The International School of London (ISL) Qatar is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Since opening the doors to its first students in August of 2008, ISL Qatar has developed a strong presence both locally and internationally as a pioneering educational institution, that is continually exploring the process of learning and considering what constitutes effective learning. ISL Qatar has an outstanding reputation for high academic standards, prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes and an impressive record of admissions to the best universities worldwide.
This is evident in the latest IB Diploma results where the students achieved 98% pass rate. Eleven students scored 36 points or higher which is above the IB world average.
ISL Qatar’s top scorer, Rhea Arora, achieved 43 points followed by Jan Sedlacek with 42 points and Amatallah Aqlan with 40 points. Ms. Arora will be attending University of California, Berkeley where she will study Political Science, Mr. Sedlacek will attend University of Groningen in the Netherlands where he will study International Relations & International Organizations and Ms. Aqlan will attend Utrecht University in the Netherlands to study Literary Studies.
The ISL Qatar Class of 2018 graduates will continue their studies at the following universities:
UK: University of Bristol, University of Portsmouth, University of Leeds, University of Bristol, Queen’s University Belfast, London South Bank University, University of Leeds, Trent University, Loughborough University, University of Liverpool, University of the West of England, Bristol, British College of Osteopathic Medicine
Netherlands: Technische Universiteit Delft, Utrecht University, University of Groningen, Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam
US: University of California, Berkeley, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology, Brown University, Northwestern University
Canada: Toronto Film School, Dalhousie University, University of British Columbia, Trent University, Ryerson University, University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Business, York University, Brock University
Europe: Istituto Europeo di Design (Italy), G Air Training Centre (Portugal), International Fashion Academy (Paris), University of Pecs (Hungary), I.E. University (Spain) University of Health Sciences (Lithuania), European Flyers (Spain), Near East University (Cyprus)
Qatar: Georgetown University, University of Aberdeen, Northwestern University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Virginia Commonwealth University, Academic Bridge Program
Other Universities: American University of Sharjah (UAE), Lebanese American University (Lebanon), American University of Cairo (Egypt), Staffordshire University (Malaysia), University of Petra (Jordan), CMR University (India), University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Graduates from the ISL Qatar Class of 2018 are from 26 countries and speak 16 different languages. Twenty five percent of ISL Qatar graduates achieved bilingual diplomas. The challenging IB Diploma Programme, which focuses not only on academic success, but prepares students to be well rounded individuals, is highly regarded by top universities worldwide. DP students apply to more than 3,300 higher education institutions each year, in close to 90 countries. The most popular of these institutions are ranked among the top universities in the world.