The world of work; A Student’s Journey – Parent Workshop!

Three of our alumni recently shared their career tips, experiences of working life, and general life lessons during an online parent workshop entitled ‘The World of Work; A Student’s Journey.’ During the workshop, hosted by Mr David Whitney (Head of Social Sciences) & Mr Samuel Wickham (Higher Education Advisor), Ian Ze-Yan Lai (Class ‘14), Joyie Chooi (Class ‘15) and Henrietta Teh (Class ‘16) all shared their experiences of the transition from GIS through Higher...


Makan Malaysia UK by Alumni Susie and Kat!

Makan Malaysia UK is, a Malaysian food catering business launched by our very own Alumni Susanna Encarnacion and Katerina Perry (Class ‘09.)They produce and send Malaysian food across the UK in special chilled boxes with something to suit everyone's needs. Makan Malaysia delivers to you anywhere in the UK, so you can still satisfy your Malaysian food cravings without leaving the country! This would be wonderful news to our GIS Alumni, especially those who are residing in the UK or have...


Alumna Katrina Roshan Making Waves in the Music Industry!

Alumna Katrina Roshan from Class of 2020 is a 16 year old singer/songwriter, living in Kuala Lumpur, who has just released her debut solo single ‘YOU’. Following the successful release of ‘YOU’, her follow up single ‘Lost Again’ was released on 18th August 2020. Kat will soon relocate to the USA to further her studies and hone her skills in singing, songwriting and producing music later this month at the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California.   Katrina, please share with...


GIS Careers’ Day- 2020!

Four of our Alumni recently shared their experiences of working life, career tips and general life lessons for our current students. Here we hear a little more of the pearls of wisdom offered on our annual Careers Day 2020.    Keynote: Alumna Yvonne Natalie Kniese, Class of 2000  Public Speaking & Communication Coaching at NK Communications PLT “It was a pleasure to speak about careers and life choices with the Sixth Formers at GIS earlier this month. I remember...


Meet Alumna Mei Lian Hoe – An Artist And Animator!

Alumni Mei Lian Hoe is an animator and freelance comic artist from Malaysia. She graduated with a Masters in Character Animation from the prestigious Central St Martins, UK, as well as a BA in English Literature from UCL. Her graduation film 'Left Unsaid' has been nominated for the MullenLowe NOVA Award 2020, and her webcomic, My Husband is a Cultist, has also been shortlisted for the Comedy Women in Publishing Prize 2020.   Mei, what has been your journey after GIS? I left...


Meet our Fabulous 2020 Scholars!

At GIS, our outstanding academic results, extensive extra-curricular programmes and innovative approaches to teaching and learning place us amongst the best British international schools in the world. Our scholarship programme is designed to reward and motivate talented students- outstanding scholars, musicians or sportspeople – or a combination of all three. Throughout the year, we launch different types of scholarships, both internal and external.  This week, we held a special event to...


Class of 1995 Zoom Online Alumni Reunion!

At GIS, we always welcome and encourage events organised by our former students and Alumni reunions are definitely a favorite of ours. The Alumni members from Class of 2000 recently had their Alumni Reunion via Zoom Meeting on Saturday 15th, August 2020, celebrating their 25 year of anniversary.  The event gathered around Alumni from this year group, Teacher Mrs Lim from the GIS Leadership Team, former and current teachers. This reunion sparked a sense of nostalgia for everyone who...


Class of 2000 Zoom Online Alumni Reunion!

At GIS, we always welcome and encourage events organised by our former students and Alumni reunions are definitely a favorite of ours. The Alumni members from Class of 2000 recently had their Alumni Reunion via Zoom Meeting on Saturday 18th, July 2020, celebrating their 20 year of anniversary.  The event gathered around 56 Alumni from this year group, Teacher Mrs Lim from the GIS Leadership Team, former and current teachers. This reunion sparked a sense of nostalgia for everyone who...


Alumni Simon Mo – Clothes are the Spirit of Fashion!

Our Alumni are creating waves across many fields, but today we reconnect with Simon Mo (Class ‘07), a fashion designer whose contemporary label has recently been shown at London Fashion Week.  After GIS, Simon studied Fashion Design in Womenswear at the prestigious Central Saint Martins, where fellow alumni include Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney. He talks to us about his journey post- GIS, what he feels he gained from his experience with us, as well as offering some advice to...


Winner of GIS Learner Skills Award, Alumna Safiyyah Rafe!

Alumni Safiyyah Rafe (Class ‘20), who will soon be embarking on a BA Economics at London School of Economics and Political Science, has recently been awarded the ‘GIS Learner Skills Award’ for her inspiring work in supporting the Somali Refugee Community. Having recognised a need for the support of this marginalised group in KL, she has shown exceptional commitment to working with external organisations to ensure sustainable change.    Safiyyah could you tell us more about...