Entrance to universities worldwide
The University Guidance Counsellor assists students with the university application process and is available to meet with parents and students to explain the process. We can advise on application deadlines, admission requirements and admissions testing. Our staff provide letters of recommendation, references, grade predictions and academic transcripts to support the application process.
The University Counsellor works in conjunction with the Academic Team thereby ensuring that students’ and parents’ aspirations for University destinations are understood, are appropriate and regular guidance is provided
Many of our students at St. George’s International School go on to excellent universities. Our University Guidance Counsellor has formed personal contacts with many of the world’s leading universities allowing for direct communications and rapid information exchange which greatly assists the research of opportunities.
We provide information on a wide range of universities and are regularly visited by University representatives who give presentations to our students. Students have numerous opportunities to meet with admissions representatives and learn more about programmes of study, admission requirements and facilities available at Universities around the world.
St. George’s International School hosts an Annual University Fair on our own campus which hosts over 60 universities each year from across the globe giving our students and their parents the perfect platform to explore opportunities for future study.
Remaining in Switzerland for University Study
Switzerland remains one of the top university choices for our students with 30% of St. George’s students applying to university in Switzerland to continue their studies in 2019.
The Academic Team work closely with the University Counsellor to advise students on subject choices and admission requirements for entry into Universities in Switzerland and beyond.
The University Counsellor arranges for students who are planning to stay in Switzerland for tertiary education to attend information days at Swiss Universities including École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Université de Lausanne (UNIL) and École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL).
In addition, the St. George’s Modern Foreign Languages Department assists the students with preparation for language proficiency examinations to meet admission requirements, where necessary.