Experiential Learning on a College Campus

Long before I started my journey in international education, I was an international student. When I look back, there were undoubtedly many elements of my higher education journey as an international student that helped me grow both personally and professionally to the individual I am today. From the student-centered academic philosophy of my professors who helped me out of my ... Read More

Thoughts on Co-operative Education and How to Approach it

Co-operative education programs (Co-op for short) are opportunities offered by most universities and can be similar to an internship. These Co-op placements are usually paid and an excellent chance for students to gain professional experience, earn a paycheck and start to network. But there is more to Co-op than merely making money and boosting your career opportunities after completing your ... Read More

Money Matters

Going to university or college will be a significant investment. For some students, this will be the first time they are handling their financial responsibilities. We want to make sure students are successful in meeting the financial demands of their post-secondary education, and the first step is to investigate your options and to do your research on what scholarships are ... Read More

Reflections on Growth

“Could a simpler way of life really be possible?” As I write these words, my local area is in social isolation, much like the rest of the world, to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Schools are closed, along with most businesses. Events and family gatherings, weddings, and even funerals, are postponed or cancelled altogether. We are forced to stay put. ... Read More

Why Attend an IC3 Regional Forum?

Maybe you've heard of the IC3 Regional Forums, but you feel overwhelmed by everything that's involved. Don't worry! Below, we've shared some pointers from Vatsal Chandra, a university representative from the University of Essex, and Hemaalathaa Yuvaraj, a high school delegate from Pathways School Gurgaon. After reading their tips, you'll be able to make the most out of every IC3 ... Read More

Season’s Greetings from IC3!

“This can be a very lonely job.” A statement often associated with the life of a counselor or a university representative. Even though you may be surrounded by students or traveling extensively to meet students, it typically ends up being a one-person role. This is when a community of counselors and representatives plays a significant role in redefining the word ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Priya Rajbhandary

IC3 is excited to highlight Priya Rajbhandary next for the #StudentExcellence project! Priya is in her first year of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Program (DP) and comes to us from Ullens School in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Ullens School is a non-profit school situated in Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal. Established in 2006, it offers classes from kindergarten to grade 10 and ... Read More

The Road to IC3: I Delayed the Inevitable

After the high-octane sessions at the IC3 Regional Forum in Bengaluru, here I am, a couple of days later recounting all the memories before I took the road to IC3. Back in 2014, every time I walked in to my Physics class, I looked at those eager faces, turned to solve an equation on the board and asked myself, “how ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Soumya Swain

Soumya Swain is whom we are highlighting next for the #StudentExcellence project! Soumya is in grade 12 and comes to us from The Sanskaar Valley School in Bhopal, India. The IC3 Regional Forum was hosted there on 17 January 2019 and Soumya was nominated by her school! Please enjoy reading and getting to know more about the amazing Soumya! IC3: ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Aratrika Pal

The next student we’re highlighting for our #StudentExcellence campaign comes to us from the Heritage School in Kolkata, India. We hosted an IC3 Regional Forum there on 29 January and Aratrika Pal was nominated by her principal, Seema Sapru. Aratrika Pal was in grade 12, as she just graduated! We are excited for you to get to know her and ... Read More