Hosted by the UKBC-Independent Registered Charity

Encouraging students to continue studying the bioscience beyond school

Beneficial for applying science majors in top universities

Date:14th November, 2021(Sunday),14:00-15:00(60min)

Introduction

UK Biology Competitions(UKBC) registered as a charity in England and Wales number 1191037 in 2020, after operating as independent group for 25 years with extensive experience in writing biology exams for all ages of secondary school students. Every year, they deliver 3 high quality exams for over 60,000 students. UKBC work closely with the Royal Society of Biology and University of Warwick to bring these exams to as many students as possible.

The Intermediate Biology Olympiad tests students’ biology knowledge, and meanwhile, encourages them to continue studying the bio-sciences beyond school. Participants will obtain edge advantages when applying science majors in top universities.

ASDAN China (ASDAN Academy) is partnering with the IBO to bring the contests to Chinese students from 2020. The competition, open to students in the first two years of high school (GCSE and A1), stands as the preliminary stage of British Biology Olympiad.

Official website in UK:https://ukbiologycompetitions.org/intermediatebiologyolympiad.html

Competition Rules

Language

English and Chinese

Date

14th November, 2021(Sunday),14:00-15:00(60min)

Format

Individual written test

Types of Questions

multiple choice

Participants

Grade 10-11 (GCSE, A1 level)

Location

• Online (Computer with camera and mobile device required)
• Exam Centers in China

Awards

Global awards:

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Highly Commended
  • Commended

Note: For judging the global awards, British competitors will be ranked first by their overall scores in the top 5%, 15%, 30%, 45% and 60%, creating boundaries for the gold, silver, bronze, high commended and commended awards. Competitors from other countries are not ranked together with their British competitors, but are compared by the boundaries. Chinese competitors with good results will therefore have an increased chance of receiving an award.

Registration Details

Fee

Including the exam, grading, proctor fee, past-papers, certificates, offline reference materials / one-time online mock test,etc.

Registration deadline

3rd November, 2021

Exam Centers

FAQ

1、Can the students bring a calculator?
Students can bring simple calculators without any programming function.
2、Can the students bring a dictionary?
The students can bring a printed version dictionary.
3、Refund policy
If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.
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