Class of 1997: 20th Year Reunion

20 years have fast-forwarded in a flash! We are calling out to all alumni from Class of 1997 to join the nostalgic reunion in July 2017. Let’s take the time to pause the present, rewind to the era of our education and press play on a night of nostalgic reunion. Venue: GIS Grand Hall Date: 1st July 2017, Saturday Time: 5.00pm onwards Entrance Fee: RM100.00 (all proceeds to be donated to charity) Please RSVP to alumni@gardenschool.edu.my with T0shirt size and your house...


Year 11 & Year 13 Graduation

With great pride we will be celebrating the Year 11 & Year 13’s learning journey and their successes.
Dr. Veena Pillai, Class of 1997 will be our guest speaker to share her inspiring story.


Up close with Zoe Bowden: Malaysia’s representative at SEA Games Triathlon

KUALA LUMPUR, 01 JUNE 2017 - Triathlon is a demanding sport that requires balance in three disciplines. To be a successful triathlon athlete, the key is finding the right balance. For Zoe Bowden who has been selected to compete for Malaysia at the SEA Games in the triathlon category, balance is everything. Zoe, a Garden International School (GIS) alumna, started participating in sports when she was five years old. She first got actively involved in swimming, athletic, T-ball and football. By...


GIS student retells the true story of an autistic child in her debut book

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 APRIL 2017 - When Huda Patel chose autism as the subject of her personal study at school, she never thought that it would lead to something bigger: making her debut as an author. The A-Level student from Garden International School (GIS) recently published a children’s book titled “My Name is Nadia. I have Autism”. ...


Alumni Support for F1 I Schools Competition

F1 in Schools is part of the D&T curriculum for Year 9 and is designed to help students develop skills and knowledge in a range of areas through an enquiry-based process. Students have used Computer Aided Design, Manufacture and Analysis to produce a CO2-powered racing car that they raced on the day. Developing their engineering skills as well as communication skills is vital to the work we do in D&T and pride ourselves on real-life learning experiences.​ Clement Chew, alumnus from Class of...


Watercolur Caligraphy Workshop

Alumna Sharon Tan from Class of 2008 came back to school to share her skills and knowledge of what she does best. A freelance wedding photographer and calligrapher currently, she loves creating art and has been featured in several articles and international publications since the beginning of her start in calligraphy. Sharon is also an avid travel journal artist, where she spends a majority of her time scrapbooking, illustrating, and sketching anything that has caught her eye. Sharon said it...


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...