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：13th November, 2022（Sunday），14:00-15:00（60min）
UK Biology Competitions(UKBC) registered as a charity in England and Wales number 1191037 in 2020, after operating as independent group for 26 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.
Official website in UK：https://ukbiologycompetitions.org/intermediatebiologyolympiad.html
English and Chinese
13th November, 2022（Sunday），14:00-15:00（60min）
Individual written test
Types of Questions
Grade 10-11 (GCSE, A1 level)
Paper-based in partnering school
- Gold: the cut-off score is 74.39, Top 7% approximately.
- Silver: the cut-off score is 67.88, Top 15.5% approximately.
- Bronze: the cut-off score is 62.23, Top 29.5% approximately.
- Highly Commended: the cut-off score is 58.05, Top 42.5% approximately.
- Commended: the cut-off score is 54.29, Top 54% approximately.
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.
Including the exam, grading, proctor fee, past-papers, certificates, offline reference materials / one-time online mock test,etc.
2nd November, 2022
Performance Report/Award List
ASDAN EPQ Scholarship
Noted：The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see:http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/。