Alumni News

Helicopter hero: Old Elizabethan’s medal-winning bravery in the Troubles revealed

12.11.2019

Alumni

Helicopter hero: Old Elizabethan’s medal-winning bravery in the Troubles revealed

The family of Old Elizabethan helicopter pilot Roger Southgate have unearthed details of a heroic flight in hazardous conditions to rescue a comrade during some of the darkest days of...

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Spice of life: Electrum combines career investigating financial fraud with Latin dance and teaching the Bible

25.10.2019

Alumni

Spice of life: Electrum combines career investigating financial fraud with Latin dance and teaching the Bible

Eleven years after he left the School, Electrum Anpitan’s life is as varied as it is full. Electrum (OE 2001–2008) manages to fit in his demanding role as a Forensic...

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QE poet-in-residence up for top prize

24.10.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Library & creative writing

QE poet-in-residence up for top prize

QE’s poet-in-residence, Anthony Anaxagorou, has been shortlisted for the prestigious TS Eliot prize for poetry. After the Formalities, a collection of poems by Old Elizabethan Anthony (1994–1999) was selected by...

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‘Meditate and do something productive’: sounding out career plans

07.10.2019

Alumni | Careers | Music

‘Meditate and do something productive’: sounding out career plans

Countless hours spent jamming with friends in the Music block at QE sowed the seeds of Sergio Ronchetti’s career as a composer and sound designer for video games and films....

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White-collar crime, marathons and meeting old classmates

04.10.2019

Alumni

White-collar crime, marathons and meeting old classmates

Right from the start, Joshua Domb’s professional life had its fair share of excitement! Just weeks after picking up his A-level results, he was working on assignment in an investment...

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QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

18.09.2019

Alumni

QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

QE Connect, a new interactive online platform for alumni and other supporters of the School, has now been launched. A bespoke social and professional network, it helps old boys stay...

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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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