By achieving an outstanding result of 23 As in a range of GCE O Level subjects in 2010, Ibrahim Shahid proved his intellectual ability beyond doubt. He was chosen as an Ambassador for the Beaconhouse School System and participated in various activities involving public speaking and debates on different forums such as the Model United Nations Conferences. Ibrahim won seven Best Delegate Awards and several others for his display of outstanding diplomacy in these conferences.
Ibrahim was awarded a fully-sponsored internship on poverty alleviation by Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. As the School Ambassador, he was also sponsored for a two-week summer programme at Newlands, UK.
Ibrahim also writes as a freelance journalist in many local newspapers.