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Hello, and a very warm welcome from the VIS Admissions team.
In this section of the website, you will find all the information you need in relationto the admissions process at VIS, as well as a link to our online application form. I encourage you to read through all the information carefully, and contact us if you have any further questions. We are waiting to help you, and look forward to welcoming you to VIS for a campus tour or to have a chat about your requirements.
About our Team
Our friendly Admissions team is ready to help you with any questions you may have. Please drop by to see us and to collect an Admissions Packet, or call to arrange an appointment if you would like a tour or longer meeting with one of our team.
We’re pleased to introduce you to our team:
Rachel Nolan - Director of Admissions & Student Affairs
Rachel holds a M.Ed in International Education Administration from Endicott College in the United States, as well as a MA in International Relations and BA (Hons) in English Studies & Philosophy from the University of Nottingham in England.
She joined VIS in 2016 and has with over 14 years experience in international education. Most recently she was working at Jakarta International School in Indonesia as the High School Activities Director in a HS of over 900 students. Her role included organizing and managing overseas service learning and academic trips for all high school students; hosting major conferences such as the regional Model United Nations and Debate & Forensics conventions; and coordinating all student activities and events.
Prior to her role at JIS where she also studied as an international student, she was working in Higher Education in Australia, where she managed a range of international programs, high level delegation visits, study tours, international exchange & study abroad programs, capacity building projects and training programs for international government bodies and student groups.
She speaks conversational Bahasa Indonesia.
Maha Abdel Moneim - Admissions Officer & Student Information System Coordinator
Maha studied Commerce, Business Administration Concentration at Cairo University in Egypt.
After receiving her qualifications, she worked as Sales Administration & Logistics Executive, where her clients included the Egyptian army, governmental banking sector and other governmental institutions.
Maha has over 6 years experience in Admissions. Before joining VIS she worked as the Admissions Coordinator at Maadi Narmer School in Egypt, and has also held positions in other international organizations and schools throughout her career in Cairo, Dubai and Doha. She has been in her current position as Admissions Officer at VIS since September 2014, where she is also responsible for the school’s Student Information System. Her passion for numbers is evident in her ongoing work with this system , for which she attended further training in June 2016 in New Orleans, USA.
Maha was born and raised in Egypt, and has 2 children, both of whom attend VIS. She is very excited to be part of the Admissions Office team, where she is able to share her experiences and love for her work with our prospective students and families.
Samira Hamdy - Registrar
Samira joined our team in April 2014. She is originally from Egypt, and holds a BA from the Faculty of Agriculture. She speaks both Arabic and English.
Samira truly enjoys working with the international community at VIS. She is the main contact at VIS for all communication between the school and the Ministry of Education (MOE), ensuring all MOE information is passed to the administration and teaching teams as required. She is also responsible for maintaining the school’s content in the MOE Pre-Enrollment System.
She is also the school’s Registrar, whose work includes welcoming parents interested in VIS, dealing with admissions enquiries, organizing assessments and processing admissions-related documentation. Samira also translates many of our documents from English into Arabic.
Samira lives in Wakra with her two daughters who are also VIS students.
Arrange a tour
We would be happy to arrange a private tour for you and your family by appointment. Please contact us either by phone or email to arrange a mutually suitable time. You are welcome to drop by the campus at any time to meet with one of our team, however we can not guarantee that a tour will be possible at that time.
Mixed gender Pre-K - KG2
Separate gender Grade 1 - Grade 12
Number of students enrolled as of 19 September, 2018:
Number of nationalities of students enrolled as of 19 September, 2018: 25
Number of nationalities of teachers in 2018/19: 17
Total number of nationalities of faculty and staff in 2018/19 school year: 24
Number of After School Activities offered:
2017/18: 81 ASAs, 460 student registrations
2016/17: 88 ASAs, 520 student registrations
2015/16: 44 ASAs, 361 student registrations
Contact the Admissions Team
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Call us on (+974) 4487 0995 or (+974) 5031 1728
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