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What is it Like to Participate in The Hague International Model United Nations?

Model United Nations, or MUN as it is more commonly called, is the largest student-led group at the ISB. Students take on the role of policy-makers and represent delegations to debate the contemporary politics that shape everyday life. The purpose of the UN simulation is for students to improve oral and written communication skills as well as cultivate an international perspective and nuanced understanding of global issues, writes Grade 11 student Emilija. 

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Livin’ la Vie Corona

As we finish off the last day of Distance Learning at ISB, we invite you to enjoy this creative, funny and overall wonderful parody written and performed by our Director of Music, William Norris. I'm sure we're all hoping the days of "Livin’ la Vie Corona" will be over soon!

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ISB Talks: Miles Mpfou

We are asking ISB alumni to share their career journeys with ISB students. Whatever the path, whatever the twists and turns, we want to hear it. 

Today it’s Miles Mpfou, class of '18 who is now a final year student in electrical and electronic engineering. Join us in hearing what advice he has to share.

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ISB Talks: Kate and Brian Gallagher

We are asking ISB alumni to share their career journeys with ISB students. Whatever the path, whatever the twists and turns, we want to hear it. 

Today it’s siblings Brian and Kate Gallagher, who attended ISB in ’92 and ’95. Brian is now Head of Student Life at a liberal arts college in Berlin and Kate is a Fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Join us in hearing what advice they have to share.

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ISB Talks: Willem Kistemaker

We are asking ISB alumni to share their career journeys with ISB students. Whatever the path, whatever the twists and turns, we want to hear it. 

Today it’s Willem Kistemaker, who was in the class of ’08 and is now an HR Project Manager at a bio-tech company called Basilea. Join us in hearing what advice Willem has to share.

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ISB Virtual Choir 2.0: Hope Lingers On

We are proud to unveil the performance of the ISB Virtual Choir 2.0, featuring choral students across Grades 2-12, as well as teachers, parents and alumni. The lyrics of Lissa Schneckenburger’s “Hope Lingers On” - vividly brought to life in Andrea Ramsey’s energetic a capella arrangement - are a powerful and determined decree of hope and optimism, and could not come at a more apt time in light of current local and global events.

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Staff Spotlight: Natalya and Steve Ayling

We asked a selection of staff, new, long-standing and those who have been here for a few years, to answer a series of questions on life here in Basel. It is a great privilege to have staff from so many different backgrounds and experiences. It is what makes us a diverse, international community.

Natalya and Steve are one of our married couples at ISB, who moved to Basel from Manila, Philippines in August 2017.

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