Class of 2022 – Success for our Future Medics!

In another extremely competitive year, we are delighted by the success of our aspiring medics! We are very pleased to announce that our students have received offers to study Medicine from an impressive collection of universities including Newcastle, Southampton, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leicester, St George's University of London, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Cork, as well as here in Malaysia at the Royal College of Surgeons and University College Dublin,...


GIS Alumni wins the SOBA ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year – Outstanding Achievement’ Award!

We are incredibly proud to announce that Alumni Kasey Leong (Class of 2007) recently won the SOBA (Star’s Outstanding Business Awards) for ‘YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT’. We spoke to Kasey to congratulate him and find out a little more.   Kasey, please tell us more about your journey after GIS After my IGCSEs at GIS, I did my Year 12 in Perth; followed by a double degree in Biotechnology (BSc) and Marketing (BCom) at Murdoch University. In...


Alumni Amanda Lim: Valedictorian at the University of Liverpool!

Alumni Amanda Lim (Class of 2017) completed her BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy with First Class Honours at the University of Liverpool last summer and was chosen to be the valedictorian at her cohort’s graduation ceremony. She is now working as an Occupational Therapist in the NHS, UK. Another wonderful success story of one of the most recent Alumni that we are incredibly proud of.    Amanda, how were you selected as valedictorian? In the final year of my course, I volunteered...


GIS Alumni Recipient of the Prestigious MullenLowe Nova Award!

We recently made contact with Jann Choy (Class of 2016), who graduated with First Class Honours in BA- Graphic Communication Design (with Creative Computing) from the prestigious Central Saint Martins, University of The Arts London, as well as having been awarded the MullenLowe Nova Award for her final year project. We talked to Jann about her journey thus far. You can read more about Jann and this award via this LINK.   Jann, please tell us more about your journey after GIS  I...


Disney-style song called ‘Oasis’ by Alumna Katrina Roshan

Alumna Kat Roshan, Class of 2020 is now based in California where she is currently studying at Idyllwild Arts Academy. Although aiming to read Psychology at university next year, she continues to write music and has recently released a Disney-style song called ‘Oasis’.   Click this link to watch this music video by Kat: https://youtu.be/ySJ67GVIcX4 and this link if you would like to see Kat's work: https://katroshan.com/ Kat has also recently recorded 2 new EDM tracks produced...


GIS Alumni Community Discount

GIS Alumni Community Discount Garden International School was established in 1951 with a clear purpose: to provide a world-class education for its students. Since then, thousands of alumni have received an excellent education at GIS, and thousands more will continue to. As a way of celebrating our ever growing community, we are excited to share our latest offer with our registered Alumni: the GIS Alumni Community Discount. We are pleased to announce that we will be extending the new...


Meet Alumni Nik Kalif, Malaysia’s Biggest Custom Keeb Content Creator!

Nik Kalif, Class of 2020 is a 19-year-old content creator from Malaysia who is currently studying Accounting and Finance in the UK. His YouTube channel has over 360,000 followers and features many custom keyboard builds, making him well known across the region for his videos.   How did this initiative start? I started YouTube way back in 2013; a classmate and I decided to try to make YouTube content for fun. We had individual channels and naturally, our first videos were...


Graduation Success for Alumni Garima Malhotra, Class ‘17

Congratulations to our Alumni Garima Malhotra (Class ‘2017) who has graduated with the highest Honors possible in her Bachelor of Science degree at Houston Baptist University, Texas. Having majored in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Garima was also awarded the President’s Award for being an exemplary all-round student, and the Grigsby Award for the Outstanding Student in the College of Science and Engineering. We got in touch with Garima to congratulate her and to learn more about her...


TED Talk – ‘The Power of Disillusionment’ by Alumna Serena Lee!

18-year-old student, GIS Alumna Serena Lee from Class of 2020, interned with the All Women’s Action Society (AWAM) during their 2020 campaign for a stand-alone Sexual Harassment Bill in Malaysia. Between October and December, AWAM helped turn an online petition with 17.7k+ signatures into a paper petition read in the Dewan Rakyat — a first in Malaysian history. As the youngest member of AWAM, Serena had much to learn from the experience of rallying everyday Malaysians to fight for...


Hollywood Beckons for GIS Alumna Hanneke Talbot!

Alumna Hanneke Talbot is making waves in the entertainment world. From GIS’s Class of ‘10, Hanneke is a Netherlands-born British-Canadian actress who played Lieutenant Mann in episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, amongst other up-and-coming roles across film and TV. Having attended GIS from the age of 6, until leaving Sixth Form at 18, Talbot is evidently proud of her Malaysian roots. After all, it is in Malaysia that she began to pursue a career in acting, before moving to London, where...