Alumni News

‘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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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 a few months after leaving QE, Josh found himself working at an investment bank and...

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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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