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Our Events

Join live and online events to learn about British education

16+ Open Day at Haileybury

Saturday, 16th October 2021
10.15am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Online Admissions Events with Marlborough College Malaysia

Saturday, 16th October 2021
8.30am to 10am Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

On-site Coffee Day at Wycombe Abbey

Wednesday, 13th October 2021
10.30am to 11.30am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Morning at Alice Smith

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
9.30am to 11am Singapore/HK time

Register your slot with contact@waypointsasia.com

Sixth Form Open Day at Bishop's Stortford College

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
5.30pm UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Open Events with Sevenoaks

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9.30am to 12.30pm UK time

Saturday, 9th October 2021 (Virtual)
4.30pm to 5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Open Day for 13+ entry at Eastbourne

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Day at Downe House 

Meet the Head for Q&As

Saturday, 9th October 2021
4.30 to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Book now at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open House at Cheltenham College

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ entry Open Day at Bromsgrove

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Coffee Event at North London Collegiate School (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021
4.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Virtual Open House at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021 (For Ducks ages 2 to 7) 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time 

Wednesday, 20th October 2021
4pm to 5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Options Evening at Headington School

Wednesday, 6th October 2021 
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to join the session

Virtual Open House for Sixth Form at Tanglin Trust School

Monday, 4th October 2021
5pm to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to secure your slot

Merchiston's Virtual Open Day

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ Boarding Open Event at Rugby

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm to 9pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Tonbridge's Open Day for 16+ Entry

Saturday, 18th September 2021
4.30pm to 7pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open Morning at Stowe

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm to 10pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Visiting day for Sixth Form at Radley

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

BESSA SINGAPORE 2022

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Sunday, 30th October 2022

BESSA MALAYSIA 2022

Malaysia’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Friday, 28th October 2022

BESSA Connect

Our 24/7 online portal for families to speak directly with senior admissions officers and visit schools virtually


Our Events

Join live and online events to learn about British education

16+ Open Day at Haileybury

Saturday, 16th October 2021
10.15am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Online Admissions Events with Marlborough College Malaysia

Saturday, 16th October 2021
8.30am to 10am Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

On-site Coffee Day at Wycombe Abbey

Wednesday, 13th October 2021
10.30am to 11.30am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Morning at Alice Smith

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
9.30am to 11am Singapore/HK time

Register your slot with contact@waypointsasia.com

Sixth Form Open Day at Bishop's Stortford College

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
5.30pm UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Open Events with Sevenoaks

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9.30am to 12.30pm UK time

Saturday, 9th October 2021 (Virtual)
4.30pm to 5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Open Day for 13+ entry at Eastbourne

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Day at Downe House 

Meet the Head for Q&As

Saturday, 9th October 2021
4.30 to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Book now at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open House at Cheltenham College

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ entry Open Day at Bromsgrove

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Coffee Event at North London Collegiate School (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021
4.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Virtual Open House at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021 (For Ducks ages 2 to 7) 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time 

Wednesday, 20th October 2021
4pm to 5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Options Evening at Headington School

Wednesday, 6th October 2021 
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to join the session

Virtual Open House for Sixth Form at Tanglin Trust School

Monday, 4th October 2021
5pm to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to secure your slot

Merchiston's Virtual Open Day

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ Boarding Open Event at Rugby

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm to 9pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Tonbridge's Open Day for 16+ Entry

Saturday, 18th September 2021
4.30pm to 7pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open Morning at Stowe

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm to 10pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Visiting day for Sixth Form at Radley

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

BESSA SINGAPORE 2022

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Sunday, 30th October 2022

BESSA MALAYSIA 2022

Malaysia’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Friday, 28th October 2022

BESSA Connect

Our 24/7 online portal for families to speak directly with senior admissions officers and visit schools virtually


Our Events

Join live and online events to learn about British education

16+ Open Day at Haileybury

Saturday, 16th October 2021
10.15am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Online Admissions Events with Marlborough College Malaysia

Saturday, 16th October 2021
8.30am to 10am Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

On-site Coffee Day at Wycombe Abbey

Wednesday, 13th October 2021
10.30am to 11.30am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Morning at Alice Smith

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
9.30am to 11am Singapore/HK time

Register your slot with contact@waypointsasia.com

Sixth Form Open Day at Bishop's Stortford College

Tuesday, 12th October 2021
5.30pm UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Open Events with Sevenoaks

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9.30am to 12.30pm UK time

Saturday, 9th October 2021 (Virtual)
4.30pm to 5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Book your slot with us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Open Day for 13+ entry at Eastbourne

Saturday, 9th October 2021
9am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Open Day at Downe House 

Meet the Head for Q&As

Saturday, 9th October 2021
4.30 to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Book now at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open House at Cheltenham College

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ entry Open Day at Bromsgrove

Saturday, 9th October 2021
10am UK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com for more information

Virtual Coffee Event at North London Collegiate School (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021
4.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Virtual Open House at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Thursday, 7th October 2021 (For Ducks ages 2 to 7) 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time 

Wednesday, 20th October 2021
4pm to 5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Options Evening at Headington School

Wednesday, 6th October 2021 
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to join the session

Virtual Open House for Sixth Form at Tanglin Trust School

Monday, 4th October 2021
5pm to 6pm Singapore/HK time

Email contact@waypointsasia.com to secure your slot

Merchiston's Virtual Open Day

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

13+ Boarding Open Event at Rugby

Saturday, 2nd October 2021
5pm to 9pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Tonbridge's Open Day for 16+ Entry

Saturday, 18th September 2021
4.30pm to 7pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Sixth Form Open Morning at Stowe

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm to 10pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

Visiting day for Sixth Form at Radley

Saturday, 18th September 2021
5.30pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest with contact@waypointsasia.com 

BESSA SINGAPORE 2022

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Sunday, 30th October 2022

BESSA MALAYSIA 2022

Malaysia’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Friday, 28th October 2022

BESSA Connect

Our 24/7 online portal for families to speak directly with senior admissions officers and visit schools virtually


Our Highlights

Watch our short clips here that answer all your questions about education in the UK.  From how to open a bank account before leaving home, to our “Ask the Head” series of short interviews with the Heads of UK’s top schools, this is where you discover the answers to questions commonly asked by families living overseas.

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Watch it here
Episode 9: Jesse Elzinga, Headmaster of Sevenoaks School

Sevenoaks School is synonymous with the International Baccalaureate diploma. Meet Jesse Elzinga, the Headmaster of this progressive and innovative school, as he answers our questions and tells us why overseas families choose Sevenoaks

Watch it here
Episode 8: Jonathan Anderson, Head of Merchiston

Today we travel north to Edinburgh and visit Merchiston, the only all boys’ school in Scotland. Watch our interview with Headmaster, Jonathan Anderson now.

Watch it here
Episode 7: Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School

Are you an overseas parent looking at the best UK co-ed boarding schools? Don’t miss this interview with Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School as he takes us through questions asked by international families about his school.

Watch it here
Episode 6: James Priory, Head of Tonbridge School

Now showing! An in-depth interview with James Priory, the inspirational Headmaster of the outstanding British independent school for boys – Tonbridge.

Watch it here
Episode 5: Nicola Huggett, Head of Cheltenham College

Being a current parent and a Head gives Nicola Huggett of Cheltenham College a unique perspective. Watch her interview here.

Watch it here
Episode 4: James Jones, Deputy Head of Wycombe Abbey

Applying to Wycombe Abbey as an overseas pupil? Hear more about what it’s like to be in the international community of a top UK girls’ boarding school.

Watch it here
Episode 3: Caroline Jordan, Head of Headington School

In Episode 3 of our “Ask the Head” series, we warmly welcome Caroline Jordan of Headington School. She tells us what is special about her school and why your daughter may suit Headington.

Watch it here
Episode 2: Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun's School

Meet Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun’s School in Episode 2 of our “Ask the Head” webinar series. How are international students welcomed into the school community? What makes your school special?  Answers to these questions and many more!

Watch it here
Episode 1: John Moule, Warden of Radley College

John Moule takes centrestage in Episode 1 and answers questions such as “How are international students settled into your community?” and “What do you think is special about your school?”

Watch it here
Why choose the UK?

Her Excellency Kara Owen, British High Commissioner in Singapore, shares an insight into why studying in the UK is still attractive and relevant to students worldwide.

More Video Highlights
A Tour of Brighton College

Virtual school tours are the new normal.  Visit Brighton College and learn why this is “a school where confidence, kindness and curiosity are championed”.

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This is Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is Achievement, Compassion, Internationalism, Responsibility, Teamwork.

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Pastoral Care in Boarding Schools

Take a peek into the daily life of students at Tonbridge School.

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Top Tips for School Entrance Interviews

Keystone’s Will and Ed share their advice on how to prepare for admission interviews at top UK boarding schools.

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UK Boarding at 16+

Look into the popular Sixth Form entry point for overseas students.

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Episode 9: Jesse Elzinga, Headmaster of Sevenoaks School

Sevenoaks School is synonymous with the International Baccalaureate diploma. Meet Jesse Elzinga, the Headmaster of this progressive and innovative school, as he answers our questions and tells us why overseas families choose Sevenoaks

Watch it here
Episode 8: Jonathan Anderson, Head of Merchiston

Today we travel north to Edinburgh and visit Merchiston, the only all boys’ school in Scotland. Watch our interview with Headmaster, Jonathan Anderson now.

Watch it here
Episode 7: Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School

Are you an overseas parent looking at the best UK co-ed boarding schools? Don’t miss this interview with Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School as he takes us through questions asked by international families about his school.

Watch it here
Episode 6: James Priory, Head of Tonbridge School

Now showing! An in-depth interview with James Priory, the inspirational Headmaster of the outstanding British independent school for boys – Tonbridge.

Watch it here
Episode 5: Nicola Huggett, Head of Cheltenham College

Being a current parent and a Head gives Nicola Huggett of Cheltenham College a unique perspective. Watch her interview here.

Watch it here
Episode 4: James Jones, Deputy Head of Wycombe Abbey

Applying to Wycombe Abbey as an overseas pupil? Hear more about what it’s like to be in the international community of a top UK girls’ boarding school.

Watch it here
Episode 3: Caroline Jordan, Head of Headington School

In Episode 3 of our “Ask the Head” series, we warmly welcome Caroline Jordan of Headington School. She tells us what is special about her school and why your daughter may suit Headington.

Watch it here
Episode 2: Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun's School

Meet Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun’s School in Episode 2 of our “Ask the Head” webinar series. How are international students welcomed into the school community? What makes your school special?  Answers to these questions and many more!

Watch it here
Episode 1: John Moule, Warden of Radley College

John Moule takes centrestage in Episode 1 and answers questions such as “How are international students settled into your community?” and “What do you think is special about your school?”

Watch it here
Why choose the UK?

Her Excellency Kara Owen, British High Commissioner in Singapore, shares an insight into why studying in the UK is still attractive and relevant to students worldwide.

More Video Highlights
A Tour of Brighton College

Virtual school tours are the new normal.  Visit Brighton College and learn why this is “a school where confidence, kindness and curiosity are championed”.

Read More
This is Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is Achievement, Compassion, Internationalism, Responsibility, Teamwork.

Read More
Pastoral Care in Boarding Schools

Take a peek into the daily life of students at Tonbridge School.

Read More
Top Tips for School Entrance Interviews

Keystone’s Will and Ed share their advice on how to prepare for admission interviews at top UK boarding schools.

Read More
UK Boarding at 16+

Look into the popular Sixth Form entry point for overseas students.

Read More

HSBC Premier: BESSA’s chosen banking partner for UK students

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

HSBC is the largest bank in the United Kingdom with 625 branches and ATMs around almost every corner. But this isn’t the only reason we’ve partnered with HSBC to help every child’s transition to study abroad as smooth and seamless as possible. Read

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Unplugged: A Harrow student reflection

Date Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Gavin (not his real name) is in the graduating Class of ’21 at Harrow School. He will read Law at Oxford after completing his National Service in the Singapore army.


Why did you choose to board?  Tell us your story!
I wanted a

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