Students learn a great deal about themselves as they go through the IB Diploma Programme, as it compels them to learn a great deal about what they value personally.
Benefits for Students
Students in the IB Diploma Programme at Richmond Secondary School benefit from a Faculty that has proven it can help students achieve academic success.
Completing an IB Diploma requires students to recognize the importance of time management. Given that there are a number of competing demands for a student’s time and attention in the Diploma Programme, students develop the ability to prioritize their activities.
Historically, The IB Diploma Programme at Richmond Secondary has been particularly successful at graduating Candidates with IB Diplomas: over the past 11 years, our Diploma success rate is 88%.
Over two-thirds of IB Diploma Students are admitted to the UBC Faculty of their first choice, a higher rate than any other Graduation Program.
Many universities, including UBC, Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria, provide First Year University Credit for outstanding work in the IB Diploma Programme.