Alumni News

George the Poet makes history with nomination for top international media award

13.05.2020

Alumni

George the Poet makes history with nomination for top international media award

Old Elizabethan George Mpanga’s podcast has been nominated for a Peabody Award – one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious media prizes. Have You Heard George’s podcast?, which last...

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Peak performance! Old boy Kam working online to help current QE boys give of their best

29.04.2020

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Support & guidance

Peak performance! Old boy Kam working online to help current QE boys give of their best

Sixty-five senior QE boys have enrolled on a coaching programme run by alumnus Kam Taj. Kam (Kamran Tajbaksh, OE 2004–2011), a performance coach, inspirational speaker and author, will help the...

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Out of the limelight: as stars shine in global fund-raising concert, George the Poet urges UK audience to honour key workers, too

20.04.2020

Alumni | Service

Out of the limelight: as stars shine in global fund-raising concert, George the Poet urges UK audience to honour key workers, too

Old Elizabethan George the Poet played to an audience of many millions when he opened BBC One’s coverage of last night’s One World: Together at Home concert. George Mpanga (OE...

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Medic honoured for his work to help solve hospitals’ logistics issues takes on NHS’s huge Covid-19 challenge

14.04.2020

Alumni

Medic honoured for his work to help solve hospitals’ logistics issues takes on NHS’s huge Covid-19 challenge

Surgeon and former School Captain Ash Kalraiya is one of only 11 Fellows appointed for 2020 to the prestigious NHS Innovation Accelerator. The honour recognises his work as founder and...

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“For me, drawing is a reflective process…ambiguous, fragmented and surreal”

20.02.2020

Alumni | Arts

“For me, drawing is a reflective process…ambiguous, fragmented and surreal”

King’s College undergraduate Danny Martin has had his art exhibited in Cambridge for the first time – and now some of his drawings are on display at the Japanese embassy...

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One to watch! Magazine shines its spotlight on Abbas as a future leader

03.02.2020

Alumni

One to watch! Magazine shines its spotlight on Abbas as a future leader

Abbas Adejonwo is in the spotlight after being named one of the UK’s most outstanding African and African-Caribbean students. Abbas (OE 2011-2018), who is at Warwick, was named among the...

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Living the dream: Dhruv reflects on winning award in New Year’s Honours

29.01.2020

Alumni

Living the dream: Dhruv reflects on winning award in New Year’s Honours

Old Elizabethan and City lawyer Dhruv Chhatralia has been giving his reaction after receiving a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. An international mergers and acquisitions lawyer...

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‘Casting new light on pivotal historical moments’: prestigious European prize for OE filmmaker and academic

27.12.2019

Alumni

‘Casting new light on pivotal historical moments’: prestigious European prize for OE filmmaker and academic

Dr Frederick Baker has won a major EU cultural award for an innovative, large-scale digital project telling the story of the run-up to the 1938 Nazi annexation of Austria, the...

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Inspiration and insights at Careers Convention as boys develop the skills they need to reach their goals

06.12.2019

Alumni | Careers

Inspiration and insights at Careers Convention as boys develop the skills they need to reach their goals

There was standing room only in several of the expert talks delivered as part of the 2019 Year 11 Careers Convention. The convention – a major event in the QE...

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Helping the world’s largest online-only grocer sell to other supermarkets

04.12.2019

Alumni

Helping the world’s largest online-only grocer sell to other supermarkets

Ramesh Paripooranananthan’s rather dramatic career change following his solo trip to the Indian sub-continent is, he says, proof of the importance of networking widely and staying flexible in your attitudes....

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Celebrating the past, looking to the future: Old Elizabethans Association Dinner 2019

19.11.2019

Alumni

Celebrating the past, looking to the future: Old Elizabethans Association Dinner 2019

Former pupils from across the generations turned out in force for the annual Old Elizabethans Association Dinner, enjoying the opportunity to celebrate with fellow alumni, rekindling past friendships and forging...

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Whys guy: how QE Art teacher Mr Buckeridge changed Jay Shetty’s life

15.11.2019

Alumni | Arts

Whys guy: how QE Art teacher Mr Buckeridge changed Jay Shetty’s life

Old Elizabethan and global internet celebrity Jay Shetty continues to make headlines as he pursues his quest to ‘make wisdom go viral’ – and one of his recent podcast shows...

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