Alumni News

Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

09.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Arts

Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

A contemporary take on a beach house took first prize in a Year 10 competition overseen by Cambridge Architecture student Danny Martin. Old Elizabethan Danny, who has completed his second...

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Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

03.09.2019

Alumni

Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

Civil engineer Karan Dewnani is relishing being part of one of Europe’s most high-profile projects, while also making time to contribute to society both through his career and through sport....

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New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

13.08.2019

Alumni | Service

New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

Hadleigh Rush’s career has taken him from local charity fund-raising to a key role with software giant VMware, from working in Watford to a new life in the deserts of...

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Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

08.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Lower School Science | STEM

Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

Five veterans of QE’s past national and international successes in space design competitions returned to Barnet to help stage an inter-school Galactic Challenge. Aadil Kara (OE 2010–2017), who has just...

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Thriving in a fast-changing world: Junior Awards 2019

19.07.2019

Alumni | School performance | Support & guidance

Thriving in a fast-changing world: Junior Awards 2019

With more than 100 prizes presented, the Junior Awards Ceremony in the final week of the academic year gave public recognition to the high achievement and outstanding commitment of QE’s...

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Founder’s Day: a fitting celebration for the whole Elizabethan community

18.06.2019

Alumni | FQE

Founder’s Day: a fitting celebration for the whole Elizabethan community

Formality and fun came together on Founder’s Day to create a fitting 446th anniversary for Queen Elizabeth’s School. Pupils, old boys, parents, staff and many other supporters of the School...

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George the Poet’s game-changing approach sweeps the board at the British Podcast Awards

28.05.2019

Alumni

George the Poet’s game-changing approach sweeps the board at the British Podcast Awards

Old Elizabethan George Mpanga has achieved unprecedented success – including winning the main Podcast of the Year title – in the British Podcast Awards. George the Poet’s eight-part podcast, entitled...

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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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