Dr. Dorrie Y Chao a visiting professor from University of Southampton

On Wednesday 12 September, the GIS Alumni Department and Secondary Business Faculty welcomed Dr. Dorrie Y Chao a visiting professor from University of Southampton, to the school.   Dr Chao led a highly engaging and informative talk for our students, entitled ‘Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Challenges of Sustainability Transitions’. Dr Chao explored how entrepreneurship and innovation can transform the world for the better, by making it more inclusive and less polluted....


Alumna Kathryn Ghazali with DBKL Cleanliness Blueprint initiative with MKCS

We’re proud to share the news that GIS Alumna Kathryn Ghazali has been hard at work creating positive changes back on home turf. As a committee member of the The Mont Kiara Community Society (MKCS), Kathryn is excited to share the recent news that the society has been awarded Grade A in the MKCS-DBKL Cleanliness Blueprint (Phase 5) - scoring 88% - the highest score since the programme’s beginning. This is a fantastic achievement for MKCS, moving the organisation one step closer to its...


Class of 1998 – 20 Years Reunion

Welcome home Class of 1998 Alumni!   The GIS Alumni Office along with the Class of 1998 Alumni Organizing Committee are pleased to inform you that we will be holding our 20 year reunion on Saturday, 8 December 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.   Program Details: 12:30-14:00: Formal reunion program with catered lunch (detailed program will be released soon; family friendly) 19:00-Late:  Reunion dinner at Birch @ Damansara City Mall (all you can eat food and...


GIS Alumni KL Gathering 2018

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to each and everyone of you for joining the 2018 Alumni KL Gathering on 30th June and hope you had enjoyed the evening. It was a successful event where many of you have have attended the event despite of your busy schedule. Some of you even flew in from different places just to meet fellow Alumni and also former teachers.   GIS Alumni KL Gathering 2018 Saturday, 30th June 6.30pm to 9.30pm Grand Hall, Garden International...


YEAR 11 & YEAR 13 GRADUATION – 2018

Congratulations to all the GIS Year 11 and Year 13 Graduates! We are so proud of your dedication and hard work is an inspiration for us all. This is the first milestone of very many great things to come in your life. So keep going! Mr Edmund Lim, Alumni from class of 1989 was the Guest Speaker for the Year 11 Graduation for 2018 and Mr Paul Rennie OBE, Deputy High Commissioner at the British High Commission Malaysia was the Guest Speaker for the Year 13 Graduation for 2018. After this...


Alumna Irene Chen’s fundraising project to restore clean water boreholes in Zambia

  We are truly proud of what Alumna Irene Chen is doing for communities in need of clean water with her fundraising project. Irene Chen from Class of 1998, graduated from Monash University with a double degree, Bachelor of Commerce and Business Systems, majoring in Finance. Currently working as a Finance Business Partner for Save the Children Australia.   Tell us about your fundraiser? I recently launched a fundraiser to raise a grand goal of $75,000 to restore 5...


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...