Alumna Cassandra Ng: Winner at the 2019 Singapore Media Awards!

We are very proud of GIS Alumna Cassandra Ng (Class of 2003) who recently won the award for Communications Strategist of the Year in the Singapore Media Awards 2019.    After completing her A Levels at Garden, Cassie completed an undergraduate programme in Business Administration (Concentration in Marketing) at San Jose University. She now works at PHD Media in Singapore.   Cassie, could you tell us more about this award? ​ This award was presented to me at the...


Alumna Gabrielle Tan: TEDX Speaker, Diana Award and Diana Legacy Award Winner

You may recall us sharing how Alumna Gabrielle Tan (Class of 2018) delivered a talk at TEDxVicenza 2019 on 8 June 8 2019. As a member of the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council, Gabby was invited to join 13 other speakers to speak in front of 1,000 people (with more watching via livestream). Gabby spoke about her environmental advocacy journey, plastic pollution, and climate change, while emphasising the 2019 World Oceans Day theme of "Together We Can". If you’re interested, you can...


“The Climate Change Crisis” By Alumnus Dr Donald Lee

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming GIS Alumnus from Class of 1953, Dr Donald Lee, a senior economist with the United Nations in New York. Dr Lee has worked with the UN for 20 years and is a passionate advocate for climate action, human rights and social change.    Dr Lee spoke to GIS students and staff about a number of issues including the critical importance of global temperature rise, ecological, social and human issues surrounding rising sea levels and the impact of...


GIS London Gathering December 2019!

A sincere thank you to all those who were able to join us last Friday at our London Alumni ‘Re:Connect’ Gathering. We had great fun sharing our love for GIS and celebrating the festive season in style in the heart of Waterloo. It came as no surprise that GIS alumni loved the team quiz we put together - the GIS competitive spirit definitely lives on!   Congratulations to Sarah Chok, Nicole Tan, Minna Richt and KheYee Lim who won the team quiz! Their prize is a celebratory team...


GIS Career’s Day- October 2019!

A massive THANK YOU to all of these alumni for taking time out of their busy schedules to join our Careers’ Day last week!   Dr Arman Rashid, Class of 1998 Political, Security & Conflict Analyst Psychotherapist/Counsellor-in-Training   Jason Choong, Class of 2010 Co-Founder of FLYPROJECT & Mamacina   Tasha Jayabalan, Class of 2015 Analyst at ABACUS TEKSERVICES   We really appreciate all of you coming in and talking to our students....


GIS 2019 Alumni Networking Event in London!

The GIS Alumni Office are delighted to invite you to a special GIS 2019 Alumni Networking Event in London this December. Details for the event are as follows: Date : Friday, 6th December 2019 Time : 5pm to 8pm, canapes and wine/soft drinks included Venue : Marlin Hotel, 111 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7HR (New venue!) Admission : Free (just bring your memories!) As well as having the opportunity to meet our new GIS principal Mr Rob Stitch, you’ll get the chance...


Alumni Ambassador HE Dr Alexander Marschik’s Visit

Today we had the pleasure of welcoming back our Alumni, Austrian Ambassador to the UN, HE Ambassador Dr Alexander Marschik from Class of 1980. It was an exciting opportunity for our passionate MUN students to meet with HE, find out about his time at GIS, his career journey and how long it really takes to pass a resolution at the UN! A wonderful meeting for all involved.   Please view this link for more details about Dr Marschick. Kindly view this link to view the photos of his...


Alumni Friendly Football Match!

One Spirit, One Family & One Goal!   Some GIS Alumni and GIS students brought it to the pitch on Friday evening for a fantastic game of women's football! It was wonderful to welcome back the following Alumni for the friendly match:   Diane Chia Jhet-Yi, Class of 2003 Kim Bo Kyung, Class of 2003 Isabel Clare Li Choon Taye, Class of 2004 Nabilah Khan, Class of 2004 Shuli Ng, Class of 2004 Carmen Koo, Class of 2006 Hajar Yusof,...


Alumnus Chew Zhen Wei return to GIS for 3 weeks to work with our Secondary Music Department

Recently, we had Alumnus Chew Zhen Wei (Class of 2017) return to GIS for 3 weeks to work with our Secondary Music Department, as he pursues his goal of becoming a Music Teacher. Let’s hear more about his journey and experiences!    Zhen Wei, how did you decide on music teaching as a career?  My time in GIS showed me that education was the career for me. Observing and experiencing the teaching at Garden showed me how invaluable teachers are for bringing their subject to life...


Class of 1999 – 20 Year Reunion!

At GIS, we always welcome and encourage events organised by our former students and alumni reunions are definitely a favorite of ours. The organising committee from Class of 1999 recently had their 20th reunion here at GIS.  The event gathered both 2012 alumni as well as former and current teachers. This reunion sparked a sense of nostalgia for everyone who attended. It was a great evening where everyone enjoyed seeing their teachers, catching up with each other and sharing updates about their...