My name is Kim, I’m 17 years old and I come from Germany. Here in Ireland I live in Wicklow in a host-family and go to school at the Colaiste Chill Mhantain. The first month is now over and I still love it here! At the beginning the school was very difficult for me, but…
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Now I’ve been in Ireland for 2 months, and I love it here like it was my first day! I started playing Hockey for the Wicklow Hockey club but I never played it before. It is really nice and the team is so friendly and take care of me. Two times a week I go…
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Halloween has come and gone and the mid-term break is nearly over. Students around Ireland have been enjoying their short break, including our High Schools International exchange students. Some of our HSI students decided to return home to their native countries for the week long holiday to reunite with family and friends as they recharge…
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High Schools International’s student advisors are beaming today with the news that one of our students, Maria Magdalena Tomas Melero (Malen for short), won several medals in swimming at the recent Leinster Swimming competition in Dublin. Malen’s dedication is something to be admired. The tenacious young girl came over from Spain on our student exchange…
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Ireland is renowned around the world for its open green landscapes and its welcoming hospitality. It’s for that reason why the country is becoming an ever increasingly popular travel destination and the choice location for students to study abroad. The quaint towns, friendly nature and the scenic landscapes offer the perfect environment for exchange students…
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High Schools International’s students, Anna Berger and Anna Katerina Stroetzel (Katerina), both hail from Germany and were sent over to Ireland by our agency partner, Ayusa – Intrax Germany. HSI placed Anna in the scenic west of Ireland in Galway City where she attends Presentation School Galway, while Katerina lives in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin,…
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High Schools International’s academic programme offers teenagers around the globe the opportunity to learn English and study abroad in Ireland, which has recently been accredited for being one of the world’s highest performing developed countries in education. Hundreds of students of different nationalities travel to Ireland every year through HSI with the intention of immersing…
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Ireland is renown around the world for the abundance of creativity that flows through the Irish. Writers, actors and artists are regularly coming to the fore and being praised for highly creative pieces of works, and High Schools International likes to try and nurture that creative nature in the international students who take a year…
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Christmas time is always an exciting time, no matter what age you are. However, there’s a real buzz amongst our international students as they prepare to go home for the Christmas holidays. For some of the students, it will be the first time they’ve seen their family since travelling to Ireland in September to live…
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Happy New Year, everyone! 2016 is behind us and so is the first half of our exchange students’ year studying abroad. Our exchange students who used our HSI airport assistance service were guided through the chaotic busy Christmas period and safely boarded on their flights so that they could be welcomed home by their parents.
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