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Creativity, activity, service (CAS) is at the heart of the Diploma Program. It is one of the three essential elements in every student’s Diploma Program experience. It involves students in a range of activities alongside their academic studies throughout the Diploma Program. The three strands of CAS, which are often interwoven with particular activities, are characterized as follows.


  • Creativity: arts, and other experiences that involve creative thinking.
  • Activity: physical exertion contributing to a healthy lifestyle, complementing academic work elsewhere inthe Diploma Programme. 
  • Service: an unpaid and voluntary exchange that has a learning benefit for the student. The rights, dignity and autonomy of all those involved are respected.