Fareed Singh Kairon: Director in Making!

We are delighted to feature another Alumnus in the film industry: Fareed Singh Kairon (Class of 2014). After GIS, Fareed pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A), Directing and Theatrical Production, Screenwriting at EICAR.    Fareed, can you summarise some of your achievements to date?  Since graduating from EICAR: The Film and Television School of Paris, I have had lots of professional working experience on productions all across Europe - ranging from short films and music...


Alumna Emina Ashman: ‘Make Me a Houri’

Currently based in Australia, Alumna Emina Ashman (GIS Class of 2011) has been working as a professional actor, poet and theatre-maker for several years, and was most recently seen performing in the Melbourne Theatre Company's production of ‘Hungry Ghosts’.   Now, she’s about to premiere a new play in Melbourne called ‘Make Me A Houri’. This production is Emina's debut as both the writer and performer of her own work.    ‘Make Me A Houri’ is Emina's...


Congratulations to our Alumna Artist, Sabrina Brouwers!

We are delighted to share that Alumna Sabrina Brouwers has been selected to showcase her graduate artwork at the Falmouth Fine Art show in London later this month.   Sabrina, from the GIS Class of 2016, completed a BA in Fine Art at Falmouth University, UK. In September she will embark on a Postgraduate Diploma in Graphic Design at the University of Arts (London).   Sabrina, please tell us more about the showcase that you are participating in! A handful of artists...


Law Firm of the Year Award!

Clyde & Co Singapore was recently awarded the ‘Law Firm of the Year Award’ - and we are truly proud that the recipient of this awesome award was our Alumnus Mr Thomas Choo, from the GIS Class of 1998!   Thomas, can you tell us about your life after GIS? Sure! I spent a few years at German Swiss International School in Hong Kong, before I relocated to Surrey, United Kingdom to attend boarding school at Epsom College. I then received a scholarship to study law at the...


Emergency ‘First Aid at Work’ Training!

Recently, several staff members from GIS sat the Highfield Level 2 International Award in ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’, offered by by Atlas Risk and Consulting Solutions Ltd. The Managing Director at Atlas? None other than our very own alumnus, Clement Chew (Class of 2007)!   This is not the first time Clement has run safety-focused events for GIS - he delivered a safety talk on ‘Staying Safe in Malaysia’ for our PTF members a while ago. We are grateful to Clement for his...


Malaysia’s Women Leaders of 2019 Award from CMO Asia!

Here at the GIS Alumni Relations Office, we are truly proud of our Alumni Jayne Louise Kennedy (Class of 2006)! Jayne is the co-founder of EPIC DNA, a multiple award winning social enterprise that aims to make collaborative social impact accessible by empowering individuals to transform communities and environments around them. Recently, she received a CMO Asia Award for being one of ‘Malaysia’s Women Leaders of 2019’. Let’s find out more!   More about Jayne’s...


Alumna Shaz Elanie Mohd Khamil was recently chosen as one of the ASEAN Foundation’s youth ambassadors for their eMpowering Youths initiative!

At the GIS Alumni Relations Office, we often have exciting news about our Alumni to share. Today we are delighted to share an update from our Alumna Shaz Elanie Mohd Khamil, from the Class of 2007. Elanie was recently chosen as one of the ASEAN Foundation’s youth ambassadors for their eMpowering Youths initiative. The ASEAN Foundation is a non-profit organisation created by and for the people of Southeast Asia. It seeks to raise awareness and provide opportunities through various...


Alumna Angel Chew will be challenging herself to climb the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro!

This summer, Alumna Angel Chew (Class of 2018) will be embarking on the adventure of a lifetime in Tanzania, Africa. There, Angel will be challenging herself to climb the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, In aid of the Hope for Children charity. Hope for Children is an international charity that passionately believes every child has the right to a happy, healthy and positive childhood. They have created access to education, clean water systems and healthcare in...


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...