Concordia Chronicle

Concordia Shanghai Newsroom

Remarkable Early College Admission Results for 2024

Congratulations to our Class of 2024 for achieving great admission results from universities in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Japan, HK (China), and beyond. Their hard work has earned them acceptance letters from some of the world’s most prestigious universities. Our students’ college achievements are among the highest of international schools in Shanghai, a testament to their dedication and Concordia’s commitment to excellence. Read More

Concordia Alumna Charts Successful Path from Concordia to Apple

Meet Ziyue Qian, a Concordia Class of ’18 alumna excelling in the tech world as a software engineer at Apple. Her journey from Concordia Shanghai to Wellesley College, and now thriving in the vibrant tech scene of San Francisco, is nothing short of inspiring. Read More

CISSMUN XIII: Student Leaders Embrace 'The Age of Acceleration'

Concordia’s global spirit soared high this past weekend as we rolled out the welcome mat for schools across Asia attending the 13th Concordia International School Shanghai Model United Nations (CISSMUN) conference. With nearly 700 enthusiastic participants from 38 schools, this three-day venture wasn't just an event – it was a platform for understanding global challenges, honing public speaking skills, and mastering the delicate art of... Read More

AL Business and Finance Students Present to BBDO and Mars Executives

This year’s marketing challenge in collaboration with BBDO and Mars provided a transformative learning experience for our students in the AL Business & Finance course. Observing their journey through this real-world project, particularly for a prestigious brand like Mars, was incredibly rewarding. Read More

Empowering 'Left-Behind' Children through Service with Shining Star

Last November, students from Concordia International School Shanghai embarked on a service trip to a village near Guangzhou, connected to Shining Star charity. Shining Star dedicates its efforts to supporting "left-behind" children - young individuals whose parents often work in distant cities, leaving them in the care of relatives or friends. Shining Star provides children with emotional support and financial assistance, including scholarships,... Read More

Graduates Share Sage Advice with Seniors at Annual Alumni Panel

Concordia International School Shanghai recently celebrated the return of its alumni, who came to impart valuable insights from their college journeys. With eleven graduates joining in person and two connecting online, they shared a wealth of experiences, ranging from their early days as college freshmen to navigating the transition into the professional world. Read More

Creative Fusion: Concordia Students Learn from Artist Bi Rongrong

It’s not every day that our students get the chance to collaborate with an award-winning artist. However, thats exactly what happened this week when the celebrated Shanghai artist Bi Rongrong visited Concordia, bringing a fresh wave of creative energy to our high school visual arts program.Her visit kicked off with an engaging evening session, where Bi Rongrong opened up about her artistic journey to both our school community and visiting art... Read More

Exciting College Adventures from the Class of 2023

As we settle into the new year, we are elated to hear updates from our Class of ’23 alumni. Most have completed their first semester in their chosen colleges and universities. In this installment of ‘Graduate Voices from College,’ some of them recount their enriching experiences, which we hope will provide insight and inspiration to our current Concordia students. Read More

Inspiring Aerospace Innovation at Concordia Through Student Passion

Nurturing a childhood dream of soaring through the skies, Adam S., a G11 student at Concordia, is turning his aviation aspiration into a tangible passion. Despite his young age, Adam is already leaving a mark on the field of aerospace. Read More

Concordia Students Excel in Shanghai Micro Video Contest

Students from Concordia participated in the Shanghai International School Students Micro Video Competition this year, achieving impressive success with seven awards. Under the theme "Beauty of Shanghai in My Eyes," they expressed their unique perspectives on the city's culture and charm. Their videos, enriched by fluent Mandarin, resonated emotionally with viewers, reflecting the students' dedication and skill. Read More

Concordia Class of 2024 Early Acceptance Results

During the college application season, positive news continues to pour in for Concordia’s high school graduating Class of 2024. Those seniors who have already submitted their applications have been met with a flurry of acceptance offers from prestigious universities and liberal arts colleges worldwide, spanning the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong (China) so far.As of December 22, our students have achieved remarkable... Read More

Concordia Admissions Open Days in January 2024

Experience the Concordia difference firsthand! We are excited to welcome prospective students and their parents to our Open Days in January 2024. Read More

Insights from Concordia's High School Career Day

“Every career has advantages and challenges, even the ones I’m most interested in. But these experiences are what help us grow as a person,” remarks Jeremy W. (Grade 10), reflecting on last month’s High School Career Day. Read More

Concordia's Winston W is Winning at Badminton and Beyond

At Concordia, we are committed to fostering personal growth in our students, allowing them to flourish organically. This approach has led to our students excelling in various fields, from athletic competitions to performing arts. Read More

Grade 1 Student Embarks on Leadership Journey as Head of School for a Day

On December 6, our school was under new management, as Grade 1 student Olivia D. took the reins as Head of School for the Day. Her journey began at the ES assembly, where Mr. Steve Winkelman presented her with her honorary head of school badge and lanyard. Read More

Graduates from Concordia Class of '23 Share First-year College Experiences

Another college application season is in full swing, and our seniors have busy putting the final touches on their applications or eagerly awaiting early acceptances. This got us thinking about our Class of ’23 graduates, who are now in the midst of their first college year. Read More

Harvard Student's Visit Inspires Concordia Singers

When we say 'Music is for life,' we're emphasizing that its impact goes beyond just music lessons; it resonates throughout our entire lives. This belief is a core part of Concordia's holistic educational philosophy, recognizing music education as not just a subject, but a vital element in overall personal development. Read More

Meet Pamela Rampley: A Champion of Inquiry-Based Learning at Concordia

Today we’ll learn about Ms. Pamela Rampley, who strives to be a champion for students in her daily teaching practice. Holding a Master’s of Integrated Science Education from the University of Pennsylvania, Pamela has been teaching since 2005. She’s taught almost every scientific discipline, including courses on climate change and the science of music. Read More