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  • April 2015
    • 23 Mar - 6 Apr Spring Break Apr 6, 2015
    • Senior School Parent Teacher Conference Apr 14, 2015
    • ISU Family Fun Run Apr 26, 2015
  • May 2015
    • Labour Day - School Closed May 1, 2015
    • Annual General Meeting of the Association May 17, 2015
    • ISU Family Day May 17, 2015
    • Graduation Ceremony May 22, 2015
  • June 2015
    • Martyr's Day - School Closed Jun 3, 2015
    • Heroes' Day - School Closed Jun 9, 2015
    • School-wide Olympics Jun 17, 2015
    • School Closes for Summer Break Jun 19, 2015 11:40 AM

Introduction to The International School of Uganda 

A warm welcome to the ISU website. ISU is a not-for-profit, parent-owned co-educational school that is the only school in Uganda which offers all three International Baccalaureate programmes. ISU educates nearly 600 students, aged 2.5 to 19, who represent over 60 different nations, and is situated on a lush thirty-three acre purpose-built campus. We are located in the outskirts of Kampala in a rural setting just a few kilometers from Lake Victoria. Read more... 

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Digital Yearbook

For more insight into the vibrant student life and activities on campus as well as the digital yearbook, please click here.

School Calendar 2015-16

Please click here for the approved school calendar for the 2015-16 school year.

Posted 03/18/2015 08:08PM
During March 20 and 21st, ISU participated in the inaugural ISSEA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) competition, which took place at the International School of Harare (HIS) in Zimbabwe. Both the STEM club and this ISSEA competition are the products of an exciting collaboration between ISU and HIS...
Posted 02/19/2015 11:30PM
ISU welcomed the 175 athletes and coaches from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe for the ISSEA Basketball Tournament from 26-28 February 2015. In a stunning display the players showcased their outstanding skills and sportsmanship. The ISU girls team and the AISJ boys team were crowned the champions of the tournament. Click on news link to read more...
Posted 02/04/2015 11:59PM
The Festival of World Cultures on Wednesday was spectacular event with the Parade of Nations, the Assembly, and cultural workshops, culminating in the elaborate PTA World Lunch. To view a slideshow of images, please click on the link.
Posted 01/29/2015 10:55PM
ISU took part in the annual ISSEA Band festival that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. This was only the second year it was being held and what a festival it was! Please click on link to view a slideshow of images.
Posted 01/29/2015 10:40PM
The ISU community saw the reboot of the full school musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Students from grades 2 to 12 worked together to create a stunning performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical classic. Click on link to view a slideshow of images from the musical.
Posted 12/05/2014 02:00AM
The School proudly inaugurated the Science Centre on Wednesday. The Science Centre is one of the best equipped and state-of-the-art facilities in Uganda.
Posted 09/03/2014 01:02AM
The Science Centre is nearing completion with the landscaping in progress. The installation of the internal fittings are now completed and we are looking forward to the opening of this state-of-the art facility on 26 November. Please click on post to view pictures of the progress so far.
Posted 05/21/2014 06:14PM
The Stanbic/ISU Family Fun Run, which took place in early June, was a big success with many hundreds of runners helping to raise 45 million shillings for worthy causes supporting needy children in Uganda. Please click on post to read more on the beneficiaries and sponsors as well as view pictures from the event.
Posted 03/25/2014 07:33PM
The Leopard's Club has announced the opening of the Leopard's Fun and Fitness Trail around the perimeter of the ISU Campus. Click to read more.
Posted 02/13/2014 01:33AM
The spectacular Cantina Latina, PTA's Curriculum related event aimed at celebrating the Latin American Culture was a huge success with a large turnout of families, good food, music and entertainment. Students from Kinder to Grade 12 were involved in performing and participating in the event organization. Click on post to view a slideshow of images from the event.
Posted 02/12/2014 08:58PM
The ISSEA girls basketball team, who are about to travel to South Africa for the International Schools of Southern and East Africa (ISSEA) basketball tournament, played an invitational ladies team (the Hot Chicks) comprising ISU staff members, alumni and parents, some of whom were ex-ISSEA players and some of whom had only started playing a few weeks before!
Posted 02/11/2014 10:05PM
The Festival of World Cultures, held on 29 January, showcased the diverse nature of the ISU community. The Parade of Nations through the campus with students and staff dressed in their national costumes or colours made a colourful display.
Posted 01/08/2014 08:54PM
It is my pleasure to update you on the construction of the new Science Centre which is breaking ground this week. As many of you know from past AGMs and SGMs, the building of a Science Centre is part of our five-year Strategic Plan.
Posted 10/30/2013 02:51AM
Students and staff celebrated Uganda's independence day by showcasing Uganda's diversity with staff dressing traditionally and students performing local dances. Spirit of Uganda dance troupe entertained and drumming resounded around the Sports Hall. Many parents attended with the Ugandans dressed in their traditional attire. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable hour of celebration.
Posted 10/02/2013 06:53PM
Family Fun Day, held on 15 September was a huge success, despite being blessed with a tropical downpour. Families enjoyed the excellent food, the mini-bazaar, the children's entertainment... Click on post to view Slideshow.
Posted 05/29/2013 12:12AM
May 24th, 2013 was the date of the graduation ceremony for ISU's 44 seniors. In addition to the many speeches, marked by the Valedictorian address by Jessica Forsyth and the Salutatorian address by Kathleen Noble, many of the students received awards for their achievements at ISU over the years. Read more and view pictures by clicking on post.
Posted 05/13/2013 06:03PM
The ISU- Stanbic Bank Family Fun Run had an incredible turn out two weeks ago and raised 50 million shillings! The event was a huge success with over 1000 people registering for the event. The money raised will be split between the four beneficiaries (Muni Maini Breast Cancer, Rahab Uganda, USPCA and the ISU Scholarship Fund) equally meaning each will receive 12,500,000/-. This event couldn't be possible without the help of the volunteers and the organisers who work hard to make the day a great success. We also have to thank our sponsors- Century Bottling Company, ROKO Construction, AON, Roofings, and Lake Victoria Serena Hotel. Click on links for the results of the 10KM (Results)  and the 5KM (Results)  races.
Posted 04/29/2013 08:13PM
The play is our six Grade 11 Theatre Arts students' first devising project culminating in their performance on April 17th and 18th. Their work was thoroughly enjoyed by those who attended. Using Tennyson's Lady of Shallot as their stimulus, the students were required to apply taught skills and techniques to create, develop, devise and perform a finished piece of work.
To read more and view images click on the post.
Posted 03/17/2013 05:51PM
The PTA's curriculum related event that focuses on language, art and music is coming up! The event encourage all members of the family to speak, practice and learn french while enjoying french pastries and cabaret music. The main highlight is a classical concert featuring ISU's talented faculty members and ISU's head of school, Christopher Maggio.
Posted 02/28/2013 10:00PM
Catherine Namwezi, ISU's first scholarship student won the annual prestigious Margaret Sanders scholarship. This is awarded for perseverance, motivation and cultural understanding. She was also recently accepted into Hope College in Michigan, U.S.A. Congratulations to Catherine on her numerous achievements.
Posted 02/05/2013 03:15AM
Week Without Walls is an opportunity for the Senior School students to leave the campus and spend time undertaking curriculum related activities within the community and creating team spirit by traveling as far as Kibale Forest, Lake Nabugabi and Jinja. The Grade 10 students spent the week job shadowing to get experience of the working world and the Grade 12 students sat the mock IB Diploma exams.
Posted 01/25/2013 01:29AM
The Festival of World Cultures, held last Wednesday, showcased the diverse nature of the ISU community. The whole-school assembly was well represented by the 66 nations taking part, where students and staff were joined by parents. Students then spent time in workshops learning about other cultures before a World Lunch, organized by the PTA, which was beautifully set out with dishes from many countries. Click on the thumbnail to visit the photo gallery.
Posted 01/23/2013 12:00AM
In order to raise awareness about the importance of respect, the 8th grade students created the following music video. The students wrote the lyrics, composed the music, and filmed and edited the video as part of their life skills and technology classes.
Posted 12/31/2012 09:00PM
ISU is proud to announce the results of the ISSEA Volleyball and Football Tournaments. The ISSEA football teams have returned from Zimbabwe having played very well against tough opposition. The girls came 1st and the boys 4th. The ISSEA volleyball teams both came 1st and the boys team were awarded the ISSEA Sportsmanship trophy as voted by the other schools. Congratulations to all the players and their coaches. Check out the ISSEA tournament page on our website for more information.
Posted 11/22/2012 12:36AM
Team ISU took part in the Fun Run to raise funds for the Hope Ward at International Hospital Kampala which provides desperately needed surgical and medical support to needy Ugandan families. The team of 21 from 7 to 60 years old took part in the 10km run and the 5km walk/run and had a good time, everyone completing the distances and some going further than they expected!! Well done Team ISU for supporting the Ugandan community.

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