We proudly present the highlights of this year’s IB results at AMADEUS Vienna.
School success is a team effort. It takes the sustained efforts of the students, their teachers, and their parents (and house parents for boarding students) in combination. We accompany young people as they fulfil their highest potential, and at this time of year, it is important that we resist the temptation to reduce ‘highest potential’ to ‘highest diploma points’. This is why we have our graduation celebration before the final results are awarded.
That said, we are as eager and competitive as anybody to see what rewards await when IB results day comes; especially in this unusual year without a final examination.
Therefore, it is with pride that we can announce that 22 of our students have been awarded an International Baccalaureate Diploma. Overall, our pass rate (91%) is well above the world average, as is our average point score (33).
16 out of 22 students were awarded the coveted Bilingual Diploma as having completed two Language A courses. This is a phenomenal achievement. Our students who took the IB courses route also performed strongly.
Moreover, it is worth highlighting our language acquisition performance (Language B and Language Ab Initio). The score for these students was exceptional, with a high percentage of them receiving the highest possible grade (7). With ‘language’ being one of our pillars of Educational Distinction, we are pleased to see this great area of strength.
Finally, we would like to publicly congratulate our school dux, Jona (dux is a word used commonly in Australian, Scottish and New Zealand education meaning the top-performing academic student in the year). Jona has achieved 42 points, placing her in the top 4% of all students worldwide.
The young men and women that have graduated from AMADEUS Vienna are incredible people with diverse strengths, passions and talents, and with incredibly bright futures. Come what may in their next 80 years, we are proud of them, and we believe in them.
We can enjoy these results at this moment, yet we know they will not be the final word. An education lasts a lifetime and this small, yet important step has opened doors for our graduates all over the world. We are now working with students, families and universities to secure the next steps in their journey; and we carry on our own path to ensuring we continue to build year on year.
With gratitude to everybody who contributed to this great set of IB results.
Would you like to know where the past years’ AV alumni are today? Visit our webpage with University Destinations and Alumni Stories here.
Choosing a degree and a university destination can be challenging, which is why we are starting the Careers Counselling Programme already in Grade 10 with the careers and aptitude testing. This provides students with a chance to discover strengths and weaknesses, and narrow down the many opportunities early in their studies. Learn more about the process!
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At AMADEUS Vienna we believe it is important to stay in contact with our Alumni and follow their educational and career paths as they develop. This week we share an update from Vladyslav Sokur who now studies a Bachelor of Science at the University of Vienna after graduating from AMADEUS last year. Vladyslav highlights some of the vital skills that the IB DP has provided him with and which turned out to be an advantage at university.
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The IB Career-related Programe is a very unique programme that provides students with the perfect pathway to focus on a music career whilst receiving a top international academic education. We have already admitted the first students - learn about their musical background and why they chose the IB CP at AMADEUS Vienna!
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AMADEUS Alumni, Marija, joined the first year of undergraduates at Central European University (CEU) in Vienna where she is studying at the CPS (Culture, Politics, Society) faculty. CEU is a new addition to Vienna's growing list of international universities and Marija is leading the way as a dedicated university student. Learn more!
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Update from one of our AMADEUS alumni who now studies at Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. Read about her current studies, how the pandemic affected her choice of university, and how our IB DP prepared her for the Bachelor of Arts.
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Austria offers a wide variety of university opportunities in many different subject fields and programmes in both English and German. 👩🏻⚖️🎼🧑🏻🏭📊👨🏻🎨📚 We know how important this next step in life can be and we are here to provide guidance for students and parents as they make decisions about future higher education. 💭🎯 Read more about the admission to public and private universities in Austria, and the AMADEUS alumni university paths.
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On Saturday 17 April, six international schools competed in the first of the 2021 Austrian Debating Series, and AMADEUS Vienna was well represented by five Secondary students. Learn more!
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Sofia has been a part of AMADEUS Vienna and Grade 11 since September 2020 - but she has never actually met her classmates and teachers physically! After more than half a year of online learning, she is happy to finally be arriving at AMADEUS where she will be staying in boarding.
She is a very passionate and disciplined young lady with many interesting projects and, despite the distance, Sofia has managed to make friends at AMADEUS and to bring life to the AMADEUS student council all the way from Columbia!
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"The Greenest City in the World", "the Most Liveable City in the World", "the Music Capital of The World".... Vienna has many honorable titles, and we understand why! Learn more about our beautiful city.
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Our boarding students celebrated the Chinese New year with a Chinese-inspired dinner followed by a creative session. Angela from Grade 12 tells more about the event and what it meant for her to be able to share this holiday with the boarding community. Read more about the festive event!
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It is with great pride that we can share with you that the renowned 'Painter of the Ballet-Stars', Leo Stopfer, joins our exclusive club of AMAA Honorary Professors.
It is a major honor to be able to collaborate with such an outstanding artist, and we are happy for those students who will be able to learn directly from him in his Masterclass at our Summer Camp in July/August 2021.
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