Alumni News

Take it from us: last year’s leavers give current sixth-formers the benefit of their university experience

16.04.2021

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Take it from us: last year’s leavers give current sixth-formers the benefit of their university experience

QE’s University Convention may have gone online this year because of Covid-19, but the alumni still turned out in numbers to support current Year 12 boys. Well over 50 Old...

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Entrepreneur Akshay named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

09.04.2021

Alumni

Entrepreneur Akshay named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

OId Elizabethan Akshay Ruparelia has been named in one of the influential Forbes 30 Under 30 lists, following the success of his online estate agency. Still only 22, Akshay (OE...

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Harmful and hurtful: asking the hard questions about micro-aggressions

26.03.2021

Alumni | Lecture Programme | Support & guidance

Harmful and hurtful: asking the hard questions about micro-aggressions

Old Elizabethan Bilal Harry Khan threw down a challenge when he took part in a video conversation about ‘micro-aggressions’ as part of a new series of bitesize discussions on vital...

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Nilesh champions emerging technology’s “profound and positive impact”

18.03.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

Nilesh champions emerging technology’s “profound and positive impact”

After seven years in a senior role for the global advertising agency behind Nike’s ‘Just do it’ tagline, US-based Nilesh Ashra is now blazing a trail with his own innovation consultancy.  Named in Ad Age’s 40 under 40 list...

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Spearheading change in society: PinkNews boss speaks to QE boys

26.02.2021

Alumni | Religion & Society | Support & guidance

Spearheading change in society: PinkNews boss speaks to QE boys

Benjamin Cohen, founder and CEO of PinkNews, dotcom success story and broadcaster, spoke to current pupils as part of LGBT+ History Month. Benjamin, who was at QE from 1993–1998, took...

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Light at the end of the tunnel: Max’s positive message on mental health in the pandemic

05.02.2021

Alumni | Support & guidance

Light at the end of the tunnel: Max’s positive message on mental health in the pandemic

Old Elizabethan Max Hassell gave a virtual talk for senior pupils on his experiences with ADHD, anxiety and depression as the country marked Children’s Mental Health Week. In the lunchtime...

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Doing what he loves – HOW good is that!

27.01.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

Doing what he loves – HOW good is that!

Frankie Vu (OE) has secured a role as a presenter of the iconic children’s television show, HOW, while also enjoying a new job with Facebook, working in virtual reality. ITV...

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The poet, the prince and the podcast (and a proposal, too)

30.12.2020

Alumni | Library & creative writing

The poet, the prince and the podcast (and a proposal, too)

George Mpanga is among only a handful of voices to be heard on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s widely publicised first podcast, which has been issued following the royal...

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Pushing the conversation: alumni speak on LGBTQ+ issues and their experiences on International Men’s Day

23.11.2020

Alumni | Support & guidance

Pushing the conversation: alumni speak on LGBTQ+ issues and their experiences on International Men’s Day

Two Old Elizabethans visited the School in person for a Covid-compliant celebration of International Men’s Day. Jamie Sherman and Arjun Goswami talked about their experiences as members of the LGBTQ+...

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Alumni go online to help put pupils on the path to university success

05.11.2020

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Alumni go online to help put pupils on the path to university success

With coronavirus restrictions precluding a repeat of last year’s inaugural University Mock Interview Evening at the School, QE’s old boys and supporters have instead been turning out in force online...

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Challenging stereotypes, changing mindsets: Black History Month at QE

21.10.2020

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Support & guidance

Challenging stereotypes, changing mindsets: Black History Month at QE

Representatives of Perspective, QE’s new pupil-led initiative, have joined senior staff to highlight the importance of Black History Month. School Vice-Captains Thomas Mgbor and Ayodimeji Ojelade, of Year 13, have...

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High-flying medic fighting obesity and heart disease

14.10.2020

Alumni

High-flying medic fighting obesity and heart disease

Kiran Patel is enjoying a highly successful medical career that has taken in work and study in locations ranging from Harvard to the London hospital where he was born. Now...

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