Event Details

Please join AmCham Shanghai's Education Webinar on March 27 from 9:00 am to 10:15 am on COVID-19's impact on both Chinese and international students based in China and their overseas college admissions. Experts from high schools will share their observations and insights from different perspectives that cover American, British and Chinese high school systems.



Mindy Rose, the Director of College Counseling, SAS Pudong

Mark Weston, Head of Higher Education Guidance, The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

Harry Sun, Chinese Principal of English Division, Shanghai Liaoyuan Private Bilingual High School.

Topics to be discussed include:

· What impact has the COVID-19 outbreak had on this and next year's graduating class?

· What challenges are students facing in their college process because of the impacts of campus closure and other changes?

· How are schools working with colleges and universities to advocate for your students and their situation?


9:00 am: Opening and Introduction

9:05 am: Presentations

9:50 am: Open discussion

10:15 am: Event ends

After your registration is complete, you should receive a confirmation email from EventBank with a link to "Go to the Webinar". Please click this link immediately to register on the GoToWebinar website to avoid login issues later.

Please note, if you plan to join using your mobile phone you will need to download the GoToWebinar App from your app store.


  • Mindy Rose (Director of College Counseling at SAS Pudong)

    Mindy Rose

    Director of College Counseling at SAS Pudong

    Mindy Rose’s college counseling practice is informed by twelve years in boarding schools, mostly The Lawrenceville School, work in college admission, and degrees in American Studies. Mindy is an educator specializing in school-based programs that influence school culture, educating families, and building in students the skills, habits, and mindsets for a grounded life. Her work is based on the premise that a comprehensive college counseling program is a platform for integrating student identity, cultivating agency, and attending to individual wellbeing.

    view more
  • Mark Weston (Head of Higher Education Guidance at The British International School Shanghai, Puxi)

    Mark Weston

    Head of Higher Education Guidance at The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

    Mark has worked in the field of International Admissions since 2015. Before this he spent nearly a decade working at an inner-city London school as Deputy Head of Sixth Form, and subsequently as the school's Post-16 Support and Transition Manager. During this time he was responsible for the organisation and provision of higher education advice and guidance, and the management of the school's university application process. In 2010 Mark completed a post-graduate qualification in Higher Education Advice in 2010 to enhance his knowledge and skills in this area.

    view more
  • Harry Sun (Chinese Principal at English Division, Shanghai Liaoyuan Private Bilingual High School,)

    Harry Sun

    Chinese Principal at English Division, Shanghai Liaoyuan Private Bilingual High School,

    Harry Sun was graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University and has been involved in the field of international education after his long-term dedicated and professional service for the Australian Consulate and British Consulate in Shanghai. His previous positions include assistant of President for Cambridge International Center affiliated with Shanghai Normal University, one of the best A level centers in China; Director of International Division at the 2nd Foreign Language School affiliated with Shanghai Normal University (US high school program).

    view more