can reserve their place for this visit via the Google Form below. All students in Year Groups H1-H4 have had this announced in their Group Registration Assemblies this week and there is significant student Read more about Registration for Imperial College London Visit Opens[…]

Imperial College London Visit TES on 18 January

We are excited to have Imperial College London visit TES on 18 January. The university representative will do a general presentation on 1) Value of a UK Education 2) UK Higher Education Admissions and Selection and 3) Personal Statement and Interviews for highly selective universities. Then after the first hour of the general presentation on Read more about Imperial College London Visit TES on 18 January[…]

University and Careers Counselling Coffee Morning

This is a reminder that University and Careers Counselling will host our second Parent Coffee Meeting this term on 29 November from 9.00-10.00am in the Phase II Cafeteria. The focus of the session will be “Selective Admission in the UK and US”. This will be followed by a more casual round-table group discussion in which Read more about University and Careers Counselling Coffee Morning[…]

BSHS University and Careers Represent TES at Council of International Schools Forum in Vienna

The Council of International Schools (CIS) Forum is a conference held annually in Europe and it is one of the biggest conferences for university representatives and counsellors to get together to learn from each other and share best practices. This year the conference was held in Vienna, Austria. More than 300 university representatives and university Read more about BSHS University and Careers Represent TES at Council of International Schools Forum in Vienna[…]

Upcoming UCC University Visits

UCC website now has a section on “University Visits” where there is a Google Calendar summary of when the university visitors are coming to TES. This is to ensure that all parents and students get the most up to date information on when university fairs and visits are held. Please see full details of upcoming Read more about Upcoming UCC University Visits[…]

TES Profile for University Applications Published

The UCC Department is pleased to announce that our 2018-2019 TES Profile has been published online on our website. The purpose of the TES Profile is for university applications as most universities around the world request a school profile to go along with the student application to understand the context of the applicant’s high school. Read more about TES Profile for University Applications Published[…]

UCC H1 and H2 Parent Information Night

Thank you to the parents and students who attended this week’s H1 and H2 University Information Night. It was great to see so many of you and engage in conversations about future university decisions. Please see here for a copy of the Powerpoint that was used during the presentation: H1 and H2 Students and Parents Information Night_25.10.2018 Read more about UCC H1 and H2 Parent Information Night[…]

Linden University Reverse Fair

On the evening of Tuesday 16th October the USA Universities who attended the daytime TES University Fair organised their own event at Palais de Chine Hotel in Taipei. This event was described to me as a variation on speed dating to allow University representatives and school careers counsellors to find out more about each other’s Read more about Linden University Reverse Fair[…]

Upcoming University Visits

Here is a summary of the university fairs and visits to TES. I hope all students interested in the universities can attend the planned future events outlined in this document. This list provides a comprehensive overview of visits that have been organised by the University and Careers Counselling in the British Secondary and High School. Read more about Upcoming University Visits[…]

CIS EARCOS Conference for UCC Counsellors

The Council of International Schools (CIS)  East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) Conference was held last Thursday and Friday at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok. This is the fourth time that CIS has hosted this event for university counsellors and admissions officers to come together to discuss topics that surround higher education access and Read more about CIS EARCOS Conference for UCC Counsellors[…]

Counselling Association of Taiwan College Fair and Council of International Schools East Asia Tour 2018

This past weekend was a very busy weekend for many Taipei European School students. The Counselling Association of Taiwan (CAT) College Fair was held in Tienmu and was a huge success with more than 1600 students and parents from all over Taiwan present at the event. More than 130 institutions from Asia, Canada, the United Read more about Counselling Association of Taiwan College Fair and Council of International Schools East Asia Tour 2018[…]

UCC Coffee Morning

Thank you for those who could make it to yesterdays Parent Coffee Morning. We will have another one on Thursday 29th of November from 9.00-10.00am. We look forward to seeing more parents come to get an insight into the procedures of the University and Careers Counselling process. Attached is the presentation of the information that Read more about UCC Coffee Morning[…]

University Applications: Answering Questions and Clarifying Common Myths

Yesterday we enjoyed a wonderful counsellor session with six highly selective universities (Georgetown, Northwestern, Columbia, Princeton, Duke, and Vanderbilt) from the United States. The session opened with the admissions officers giving updates and highlights of the universities. This was then followed by a “Q and A” session. There were more than 25 counsellors from all Read more about University Applications: Answering Questions and Clarifying Common Myths[…]

University and Careers Counselling – H3 Presentation

Thank you for those who came to our H3 Parent and Student Evening Presentation on Wednesday 6th of September. Attached are the slides to our presentation for those who missed the event. We will have another meeting like this for parents in March when we officially start working with individual students and families. There is Read more about University and Careers Counselling – H3 Presentation[…]

UCC Presentation to H4 and their Parents

Thank you for those who came to yesterday’s evening UCC presentation to the H4 students and parents. It was a good turnout and for those who could not make it, attached is the powerpoint of our presentation. As always please feel free to connect with your child’s UCC if you have any questions. The students Read more about UCC Presentation to H4 and their Parents[…]