New Zealand International Biology Olympiad
The Entrance Exam was sat and 224 students have been selected for the online tutorial programme.
The 34th International Biology Olympiad will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 3 - 12 July 2023.
NZIBO fosters interest, participation, and excellence in biology through participation of secondary school students in the New Zealand Biology Olympiad Programme. The programme provides University level education in Biology to those students selected to participate in the online tutorial programme.
NZIBO ensures that the students who participate have the necessary knowledge to compete successfully at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) should they be selected to represent New Zealand at this prestigious international competition.
For more information, visit our Programme page.
Day 1 (Monday 18th April): The first day of the NZIBO was the Monday of the second week of my holidays. My flight left Christchurch Airport at 11:50am so I arrived at the airport around 10:30am. This was the first time I had flown alone so I was quite nervous. Once I boarded, I immediately …
Congratulations again to Sarah Ellis (St Peter’s School, Cambridge), Janet Guo (Hillcrest High School, Hamilton), Jacob Miller (Mount Albert Grammar School, Auckland), & Richard Li (Rangitoto College, Auckland) who have successfully earned their spots to represent New Zealand in Armenia at the 33rd IBO this July, following their outstanding performance at our recent NZIBO Team …
Anneke Cummack (3rd from the left below) represented NZ at the IBO in Hungary in 2019, winning a Silver medal. At the recent prize for Diocesan School for Girls she was awarded top in Physics, top in English, top in Biology and Dux. Congratulations Anneke. Anneke also receives a University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship. …
- 2023 school year begins on 30th Jan 2023
- Practical training camp selection exam on 8th Mar 2023
- Practical training camp – dates to be confirmed on 7th Apr 2023