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...


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...


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...


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...


Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards June 2017-Sabrena Natalia Ong

Sabrena Natalia Ong (Class of 2017) Studies Law at the London School Economics and Political Science (LSE)   Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards June 2017: ‘Top in Malaysia’ is awarded to learners who have achieved the highest standard mark in their country for a single subject. Ms. Sabrena Natalia Ong from Garden International School was one of the recipients for Top in Malaysia, Cambridge International A Level for Business subject. Also the recipient of ‘Top in...


Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards June 2017-Elisa Mohamad Izhan

Elisa Mohamad Izhan (Class of 2017) Reading Geography at the University of Cambridge   Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards June 2017: ‘Top in Malaysia’ is awarded to learners who have achieved the highest standard mark in their country for a single subject. Ms. Elisa Mohamad Izhan from Garden International School was one of the recipients for Top in Malaysia, Cambridge International A Level for Geography.   How did you start with GIS and why GIS? I...