International students’ guide to packing for university

Posted on 9th May 2019 in University Study, China

Along with graduating seniors across Beijing, Year 13 students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) are preparing to spread their wings and fly the nest. As students excitedly look forward to the new opportunities and challenges that await at universities around the globe, the first order of business to prepare is packing.

Parent tips: Helping your child cope with anxiety

Posted on 1st Mar 2019 in School News, China, Wellbeing

It is normal for children to feel stressed by the pressures of growing up, school life and exams, but there are things parents can do to help. Rachel George, School Counsellor at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, shares some of her tips for parents on helping children cope with stress and anxiety.

Five tips for optimising revision

Posted on 31st Jan 2019 in School News, China

Students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing recently took part in a study skills workshop led by educational expert Lance King. During the workshop, students learned how understanding yourself is the first step in mastering revision. Luli Podesta and Charlie Leung, both in Year 8, share their tips from the workshop.