Inspiring Change: Dr Donald Lee’s Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability

We recently had the honour of hosting Dr Donald Lee, an esteemed alumnus from the Class of 1959 at Garden International School. He brings with him a wealth of experience and a fervent passion for driving positive change in the world. Throughout his impressive 20-year tenure at the UN, Dr Lee has been a tireless advocate for various critical causes including climate action, human rights, and social justice. His dedication to environmentally sustainable development, coupled with his...


From GIS to Global Bestseller: A Literary Journey with alumna Yangsze Choo

Embark on a literary journey with Yangsze Choo, a distinguished member of our alumni community from the Class of '89. Renowned as the author of the captivating novel "The Ghost Bride," Yangsze Choo achieved remarkable success, securing a spot on the New York Times best-seller list. Not only did her literary prowess gain recognition, but the novel was also handpicked as a Best Book by Oprah.com. The novel's rich narrative later found its way onto the screen as the Netflix-original series...


From GIS to Gourmet – GIS Alumnus Nalin Mittal’s Muska Takes Center Stage!

Embarking on a delectable journey, Garden International School celebrates the culinary prowess of Nalin Mittal, an esteemed alumnus hailing from the distinguished Class of 2008. Nalin's foray into the food industry has led to the inception of Muska, an exquisite restaurant nestled within the trendy VERVE Suites Mont’Kiara. Having honed his skills and passion over the years, Nalin's venture into the culinary realm represents the diverse and ambitious pursuits undertaken by GIS alumni...


GIS Alumnus Neel Tirathrai Emerges Victorious at Tech Industry Gold Live Event in Manchester!

  We are delighted to share the outstanding success of GIS alum Neel Tirathrai, Class of '21, at the recent Tech Industry Gold Live event in Manchester. Currently pursuing (ITMB) Information Technology Management and Computer Science at Loughborough University, Neel's leadership and collaborative efforts secured them the coveted first place in the Tech Titans Student Competition hosted by BT Group and Accenture, a testament to their innovation and dedication. Their winning project,...


Vibrant GIS Alumni Urszula Wyss and the Resonate Dance Musical – What About Us!

  We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on one of our talented alumni, Ula, from the class of 2015. You may recall meeting Ula briefly at our alumni fair a few months ago. Since then, she has been passionately working on an extraordinary project as part of the choreography team at Resonate Dance Company. Ula, alongside a dedicated and hardworking cast and crew, including GIS student Grace Duan from Year 5, has supported in crafting a captivating performance set to unfold on December...


GIS Alumni ShaoRu Mac Receives Oxford Brookes University’s Buckley Gray Yeoman Prize!

Meet ShaoRu Mac, a GIS Alumni from the Class of 2020, an aspiring interior architect who has taken her first steps into the complex world of design. A graduate of Oxford Brookes University with a First Class Honours degree in Interior Architecture, ShaoRu has been recognised with the university’s Buckley Gray Yeoman Prize for her exceptional use of materiality in design. Her journey is a testament to the transformative power of mentorship and dedication, with her tutors providing...


Celebrate the impactful journey of GIS Alumni Yasmin Khan, transforming lives with compassion and expertise at Sage Centre!

    Introducing Yasmin A. Khan, the visionary behind Sage Centre and an esteemed member of our GIS Alumni from the Class of '17. Yasmin's unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional care to those in need sets her apart. With a genuine spirit of kindness, empathy, and an unbiased perspective, she has become a trusted advocate for individuals grappling with addiction and mental health challenges. Inspired by her deep-seated passion for assisting others, Yasmin embarked on a journey to...


GIS Alumni Fariza Sakina Farish Crafts a Magical Journey with ‘A Tale From Tuaran: Tales For Our Tiny Tribes’

Fariza Sakina Farish, an proud GIS Alumni from the Class of '12, has recently introduced an enchanting interactive children's book titled 'A Tale From Tuaran: Tales For Our Tiny Tribes'. This unique publication goes beyond traditional storytelling, immersing young readers in a captivating journey through Fariza's beloved hometown, the Tuaran district. With its seamless fusion of storytelling and interactive activities, this remarkable book invites children to explore and engage with the...


GIS Alumni Makissa Smeeton’s Success in Food Businesses!

With more and more vegan and vegetarian options being favoured by many people nowadays for that healthier lifestyle, some of our GIS Alumni are now revolutionising the food industry with new and innovative ventures across Malaysia. Recently we met one of these Alumni, who is emerging as a very successful businesswoman in the food industry and has recently been featured in the TATLER Magazine showcasing her passion for food and her new business ventures.  The Hungry Tapir is a product of...


GIS Alumnus Daniel Veerapen Making Waves into Entertainment Industry!

We were fortunate enough recently to have been able to catch up with Alumnus Daniel Veerapen (Class of 2004). A young music producer, director and film scorer, 35-year-old Daniel Veerapen produces music for a range of people and projects. Having worked on the score and music for various, big budget films, events and celebrity artists, he has won multiple awards for his music, most recently the prestigious FFM (Film Festival Malaysia) award for best music director in 2021. Daniel was also one...