University Counselling

CIS graduated its first class of nineteen students in 1994. Since then, it has graduated some 2,000 students and developed a strong record of university placements.

Three professional counsellors assist students in identifying colleges and universities which best match their strengths and interests, and also provide support and advice in completing the necessary applications. A careers counsellor is also available to guide students in their consideration of possible career paths and potentially relevant university programmes.

Latest Matriculations

The Class of 2017 was made up of 105 students. Of the 105 students, ten students are taking a gap year and will apply to university during their time away from school and one student will be taking one year to meet their National Service obligation in Singapore.

Included those in the country totals below are five students who have been granted a deferral from a US or UK institution.

United States (55 students)

Boston College
Bowdoin College
Brown University (2)
Carnegie Mellon University (3)
Chapman University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Haverford College
Johns Hopkins University (2)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Minerva Schools at KGI
New York University (3)
Northeastern University (2)
Northwestern University
Pratt Institute
Princeton University
Reed College
Rhode Island School of Design
Rice University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Scripps College
Stanford University (2)
Tufts University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles (5)
University of California, San Diego
University of Chicago (4)
University of Michigan (3)
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania (3)
University of Southern California
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Yale University

United Kingdom (24 students)

Durham University University of Aberdeen
University of Bath
University of Bristol (2)
University of East Anglia
University of Exeter
University of Manchester
University of Nottingham
University of Warwick

University of Arts London
College of Communication

University of London
King’s College London (2)
St. George’s London School of Economics & Political Sciences (2)
University College London (4)

Oxford University
Balliol College
Mansfield

University of Cambridge
Homerton College
Peterhouse

Canada (9 students)

McGill University
Queen’s University
University of British Columbia
University of Toronto (5)
University of Waterloo

Hong Kong (4 studentS)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
University of Hong Kong

Singapore (2 studentS)

National University of Singapore
Yale-NUS College

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Matriculations Overview

In recent years, the Year 13 graduating class has numbered approximately 110 students. Students typically choose among options in two or more countries, with approximately 50% of graduates entering colleges and universities in the US, 30% the UK, 10% Canada, 5% Hong Kong, and a handful choosing Australia, Europe or other Asian countries.


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