US Style Degree Courses in the UK

UCL have already introduced a liberal arts degree, it’s called ‘Arts and Sciences
They may be looking to attract students who have a broader secondary education.
Kings College London have a similar programme called, ‘Liberal Art
As it stands at the moment, they are the only two institutions offering this.
Durham has broad based, social science, arts and science programmes.
Scotland also gives more breadth, St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow etc.

Regent’s College London Visiting Geneva

Please note the following dates and times.  If you wish to visit, you will of course have to ask permission of either M Coulot or Mme Chassot…

Thursday, March 1
8:30 a.m. ISG: Campus des Nations
10:00 a.m. ISG: La Grande Boissiere
11.35 a.m. College Du Leman

Friday, March 2
12:00 p.m. ISG: La Châtaigneraie
p.m. (pending) Institut International de Lancy

Study at a Top Chinese Unviversity This Summer?

Here is an email I recently received..

The Summer Scholars Program is filling up quickly! To ensure your students don’t miss this summer opportunity, direct them to apply online now at:

What is the Summer Scholars Program?

The new Summer Scholars Program is 14 days filled with engaging, experiential  learning at the UBC’s beautiful Okanagan campus.

During the Summer Scholars Program, your students will:

  • explore environmental science and tackle the hot topics of sustainability
  • study with top professors and leaders in the field
  • experience one of the world’s leading universities
  • discover the inspiring outdoors of the Okanagan Valley

This program runs from July 15 to 28, 2012.

okanagan campus

What does the program offer?

The Summer Scholars Program is a non-credit course that will give students a solid foundation in sustainability and the science behind environmental issues.

Your students will be guided through field research by experts, and gain valuable hands-on experience while they:

  • complete a final study project, perfect for their college applications
  • participate in a fully supervised program of classes, field trips, and recreational activities
  • explore Canada and meet students from around the world

Are your students eligible?

The program is open to students between 16 and 18 years of age, entering one of their final two years of recognized high-school study.

There are no pre-requisites for entry, but students must be in good academic standing and will be asked to provide a transcript.

To learn more, and to apply online, visit the Summer Scholars Program website.

About UBCokanagan campus

UBC is consistently ranked among the world’s top 40 universities, and is internationally recognized as a model for the understanding and practice of sustainability.

UBC’s Okanagan campus offers outstanding new facilities for research and teaching. It is located in the friendly city of Kelowna, in one of Canada’s foremost recreational regions: the Okanagan Valley.

We look forward to welcoming your students to UBC’s Okanagan campus this summer.


Amanda Victoor 

Pembroke College, Cambridge – Visit to Geneva, Thursday 22nd March

Pupil from Florimont have received a personal invitation from Dr Caroline Burt, Admissions Tutor at Pembroke College, Cambridge, to attend a presentation by Cambridge University at the LGB campus of the International School of Geneva.

Time is 5pm, Thursday 22nd March.

Please let Mr Lally know at if you plan to attend.

Art, communication et design. Une école à Genève.

Vous souhaitez poursuivre dans une filière créative, l’IPAC-Design peut vous intéresser. 

Pour le savoir, rendez-vous à ses journées portes ouvertes:

Mercredi 8 février 2012

Mercredi 9 mai 2012

Samedi 12 mai 2012.

58 cour, Rue du Grand-Pré
1202 Genève

Et pour en savoir plus et découvrir l’école:

Vidéo de présentation :

+41 22 700 56 55