Alumna Claudia Alana Ong featured in ‘PRESTIGE INDONESIA’

Recently, one of our GIS Alumni was featured in one of the most highly recognised  magazines in Asia: Prestige Indonesia. The alumni was none other than Claudia Alana Ong,  from the GIS Class of 2009. After GIS, Claudia went to Hawaii to complete her BBA in Marketing at University of Hawaii at Manoa; she is currently the Export Manager for PT Njonja Meneer in Indonesia.   Claudia, can you tell us a bit more about your feature in ‘Prestige Indonesia’? Sure! The Vanguards...


Alumna Jasmine Chairil Nazri is the Brand Ambassador for University of Kent

We are delighted to announce that this year’s NHS Brand Ambassador for the University of Kent will be our very own Alumna, Jasmine Chairil Nazri, from the Class of 2017. Jasmine is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management at the University of Kent.   Jasmine, how did you come to be the NHS Brand Ambassador? Growing up, I have always been surrounded by doctors who devote their life to save others - which is why I am so passionate about supporting and...


Our heartfelt congratulations to Alumnus Tom Silva, from the GIS Class of 1982, for recently releasing the feature film ‘Silhouettes’.

The film has a Hollywood producer, Brett Thompson, and has been picked up for distribution through NY-based Dreamscape Media. ‘Silhouettes’ had its world premiere at the 2017 Montreal World Festival, and was most recently screened at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival - one of the oldest in North America. You may check out the details via this link. It was also recently screened at the Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati; please check out this link for further details. A bit...


Congratulations Alumna Hajar Yusof on your two award wins!

Alumna Hajar Yusof, from the GIS Class of 2004, completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne and recently returned to Kuala Lumpur to work in the advertising industry. Hajar now serves as an Associate Director at IPG Mediabrands, where she works with clients like KFC Malaysia & Canon. Recently, IPG Mediabrands picked up a string of advertising awards, from the ‘Golden Kancil’ (the most prized award in Malaysia’s advertising scene) to the recent ‘Tangrams...


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)...