Higher Education and Careers

Higher Education Careers & Counselling
Island School is committed to helping each student develop, evaluate and pursue their personal career goals. Via the process of career counselling, Higher Education and career guidance programmes run at Island School, students acquire the knowledge and skills to make lifelong career decisions; with the choice of a higher education institution being the first step.

For students and parents (Isle login required)  Higher Education Website

Click here to see a copy of the School Profile

Higher Education Counsellor
Mr Chris Whitehead (Year11 F/R, Year12 D/E, Year13 F/R)

Higher Education Counsellor
Ms Claudia Yung (Year11 E/W, Year12 R/W, Year13 E/W)

Higher Education Counsellor
Ms Rimma Tyan (Year11 D/N, Year12 F/N, Year13 D/N)

Email: careers@online.island.edu.hk  Phone: 2524 7135

Visits from Universities and Colleges

We welcome visitors from universities and colleges throughout the year, please contact our HE counsellors to schedule a visit.

Student and Parent meetings

Our Higher Education counsellors meet with all students in Years 11, 12 and 13.  In addition, students are welcome to drop-in during breaks or free lessons.  We also welcome meetings with parents.  Email us to arrange a meeting time.

What can students discuss with the Higher Education Counsellor?

Essentially anything that relates to life after school. For example:

•    Subject choice – how it relates to university and career choice
•    Any question in relation to universities/colleges
•    Work experience – ideas, how to approach organizations or find contacts;
•    Scholarships
•    Career skills such as interviewing techniques, resume writing
•    Summer programs
•    Developing further self awareness for career decision making
•    Tests required/preparation needed for university entrance;
•    Gap year – ideas and programs available
•    Understanding career areas, job market, employer needs etc