University and Careers Corner: Application Season 2020/21

By Ibu Sarah The 2020/21 application season is well under way and, despite the current global uncertainties, our students have been working hard in recent weeks to construct powerful CV’s, personal statements and letters of motivation. Teachers have also been busy...

University and Careers Corner: Using the Bridge U Strategy Advisor

On their Bridge U account, all Class 9-12 students have access to a really useful feature called the Strategy Advisor. I think of this tool like an online CV where students can start to keep a record of all the amazing things they are doing in and out of the...
University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

Many thanks to all the parents and students who joined me last week for the webinar on Bridge-U. All Class 9 students have now been on-boarded onto the system with their own individualised account; their parents have also been sent a link to enable them to sign in to...
University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

University and Careers Corner: Our 2020 Graduates

The events of the last six months have equipped Dyatmika’s 2020 graduating class with more resilience, adaptability and creativity than any of their predecessors. After spending the final months of their school days in lockdown, seeing their university and gap year...
University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

University and Careers Corner: Upcoming Events

As the new university application cycle kicks off I will be hosting a series of webinars for parents. These will be held via Google Meets after school to also enable students to join. I hope to see many of you there. Tuesday, 25 August: University Applications –...
University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

Careers Corner: Study Liberal Arts and Sciences

For those students who do not wish to confine themselves to one subject area at university and are looking for a more holistic type of education a Liberal Arts and Science programme could be a great option.

University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

Semester 1 Update

For our Class 12 students this has been a busy semester; alongside their academic commitments and Extracurricular activities

University and Careers Corner: Bridge-U

Visiting Universities

Visiting a university campus is very important: it is a way to verify your assumptions about that school, city, region, or country; to ask important questions; to let the school know of your interest to attend there; and to try to get a sense of your comfort level there.

Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents

Today Ibu Sarah would like to share 10 resources that your family may find useful in the transition between school and further education.

Bridge-U Parent Session

Bridge-U Parent Session

Last week around 40 parents of students in Classes 9 to 12 joined me in the School Library to learn more about Bridge-U, the new online careers and university platform that their children now have personalised access to.

2019 Graduate Destinations

After another outstanding year of A Level results from our Class 12 graduates, many are saying their final farewells, collecting their study visas and heading off to start a new adventure at universities around the world.

During the vacation…

During the vacation…

Visit potential study destinations. While institution websites and chatting to alumni can give a good overall impression of what it might be like to live and study somewhere, nothing beats getting to experience being there in the flesh – to breath in the air and...
Studying in Japan

Studying in Japan

apan has one of the most competitive university admissions processes in the world. There are hundreds of Japanese universities: public, private and national. Each university requires at least one round of exams prior to admission. The most prestigious universities, such as the University of Tokyo, often schedule multiple rounds of exams.

Applying to the USA

Applying to the USA

The university options in the United States are numerous and extremely varied with more than 4,000 public and private institutions. Students need to research beyond name recognition to really get a sense of the university and whether it would be a good fit – academic, social and financial – for them.

International Student Visas

International Student Visas

As our Class 12 students start to receive their university offers and make the final decision about where they will study after leaving Dyatmika, it is time to focus attention on the official processes that need to be completed in order to take up student residency in...
Supporting the transition to University life

Supporting the transition to University life

As they await news about their university applications, Class 12 students are currently discussing how they can prepare themselves for the upcoming transition from school to university, and from the security of family life in Bali to self-sufficient living in ‘what...

4-3-2 Resources

This week I’d like to share a few resources that you might find useful as you and your child navigate the transition from high school to university overseas. Much of the content is US produced, but all contain valuable advice irrespective of the study destination. 4...
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