Alumni News

QE lays foundation for Richard’s flourishing film-scoring career

09.05.2019

Alumni | Music

QE lays foundation for Richard’s flourishing film-scoring career

Richard Collins is now an award-winning composer writing bespoke music for film, TV and games, with his first musical release and collaboration with Universal’s Aurora Production Music label just out....

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World-beater: Veli’s global role with fast-expanding media agency

29.04.2019

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

World-beater: Veli’s global role with fast-expanding media agency

When Veli Aghdiran graduated from Cambridge in the depths of the 2008 crash, he wasn’t sure exactly what he did want to do, but he was at least clear about...

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Making a child’s dream come true: alumni raise money for Sri Lanka education charity

24.04.2019

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

Making a child’s dream come true: alumni raise money for Sri Lanka education charity

Three Old Elizabethan medics are among a group of London healthcare students who have teamed up to sponsor a child’s education in Sri Lanka. Raahul Niranchanan (2010–2017), Vipushan Konesalingam (2010-2016)...

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Recounting the rise and fall – and rise again – of Classics at QE

17.04.2019

Alumni | Languages | Old Elizabethans'

Recounting the rise and fall – and rise again – of Classics at QE

Old Elizabethan Professor P J Rhodes, a leading ancient historian, highlights a QE connection in a new academic tribute to one of the world’s foremost experts on Greek art. Peter...

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Back in Barnet: undergraduates return to QE to advise current boys on uni applications

15.04.2019

Alumni | Careers | FQE

Back in Barnet: undergraduates return to QE to advise current boys on uni applications

Around 60 of last year’s leavers who are now two terms into their degree courses came back to QE to contribute to the School’s Universities Convention. With fresh experience of...

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Look back in gratitude: ‘urban monk’ Jay recalls support from QE

12.04.2019

Alumni

Look back in gratitude: ‘urban monk’ Jay recalls support from QE

Global social media star and motivational guru Jay Shetty has paid generous tribute to his QE teachers in an ITV interview. Jay (OE 1999-2006) was speaking to ITV London news...

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Winning the vote? Deft debating shakes faith of some in democracy

10.04.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Debating

Winning the vote? Deft debating shakes faith of some in democracy

Sixth-formers took on Old Elizabethan opposition to debate one of the biggest questions of our era – whether there is a future for democracy. More than 170 guests, including Old...

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Theory and practice: sixth-formers learn about the real-world importance of Economic Geography

03.04.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Geography

Theory and practice: sixth-formers learn about the real-world importance of Economic Geography

A young Elizabethan now forging a career in private banking with a global finance giant returned to the School to lead a Sixth Form discussion on Economic Geography. Hemang Hirani...

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Music-lover and movie-maker Richard rises to become Chief Medical Officer at Network Rail

04.03.2019

Alumni

Music-lover and movie-maker Richard rises to become Chief Medical Officer at Network Rail

Richard Peters took a degree in Music and then months later embarked on another in Medicine – after receiving some essential help from QE in the interim. He then successfully...

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Rohan and Conor’s great escape for Oxford RAG

22.02.2019

Alumni

Rohan and Conor’s great escape for Oxford RAG

Two Old Elizabethan friends have teamed up for the annual charity ‘jailbreak’ run by the Oxford University Student Union. Conor Mellon (OE 2010-2017) and Rohan Radia (also 2010-2017) will be...

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Out of sight but, please, not out of mind: old boy returns to School to give an update on the international refugee crisis

08.02.2019

Alumni | Charity | Service

Out of sight but, please, not out of mind: old boy returns to School to give an update on the international refugee crisis

The international migrant crisis in southern Europe may have faded from the headlines in recent months, but the humanitarian challenge remains, Old Elizabethan Nicholas Millet reminded QE boys when he...

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Headhunter Scott highlights the importance of pursuing a career that you enjoy

04.02.2019

Alumni

Headhunter Scott highlights the importance of pursuing a career that you enjoy

Scott Lesner switched careers after initially training as a lawyer – and has never looked back. Now a recruitment specialist, Scott (OE 1987-1992) has carved out a successful career, while...

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