Alumni Participate in GIS Virtual Music 2021!

Our GIS Arts Strand Leaders recently launched an initiative called ‘Virtual Music 2021’, to encourage students to work together to create a video of themselves playing music. The result? Both GIS students and alumni performing some incredible pieces! Check out the playlist here; sit back and enjoy some of their wonderful performances.   Christopher Koelma, Head of Music at GIS “The music department was excited to support our wonderful Arts Strand student leaders with this...


Class of 1991 Zoom Online Alumni Reunion!

At GIS, we always welcome and encourage events organised by our former students and Alumni reunions are definitely a favorite of ours. The Alumni members from the Class of 1991 recently had their Alumni Reunion via Zoom Meeting on Saturday 3rd, April 2021, celebrating their 30 year anniversary.  The event gathered around Alumni from this year group, Principal Mr Robert Stitch, Teacher Mrs Lim from the GIS Leadership Team, former and current teachers. This reunion sparked a sense of...


A Peek Behind the Lectern Series by GIS Higher Education Department and Alumni Office!

Organised by GIS Higher Education Counsellor Mr Sam Wickham, our senior students recently enjoyed online sessions with 19 Alumni who generously gave up their time to share their journey after GIS, experiences of working life, and general life lessons.    We would like to thank our GIS Alumni for sharing their first-hand experiences and advice from around the world during our ‘A Peek Behind the Lectern’ Series. Our Alumni shared their experiences of living and studying at...


GIS Tech-inar Sessions with Alumni!

Organised by the GIS Digital Learning Strand with the help of the Strand Director, Year 12 student Sonny Ku and supervising teacher Ms Anouska Doyle, ‘Tech-inar’ was a series of webinars, for students, staff and parents, focusing on learning from our inspiring alumni who are currently working within the Digital and Tech fields. Three 30 minute sessions ran throughout March, each with alumni engaged in different tech-related careers. The variety showed the breadth of the tech industry...


Extended Tutor Time with GIS Alumni!

Organised by the GIS Higher Education Department counselors Mr Samuel Wickham and Ms Ellena Morrison, our Year 12 students recently enjoyed an online session with six Alumni who generously gave up their time to share their career tips, experiences of working life, and general life lessons.    Mr Samuel Wickham and Ms Ellena Morrison - Higher Education Counselor at GIS  ‘It was wonderful to hear pearls of wisdom from our Alumni at different stages in their careers. What was...


GIS Women in Leadership Series with Alumna Malisse Tan!

Organised by Head of Primary at GIS, Nicola Nelson, ‘The Women in Leadership’ podcast series celebrates some of the inspirational women from within our GIS community.   Most recently, we had the privilege of listening to Alumni, Malisse Tan (Class ‘15),  founder of BOBBLE, an eco-organic range of products for women, talking about her vision to empower women through education about menstrual well-being, whilst offering them access to safer alternatives.  Malisse’s career...


Y12 Enterprise Group with GIS Alumni!

Our Year 12 Enterprise Group were fortunate to be joined recently by two alumni, who generously gave up their time to share their career tips, experiences of working life and general life lessons in an online session, organised by secondary teacher, Mrs Anna Berney.   Mrs Berney said: ‘This was such an enriching experience for our students in the Year 12 Enterprise group to listen to GIS Alumni. The knowledge and professional insite of the “changing nature of entrepreneurship”...


#1 – The GIS Alumni Wellbeing Series with Dr Arman Rashid!

The recent events of 2020, and in particular COVID-19, have shone a spotlight on our health, and made us aware of the importance of staying connected, family, lifestyle and community. This series will focus on the wellbeing of GIS’s Alumni, and is just one way we will give back to our Alumni community for their endless support towards our school. We have some awesome wellbeing webinars coming soon for our GIS Alumni. Don't miss the chance to meet our fantastic Alumni speakers with a...


GIS Alumni in Creative Career Professionals!

Organised by the GIS Art Department, our Year 9 students enjoyed an online workshop, entitled ‘Creative Career Professional,’ where five of our alumni, all of whom have pursued careers in the creative industries, generously gave up their time to share their career tips, experiences of working life, and general life lessons.   Ev Abbott, Head of Art said, “Students were excited to learn about the real-world experiences of creative professionals, and how skills they are building...


The world of work; A Student’s Journey – Parent Workshop!

Three of our alumni recently shared their career tips, experiences of working life, and general life lessons during an online parent workshop entitled ‘The World of Work; A Student’s Journey.’ During the workshop, hosted by Mr David Whitney (Head of Social Sciences) & Mr Samuel Wickham (Higher Education Advisor), Ian Ze-Yan Lai (Class ‘14), Joyie Chooi (Class ‘15) and Henrietta Teh (Class ‘16) all shared their experiences of the transition from GIS through Higher...