CBL International | December 2016 Newsletter

CBL International | December 2016 Newsletter

fireworksMerry Christmas and a Happy New Year

From all of us here at CBL International, Merry Christmas, and a very Happy New Year! “2016 was a very special year celebrating 10 years of CBL International. We have also celebrated 1 year of being part of the WorldStrides family. We have been hosting wonderful Gala Dinners in Shanghai, Dubai, Oxford, and Cambridge on this occasion, interacting with more alumni than ever before, and welcomed a new record number of students in our study abroad programmes worldwide. Additionally we have added two Ivy League campus in the US to our footprint and it was a privilege to run our first programmes on Harvard Law School campus as well as on Yale University campus.” says Dr Dominik Wanner, CEO and President of CBL International.

2017 is set to be a fantastic year for CBL International programmes, so this newsletter is filled with opportunities to get you excited about study abroad for the coming year.


easterOxford Summer Abroad – Easter session 2017

It’s still December, but our minds are hopping ahead to our fantasticEaster programme. “Oxford Summer Abroad’s Easter session incorporates a variety of cutting-edge lectures with cultural and social activities to guarantee a unique study abroad experience in Oxford. It also means that delegates who may have a busy summer schedule get to attend one of our excellent study abroad experiences,” says Elizabeth Wood, Vice President Academic Programmes.
Delegates from all over the world will be coming to Oxford in April 2017 to attend a two week session. With lectures in Business andLaw, social events, and exclusive company visits, this session is sure to be EGGcellent. Hatch your plan to join us today – we might have even finished with the puns by April!



Ivy League Summer Academy

“Excitement levels have reached a new high for the newly available extension options to New York City and Washington D.C! Our students always have a fantastic time engaging with the faculty and their international classmates, and our extensions will give them an even better study abroad experience with us, enriching their future careers and international networks.” says Tina Jiang, Vice President Academic Partnerships. Ivy League Summer Academy returns in 2017, after a great first year as part of our new WorldStrides family, with two sessions in July. The fantastic first session gives students the option to study Political Science & Government or Business & Management, and they will stay on campus at Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School. Students can choose from Innovation & Leadership or Natural Sciences during the second session, while they study on Yale University campus.


instagramReady for our close up?
#studyabroad #internationaleducation #academictravel #seetheworld – Join us on Instagram today! Follow us at@CBLInternational to see what we are up to, find out the latest news, and see first hand how our delegates explore the international education world during their study abroad session. Next up will be our fantastic Dubai programme, so be sure to keep an eye on #CBLDubai16 over the winter break. You can also share your latest study abroad photos or memories with us by using our hashtag#cblinternational. “During our study abroad programmes, we take advantage of all our social media channels to keep our followers updated with what CBL International delegates are up to. It’s a great way for family and friends to stay connected with all the exciting things on offer during our programmes. It’s also a chance for our blogging and photography scholarship students to creatively engage with the beautiful locations and rich culture they experience with us.” says Jodynne Bell, Marketing Executive.

Haven’t got an account? You can find us by going toinstagram.com/cblinternational.


See what our OCSA studocsaents got up to in 2016

Interested in seeing how high school students can experience British university life first hand? We’ve put up some great photos from our 2016 welcome receptions, formal farewell dinners, and certificate ceremonies on our Facebook page, so why not pop on over and take a look? Assistant Programme Manager Tiffany Luo says, “World-class lectures, exploring the UK, and a truly international experience, Summer in Oxford and Cambridge Summer Academy has it all. Our delegates are excited not only to learn about university life at Oxford and Cambridge, but also develop a variety of invaluable skills for high school, university, and beyond.”


dominicCongratulations to our outstanding alumnus Dominic

CBL International alumnus Dominic Olonetzky, along with his team at PwC and a group of students from the University of St Gallen in Switzerland, has received the award ‘Business Project of the Year 2016’. The project focused on identifying gaps in digital alignment looking in particular at Swiss companies. “We enjoyed the discussions and the intense co-creation with the student teams as they bring in a fresh perspective and the curiosity to use all the existing knowledge from the corporate world. The CEMS study is one of the few comprehensive analyses that spans across C-Suite, Middle Management and Customers in Digital.” explains Dominic about his project. “The gained insights are of highest interest for our clients. CEMS students combine a global mindset with a high ambition level and superior education. Studying across the globe and being exposed to different cultures sets the base for a successful international career.” You can read the full article here. Dominic attended our China spring programme in 2009, where he greatly enjoyed his time with us, and learned about a wide range of business topics. He has kept in touch ever since, and it is great to learn about our alumni’s post programme success and achievements.






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