Secondary

Students Bring their Best to Australian History and Geography Competitions

13 September 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Students recently participated in the Australian History and Geography Competitions. Well done to each and every one of these students for accepting the challenge of testing their skills and knowledge against the many thousands of other students across Australia and other International Schools. Congratulations to all those students who were awarded certificates of achievement in their respective divisions. Australian Geography […Read more]

Secondary

HSC Business Students Encounter Risk and Reward

21 June 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

HSC Business Studies students were provided with an insight into the world of risk and reward, risk management and the benefits of “going long” as opposed to the high risk of “going short”.  They were in the fortunate position to be joined by Nick Trueman, Vice President, Head of Relationship Management for Asia and Nick Beecroft, Vice President, Portfolio Specialist […Read more]

Secondary

Business Students learn about the ‘Las Vegas of Asia’

15 June 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

We were very fortunate to be joined by Denise Millet, Senior Vice President, Group Treasurer and Ross Dunwoody, Head of Development, Vice President Investor Relations of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited. Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited develops, owns and operates casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia which includes Macau and the Philippines. Denise and Ross very kindly visited […Read more]

Secondary

HSC Business Students Gain Insight into the Shipping Industry

17 March 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Surinder Brrar is the Director of Chartering, Pacific region for Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd and he very kindly found time to escape from his busy schedule to speak with the Year 12 HSC Business Students. The students were prepared with a wide range of questions and thoroughly engaged in this stimulating discussion.  A lot of ground was covered which included […Read more]

Secondary

Year 11 Investigates Business Strategy Models

1 March 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The Year 11 IB Business Management students met AISHK Business Administrator David Christmas for a question and answer session this week.  In class, the students had been exploring the business strategy models of SWOT Analysis and Ansoff’s Growth Matrix and had been applying them to their school.  As a result of their endeavours, they had generated a wealth of relevant […Read more]

Secondary

Year 9 Go Shopping

17 February 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Year 9 Commerce students have been studying a unit titled ‘Consumer Choice’. They recently visited Festival Walk to apply the theory and go through the process of shopping around to get the best deal. As well, students focused on the strategies that retailers use to entice shoppers into their stores. Don Somerville | Head of HSIE (Years 7 to 12)

Secondary

HSC and IB Business classes visit HSBC

1 February 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

The Year 12 HSC and IB Business classes visited HSBC at the end of Term 4 at their offices in Causeway Bay.  The three hour event was hosted by Head of Digital, Andrew Eldon and Commercialisation Lead, Adriana Lica.  From start to finish the visit provided a wonderful insight into the workings of a large blue chip organisation and the […Read more]