Dr Rebecca Choy, an alumnus of Australian International School Malaysia shares her story from being a school-girl to a doctor, who is now touching the lives of people in Sabah. Watch the video to see how an Australian education was a life-changing experience for her.
AISM has produced many graduates who have made an impact in the world at large. Get to know all our illustrious alumni from all over the world.
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Engineering Intern, Year 12 Class of 2014 — Gregor Moonen, hailing from the Netherlands, graduated from AISM in 2014. After obtaining his…
Year 12 Class of 2014 | University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Gregor Moonen, hailing from the Netherlands, graduated from AISM in 2014. After obtaining his Higher School Certificate (HSC), he left for Christchurch, New Zealand to pursue his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Canterbury.
He recently completed his internship at the Auckland office for Beca, an international engineering firm. His vast experience with micro electronics include the production of printed circuit boards, soldering and programming micro-controllers. He was also part of the team responsible for the make of a Light Bridge Timer for the University of Canterbury Motorsport Clubs Racing Car.
University of the West of England (UWE-Bristol), England
Taylors / GE Scholarship Recipient, Year 12 Class of 2015 — Khai Kern joined AISM from the Royal Military College (RMC) Malaysia and upon…
Choo Khai Kern
Year 12 Class of 2015 | University of the West of England (UWE-Bristol)
Taylors / GE Scholarship Recipient
Khai Kern joined AISM from the Royal Military College (RMC) Malaysia and upon graduation was awarded the Taylor's World Class Scholarships(TWCS) in partnership with General Electric (GE) to pursue his Honours Degree in Marketing. The GE World Scholarship is given to deserving students who are outstanding individuals with strong interpersonal skills and leadership capability.
In 2017, he also volunteered in Bario, Sarawak, under an organisation named Project WHEE, an initiative that advocates for the sustainability of rural communities. He says it was a unique experience interacting with community locals on a personal level, and the combination of physical and cultural experience had provided him much knowledge and skills to better serve communities in the future.
New York Film Academy, USA
Sound & Film Production in USA, Year 12 Class of 2009 — Brian returned to Johannesburg, South Africa, where he enrolled in a film…
Year 12 Class of 2009 | New York Film Academy, USA
Sound & Film Production is USA
Brian returned to Johannesburg, South Africa, where he enrolled in a film school for 3 years. His strong passion for music led him to study Sound Design and Engineering, and he had also worked as a Television Sound Design Lecturer at South African School of Motion Picture and Life Performance.
During his time in Malaysia, he spent most of his time behind a computer, making tunes and creating beats with various softwares, and has been producing records ever since. In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles, USA and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts to further pursue his dreams of becoming an established artist in his career. Today, he is the Owner and Director of Raw X Studios, involved in sound production and design for short films and commercials.
F4 Development Programme, Malaysia
Formula 4 Driver, Year 12 Class of 2016 — Adam Khalid is a professional race car driver who was chosen by the Formula One Renault Team to…
Year 12 Class of 2016
Formula 4 Driver
Adam Khalid is a professional race car driver who was chosen by the Formula One Renault Team to be a driver ambassador in their Formula 4 South East Asia Champion under the F4 Development Programme, which is the first step for young drivers looking to transition from go-karters into formula racing, giving them the foundation they need to get into GT racing or Formula1.
He is currently in Malaysia, and takes parts in several car racing competitions in and out of the country.
University of Waikito, New Zealand
PhD Student in Psychology — Amin has been studying in New Zealand since graduating from AISM in 2012. He has a degree majoring in…
Year 12 Class of 2012
University of Waikito, New Zealand
PhD Student in Psychology
Amin has been studying in New Zealand since graduating from AISM in 2012. He has a degree majoring in Psychology, and recently completed his Masters in the same field.
Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in Psychology at the University of Waikito, New Zealand and also works as a mental health facilitator with people with mental disabilities. He also tutors at a university. In his free time, he plays soccer and touch football.
University of St. Andrews, UK
Science Whiz — After her HSC, Celina completed her Bachelor’s in Environmental Earth Science in Aberystwyth University, and is now doing…
Year 12 Class of 2014
Aberystwyth University, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
After her HSC, Celina completed her Bachelor’s in Environmental Earth Science in Aberystwyth University, and is now doing her Master’s Degree in Geochemistry in the renowned University of St. Andrews, one of UK’s top 3 universities.
In AISM, she enjoyed playing badminton, volleyball, softball, and was in the Orchestra. She says AISM gave her the opportunity to get ready for the diversities in university life abroad. Her years at the school encouraged her to showcase her talents and challenge herself in in every way possible.
University of Ottawa, Canada
Future Software Engineer, Year 12 Graduating Class of 2017 — Arunasva graduated at the top of his class for the Year 12 HSC examinations…
Year 12 Graduating Class of 2017 | University of Ottawa, Canada
Future Software Engineer
Arunasva graduated at the top of his class for the Year 12 HSC examinations in 2017. He went on to pursue his Bachelor of Applied Science in Software Engineering in the University of Ottawa, Canada.
He represented AISM in several World Scholar’s Cup in the Debate Team, which went on to win individual and team awards. He also participated in the ISAC (International Schools Athlestic Conference) Games in the badminton team in 2016.
Australian National University (ANU), Australia
CEO of Duoro Communications, Year 12 Class of 2014 — Daweena is pursuing her Masters of International Affairs at the Australian National…
Daweena Tia Motwany
Year 12 Class of 2014 | Australian National University (ANU).
CEO of Duoro Communications
Daweena is pursuing her Masters of International Affairs at the Australian National University (ANU).
She is also CEO of Duoro Communication, which aims to develop individuals into confident English language speakers through conversations and prepare them for the professional working arena.
Auckland University of Technology, Australia
Year 12 Class of 2015 — Atsuko Sunaga graduated from AISM in 2015 and was accepted into Auckland University of Technology. She was the…
Year 12 Class of 2015 | Auckland University of Technology
Atsuko Sunaga graduated from AISM in 2015 and was accepted into Auckland University of Technology. She was the school’s Female Vice-Captain and was actively involved in girls touchball, netball, volleyball and basketball. She also performed in the school’s Jazz band for school even such as AISM Rocks and out of school performances in the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council Gala Dinner.