Address: 800 Sha Tai Bei Road, Bai Yun District, 510515 Guangzhou, PR China

Websitewww.utahloy.com/gz

Emailinfo@uisgz.org

Telephone: +86(20) 8720 2019, +86 (20) 8720 0517

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching Language: English


Background

Built in 1998, UISG is an established international school in the greater Guangzhou area. The school’s campus is modern, spacious and well equipped, with most classrooms and facilities overlooking a tranquil lakeside environment. UISG is one of only a few international schools worldwide to offer mother-tongue instruction, with six mother-tongue classes in operation within the mainstream curriculum; students are encouraged to remain bilingual through classes in Chinese, German, French, Korean, Japanese among others. Extra-curricular sports include rugby, badminton, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and soccer, and a host of private music lessons are available at all levels. The visual and dramatic arts are available as school subjects up to IB Diploma level.


What the school says

"High academic standards, a diverse curriculum and a clear focus on the moral, intellectual, physical and emotional development of students are central to the UISG experience. UISG is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). It is also authorized by the International Baccalaureate to provide the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma programmes. Academic rigour is assured, due to the IB frameworks and high calibre of international teachers employed. The teaching staff comprises well-qualified teachers, recruited from Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA.” 


Curriculum

The school is a fully authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) school and offers the PYP, MYP and DP programmes. Mother tongue lessons are available in six languages for students aged 5 to 18.


Fees

Fees for the 2017/2018 year range from 111,600 RMB a year for kindergarten to 210,600 RMB a year in Year 12. Additional fees for school lunches and bus transport are applicable. 


Location

Utahloy is situated in Baiyun, about 20 minutes from the city centre.


From the head teacher

“UISG has been providing an exceptional academic programme for the international community since 1998. The school commenced with 50 children in kindergarten and primary classes. It now offers an international education from K – 12 for more than 900 expatriate students who represent over 50 nationalities. We are proud of UISG’s commitment to the development of internationally minded students, who will benefit personally from their global connections and help create a better world. Please come and visit to see for yourself.”
– Neil McBurney, Head of School


Further reading

►Find out about other international schools in Guangzhou.
►Our International Schools Guide includes articles and advice for expats moving overseas with children.

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