Alumna Natalya Firdaus Khan’s film ‘Little Bear’

The Official Promotional Trailer for the film ‘Little Bear’ is now ready for viewing! The director of this movie is none other than our Alumna Natalya Firdaus Khan, from the GIS Class of 2017. Produced by Lara Blue Crockart, with cinematography by Joey Slocombe and written by Charlie Matheson, you can check out the official trailer here. Earlier this month, we chatted to Natalya about the film, as well as her memories of her time at GIS.   Natalya, what is ‘Little...


American College of Physicians has named Alumna Tabassum Salam (MD, FACP) as the organization’s Vice President for Medical Education

We are delighted to share that the American College of Physicians has named Tabassum Salam (MD, FACP) as the organization’s Vice President for Medical Education, effective December 3, 2018. Alumna Tabassum Salam from the GIS Class of 1988 completed a Doctor of Medicine (MD), from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and later on completed an MBA at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. “Dr. Salam is an accomplished and well-respected...


Alumni Dr Jeevinesh Naidu receives the APAGE-JGH Foundation Clinician Scientist Fellowship Grant 2018

We are so proud of Alumni Jeevinesh Naidu from the Class of 1998, who was the recipient of the Asia Pacific Association for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy/Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Foundation (APAGE-JGHF) Clinician Scientist Fellowship Grant 2018. After GIS, Jeevinesh went to Taylors College for A Levels, before attending before the International Medical University (Malaysia) and University of Liverpool (UK) to study Medicine, graduating in...


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...