Improving the Lives of Children’s Lives Torn Apart From War by Alumna Aneeta Williams (Class of 1986)

We were delighted to welcome Aneeta Williams from Class of 1986 back to the school to present a talk to students and parents. Aneeta is a lawyer by profession but is now involved with humanitarian work, improving the lives of children affected by armed conflict across the globe. In the last decade she has been travelling the length and breadth of the globe advising, supporting, training and managing staff and communities to prevent, and respond to, child protection concerns arising from...


GIS Art Live Lunch Talk: Fashion Entreprenuer by Nikita Dowlani

Nikita Dowlani, Class of 2010 started Owl by Dowlani, a print and pattern house. She specialised in print and textiles as a fashion student during her time in London College of Fashion & Central St Martins and developed a keen interest in bringing colourful prints back into high fashion. Each print is personally designed and meticulously hand-drawn by Nikita personally. Find out more at www.owlbydowlani.com. Students had an informative session with Nikita during the session, Thank you for...


The United Nations – A Roadmap to Sustainability by alumnus Dr. Donald Lee

Alumnus, Dr. Donald Lee shares his knowledge and experience of working with the United Nations. He is currently based in New York and was recognised for his commitment and contribution to global poverty issues in his role as an Economist in the United Nations. During the talk, Dr Lee discussed key threats to global sustainability, including global warming, climate change and environmental degradation. He fondly remembers attending classes in garden at the former GIS Lake Garden campus back in...


Studying & Living in Canada by Nicole Chan (Class of 2013)

Alumna Nicole Chan from Class of 2013, a Psychology graduate from University of Alberta, Canada had a session with Year 12 students about living in Canada. Nicole is currenetly a Support Worker in Canada, her main role is to help and support individuals with developmental disabilities to learn the skills necesary for independent living. "I would say the best thing about GIS is the way the school sets you up to succeed in the future. I didnt think about this back then, but looking back, I...


GIS Alumni London Gathering 2017

Mr. Mark Ford, our new GIS principal spent a lovely evening with alumni at the Amba Hotel in London. It was a night of great night for the curent team, former teachers and students of GIS. A special occasion to meet up and foster new relationships within the GIS Alumni community.


Becoming an Engineer – Introduction to Engineering

Nicholas Koh from Class of 2009 came back to school to share his knowledge about being in the engineering industry and life as a student in University London College. He provided insights of his 4 year Engineering course in UCL and shared his personal experiences while he was there. Nick is currently based in Kuala Lumpur and will be mentoring students for the F1 in School World Finals competition on 2017. ...


Career in Design & Techonology

Alumna Stephanie Ng from Class of 2001 shares her inspiring work with DT students. She founded StephanieNg Design and is currently a multi-award winning industrial designer. Stephanie connected students to a real-life lighting project with local streetwear company Pestle & Mortar. She aims to give them a fun and motivating experience which opens up their mind to discover their inner creativity. We are looking forward to starting her mentoring sessions with Year 11. “I feel proud to have...


“You think too much!” Parent Worshop by Kathryn Ghazali

Alumna Kathryn Ghazali form the 1980's conducted a workshop for parents about how to connect to what you feel not just what you think. The workshop focused on how to better understand our inner feelings to manage our stresses and thought, allowing us to project our authentic selves. She is a psychopsychologist counsellor with 20 years experience and also works as a...


A Surprise for Mrs. Helen Lopez (Ms. Mukherjee)

Mrs. Helen Lopez or also fondly known as Ms. Murkherjee had a surprise farewell session organised by her current students. Students thought it would be great to also invite her former students to share a few words about their years with her. It was a bitter sweet occasion and heartfelt moment for Mrs. Lopez, alumni and current students as they say their goodbye and wish her well for the future. Mrs. Lopez's former...


Introduction to FutureLab – Mentoring Platform

Good friends, Brian Tan and Tai Fung Wei alumni from Class of 2007 joined forces and founded FutureLab.my together. They introduced GIS student students to their startup called FutureLab.my that connects students to working professionals (mentors) that provides informal career advice to help them make informed decisions and also help them plan their university and career path better. You can find out more about FutureLab here. Please...