Head of School 's Welcome

neilWelcome to Utahloy International School Zengcheng (UISZ), an International Baccalaureate World School which offers an exceptional education to boys and girls from countries around the world. UISZ provides a caring and friendly approach for day and boarding students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, preparing them to be leaders of our global community. 

UISZ was opened in 2003 and maintains close links with its sister school in Guangzhou. The school is built on eighty five hectares of superb botanical gardens, overlooking a beautiful lake. Our facilities include an Olympic sized swimming pool, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, football fields and a four storey boarding house with a capacity of four hundred. Day and boarding students live in harmony with nature in a unique learning environment. UISZ is located two hours from Hong Kong and one and a half hours from Guangzhou, in Southern China.

UISZ strives for academic excellence and the development of the intellectual, artistic, creative, physical and emotional dimensions of each individual student through:


▶ engaging every student as an individual and unique learner

▶ the progressive use of information and communication technology

▶ international mindedness and inter-cultural technology

▶ celebration of artistic performance and engagement in physical pursuits and competitions

▶ respect for, and understanding of the environment

The International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP), the Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) provide a framework that supports and enhances student learning and development. Our well-qualified and experienced teachers are recruited from countries all around the world. They bring to the school a global perspective that enhances student learning in a rapidly changing world. 

UISZ has obtained accreditation through the Council of International Schools (CIS), National Center for School Curriculum and Textbook Development Minitry of Education (NCCT) and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which provide worldwide recognition. UISZ offers a vertical house structure bringing together students of all ages, taking part in artistic, sporting, social and community activities.  

Utahloy International School Zengcheng is dedicated to offering our students a first class international education with an emphasis on academic achievement, intercultural understanding and respect for all.  

Welcome to UISZ.  

Dr. Michael Wylie
Head of School
Utahloy International School Zengcheng (UISZ)