Fantastic, no plastic!

It was June 23rd, 2019. A sunny, breezy day in Bali when history was made with an official announcement banning single-use plastic. The news was long-awaited as the island had been grappling with serious plastic pollution both on land and its waterways. The hard work […]

Rinaldhy Oosterman

Please introduce yourself. Hi, I’m Rinaldhy Oosterman, or just “Aldi”—like the German supermarket, except I’m Dutch-Indo. I graduated from BIS in 2009, which seems like an eternity now that I’m thinking about it, and I’ve been living in Melbourne ever since! What made you interested […]

MYP Hour – Indonesian Studies

International schools and the international community can be perceived as exclusive bubbles, sometimes quite distant from the host country (especially in terms of culture). It’s a natural thing for expatriates to long for their home where everything is more familiar. While we do sometimes wish […]

Shieri Saga

Please tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Shieri Saga, I recently moved to New Zealand alone as an international homestay student after attending Bali Island School for 5 and a half years. (since grade 4). How do you adjust to your new home […]

2020 Reflections

2020 was a challenging year in so many ways. At Bali Island School, 2020 challenged us (and the world) to truly reflect on each aspect of our school’s operations and ask the question – is it essential to the learning process and to the health […]

Malia O’Connor

We all know that BIS campus is some sort of melting pot of cultures, a place where you introduce your own and are influenced by other cultures as well. This interaction most likely will bring you to become an open-minded and better communicator, so good […]

Janice Nerissa

Recently Emily in Paris has become the latest entertainment and social buzz amongst Netflix subscribers. In this new hit show, one of the stars is fashion itself. Being a fashionista and fashion designer is the complete opposite, let us hear from our Alumni Janice Nerissa […]

Sung Yoon Whang

Meet Sung Yoon Whang, BIS Valedictorian class of 2013 and one of the founders of Bali Maths Club (which would eventually become the Bali Maths Competition, one of the biggest student-driven Maths competitions in Bali). His fond unique skills pertaining to how to solve things […]