The benefits of studying at an international school

When you study at an international school there are many benefits that come along with it. Aside from studying for a globally recognised qualification, the unique education experience will teach you many life skills that give you the extra edge in your future studies and career.  

New opportunities

Studying at an international school can provide you with opportunities that may not have been easily accessible were you to study in your local area. Not only will you be able to explore a new location and learn about the companies and institutions based there, but you will also meet people from all over the world. The friends and connections you make at school could benefit you in ways that at the time you may not even imagine! 

Building independence

Moving away from home and studying at an international school can be daunting at first, but you will soon gain confidence and become more independent. Believe it or not, cooking for yourself, shopping for yourself, and planning your own study schedule, are things that most young people won’t experience until they reach university level. Gaining this independence from an early age will help you become a more mature, confident student.  

Experiencing cultures

The main benefit of studying at an international school is being exposed to the different cultures of your peers. Meeting and working with other students from a variety of nationalities will teach you to work with others no matter their background. This is an incredibly important life skill that will benefit you beyond the classroom and teach you to be an engaged global citizen. 

At Guildhouse School we are committed to creating a safe, inclusive and supportive education environment. We understand that studying in the UK may be a very different experience for international students and over our history have created a school that allows students to flourish.