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Beau Soleil welcomes Nobel Laureate, Michel Mayor

Posted on 14th Jun 2021 in School News, Science, Switzerland

Meeting the man who revolutionized the world of astrophysics was an opportunity not to be missed for Beau Soleil’s budding scientists. Professor Mayor shared his extraordinary understanding of the workings of the universe with an attentive audience of Physics students and their teachers.

​How to boost your school's STEM appeal

Posted on 17th Sep 2018 in STEM, Science, International Schools, International Education

Demand for STEM skills is strong across all economies and it is set to grow in the coming years. Despite this, the issue of falling numbers in the uptake of higher level science and technology based education has been the subject of many debates, studies and reports for several decades and there remains and ongoing concern and increased recognition of the need to reverse this trend, writes Mike Serridge...

​Student team from Ho Chi Minh City run first inter-school Grand Prix in Vietnam

Posted on 12th Jun 2018 in School News, Science, Technology, Mathematics, Arts, Engineering, Vietnam

The British International School in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam successfully hosted the very first BIS Grand Prix. The event engaged both primary and secondary students aged 9-12 years old with their task to design and manufacture the fastest miniature F1 car possible, emulating the design and engineering processes employed by real F1 racing teams.