IB programmes are designed to provide not only a qualification, but also the mindset and skills for lifelong learning. At ISL IB Diploma College, we support students in making informed choices about future pathways in education and beyond.
In addition to group orientation during tutor time, each student meets with a Higher Education guidance counsellor regularly throughout the two years, learning how to research options, put together their applications and then apply. This process is informed by assessment data gathered each semester from assignments and from internal ‘mock’ examinations that provide an authentic picture of the student’s likely final attainment.
Our Alumni Community is an invaluable asset in this process, and students are offered individual mentoring with ISL alumni who are already at university or even working in the student’s dream career.
We are proud of our outcomes, where each year close to 100% of our students gain admission to their first choice university, whether in the UK or elsewhere. Graduating with an IB Diploma from ISL IB Diploma College is a passport to a global future.
A Selection of ISL IB Diploma College Graduate University Destinations for Recent Years:
Graduating Class 2019-20 Highlights
The IB Diploma retains its gold standard status with universities worldwide, and our graduating class have been successful in being accepted by a wide range of highly competitive universities to read for demanding and exciting degrees. Some highlights to note are:
100% of our students applying through UCAS gained admittance to their first choice of university (their 'firm' choices) after the results were finalised, including world class institutions such as UCL (three students), King's College London (three students) and Queen Mary, University of London (two students), with none needing to fall back on their insurance choices.
Overseas, we also had acceptances at such highly ranked universities as Toronto (with a full scholarship), Waseda (Tokyo), Leiden (The Netherlands) and The Royal Technical Institute of Sweden. We are pleased to report all our students have succeeded in finding appropriate directions for beyond the IBDP and are embarking on courses best suited to their interests and aptitudes.
Our students remain key members of the ISL community even long after they have graduated.
Through our Alumni Programme, we continue to support ISL alumni in the next phase of their journey into further education and their careers, as well as keep them connected with the school, their teachers and fellow ISL students.