News & Events

Universities Visit AIS

As part of our support for students to find the best university after school, some of our Year 11-13 students attended an information session held by representatives from seven USA universities on 1 March. The seven universities represented were: Baldwin Wallace University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Manhattanville College, Ohio University, Roger Williams University, Rowan University and The University of Oklahoma. The universities presented information on the range and diversity of university choices and programs from across the USA. Some of the points covered were: why study in the USA; scholarships and finances for studying in the USA; and guidance in preparation

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Charity at AIS

One way that all people can make a positive difference in the world is to give – either of themselves by doing volunteer work, or by donating money. Quite simply, when you give you are helping those in need. Charity is a humanitarian act which seeks no reward. Interestingly, research shows that people that give to others, whether in time or resources, experience greater happiness, contentment and satisfaction with life. To encourage this sense of charity in our students and to support communities in need in Vietnam, AIS has an established partnership with the Loreto Kids Charity. Last year AIS

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U19 Boys SISAC Basketball Pool A

The U19 Boys Basketball Team had a very successful season finishing in 2nd place of the SISAC Pool A City Championship, the highest pool in HCMC. We played matches against BIS, ISHCMC, SSIS and TIS. The team won all its games except one, against BIS who were the eventual winners. This is a huge improvement from last year, and with the up and coming talent, the team should be competitive in future years. The SISAC season has now finished but we still keep practising for the next tournament, the TDT University U20 Basketball Cup.  In this tournament AIS will compete

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PYP Parent Workshop

Over 40 primary school parents attended the PYP Workshops this week at our Thu Thiem and Thao Dien campuses. The workshops discussed ‘Teaching for conceptual understanding,’ and challenged the concept used in many schools that teaching and learning is solely based on knowledge. We talked and discussed the importance of BOTH knowledge and understanding, as a way (for us all – students, teachers, parents) to make sense of the world in which we live. Parents had a great time getting to know each other, while deepening their understanding about the IB Primary Years Programme. Overall, they expressed their enjoyment, curiosity

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