The University of Queensland’s Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient in 2017

  The University of Queensland’s 2017 Alumni Awards have recognised a diverse range of leaders who have created change by advancing knowledge, powering economies and advocating for human rights and dignity. The recipients exemplify the immense change individuals can create by taking action and giving back through research, volunteering, public service or philanthropy.   One of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipients of 2017 is GIS’s Alumna Dr Retnagowri...


Alumna Coco Chang was invited to play Piano at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  Alumna Coco Chang from Class of 2017 was invited to play the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2, Moderato, at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Coco has completed her A-Levels at GIS and was accepted into Gillings School of Public Health, the 2nd top institution for Biostatistics in the US, to double major in Biostatistics and Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics.   Tell us more about the video that you’ve shared with us..what was the...


United Nations – Population, Poverty & Sustainability Development by Alumnus Dr. Donald Lee

Dr. Donald Lee, a class of 1953 alumni, is an Adjunct Representative to the United Nations, a Motivational Speaker, Economist as well as an activist for social change. He advocates for environmentally sustainable social and economic development, human rights, climate change, environmental protection and animal rights. Donald Lee began his career in the United Nations at the organization’s regional headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. He later moved to New York to the Division of Social...


Alumna Emina Ashman performs in ‘Hungry Ghosts’ with the Melbourne Theatre Company, to be staged in May 2018

Our bold and beautiful Alumna Emina Ashman from Class of 2011 has once again made us proud by another achievement of hers as she stars in the world premiere of ‘Hungry Ghosts’ by playwright Jean Tong.   Here are some of Emina’s thoughts on the play: For starters, the play is written by a Malaysian who is currently studying in Melbourne. It's a play that ultimately explores cultural identity and migration which in my opinion, particularly speaks to the lived experience of...


Alumna Lisa Wong’s Art Workshop

Lisa Wong Sook Kuan (Class of 2011) Bachelor of Arts in Illustration from California College of the Arts in San Francisco Full Time Visual Artist   Recently we had the privilege of being in touch with one of our Alumni who’s always had a passion for Art. Alumna Lisa Wong Sook Kuan is a Malaysian young artist who recently did her very first solo exhibition entitled “Tenacious”, hosted by ‘The Art People Gallery’. This exhibition features 2 vastly different series of...


Alumna Kira (Krupa) Narayanan to play Princess Jasmine in Disney India’s ‘Aladdin’ the Musical

Kira Narayanan (Class of 2012) BookMyShow, India's leading entertainment ticketing portal, brings Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ to life on Indian stages at Mumbai’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (April 2018).   We are very proud to share the news that after an extensive casting process, our Alumna Kira Narayanan has been chosen to play the coveted role of Princess Jasmine. “Growing up, Princess Jasmine was iconic to me. Playing her in any capacity was always a pipe...


‘Alumna Sherine Abraham was recognised as an emerging female STEM student at the University of Melbourne’

Sherine Rachel Abraham (Class of 2015) Final Year Biochemistry Undergraduate Student, University of Melbourne  Well done to our Alumna Sherine Rachel Abraham, who was interviewed as a ‘Woman in STEM’ at the University of Melbourne recently due to her involvement and contribution to the university community, as well as her approach to a holistic development in education and advocacy for human rights and social work. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...


Alumna Kasumi Higewake’s essay was categorised as a winning essay

Kasumi Higewake (Class of 2015) Bachelor of Social Work III at the University of Sydney We would like to share another success story of our Alumni who has recently written an essay on “How Mobile Technology Will Change Retail in 5 years”. Alumna Kasumi Higewake’s essay  was categorised as a winning essay and chosen from 50 entries submitted for consideration in the Iflexion Scholarship Program 2017. Currently Kasumi is a 3rd-year undergraduate Social Work student at The...


The UK University Fair 2018

Garden International School and the British Council are proud to co-organise the UK University Fair 2018 on 5th March 2018. Forty UK universities will be participating in this event so SAVE THE DATE! You will get a chance to speak directly with the university delegates and ask as many questions to clear all your doubts during the visit. They are able to provide you with first-hand information regarding the university application system and requirements as well as the courses offered....


Alumna Rowena Abdul Razak’s Book ‘The Russians in Iran’

Alumna Rowena Abdul Razak’s Book ‘The Russians in Iran’ Class of 2006 Doctoral candidate in Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford GIS is delighted  to present our Alumna Ms. Rowena Abdul Razak who has contributed a chapter for a book. ‘THE RUSSIANS IN IRAN’. Let’s see what Rowena had to say about her experience in writing the said book.. Hi! My name is Rowena Abdul Razak and I did my Sixth Form at Garden International School in French, History and English...