Spotlight features insights and snippets of an alum’s experience in GIS. Check out what they have to say about their time in GIS!

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Nicole Chan, Class of 2013

Current profession: Supported Independent Living Worker for Independent Advocacy University attended: University of Alberta, Canada. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. What was the best part of studying in GIS? I would say the best thing about GIS is the way the...


Sharon Tan, Class of 2008

Current Profession: Property management, freelance wedding photographer, calligrapher, calligraphy instructor and scrapbook artist. University and course attended: Bachelor of Accounting, HELP University What’s your best memory of GIS? There are just too many – but one...


Dr. Veena Pillai, Class of 1997

Medical and Research Coordinator, MSRI Director, Dhi Consulting & Training Medical Doctor and Public Health/Social Sciences Researcher in the fields of HIV/AIDS, Disaster Medicine and Refugee Health   What is your best memory of GIS? I loved Eistedfodd the most...


Thomas Choo, Class of 1998

 Current profession: Legal Director How did studying in GIS help you in your career? GIS has always had a multi-cultural mix of students, and interacting with students of different nationalities and cultures at such an early stage was particularly useful to me in developing...


Gwen Chin, Class of 2015

Major in Psychology, currently in University at Buffalo, Singapore. What is your best memory of GIS? My best memory while being at GIS is when I was in year 4, during Sports Day. I was not a very athletic kid growing up, so being able to win two golds and a silver (and...


Riddhi Mittal, Class of 2015

Current University in Switzerland Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel Management, Bachelors of Business Administration in Hotel Management   What is your best memory of GIS? To be able to recall one...


Pranetr Pattabhiraman, Class of 2016

Pranetr Pattabhiraman, Class of 2016 Reading Natural Sciences in University of Cambridge, UK. What does GIS offer to bring out the best in you? GIS gives me ample opportunities to acquire and polish my skills in various areas through different activities and programmes in...


Tasuku Noguchi, Class of 2016

  Tell us about your passion. I’m really passionate about music and what I do. I love jazz, latin music, romantic and metal. I play the piano, clarinet, flute and saxophone. What is the best part of studying in GIS? At GIS, teachers don’t attempt to bend us...


Lim Cui Li, Class of 2015

  What is your best memory of GIS? GIS Green Team, 2013/14! What was your favourite subject? My favourite subject was Mathematics and it was what I went on to study in university. What inspires you in life? Mathematics education. My idealistic life-goal...


Alejandro Zarate, Class of 2009

  How did GIS shape who you are today? Beyond the academic excellence, the GIS experience is truly international and through the lessons and friends I made here, I have felt at home anywhere in the world. GIS doesn’t just shape incredibly talented individuals but...