Alumni News

20.05.2018

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

“Love is oblivious to the outside, even with an audience of millions”: George the Poet and the royal wedding

Old Elizabethan George the Poet’s latest composition was hailed as a fitting introduction to the global television coverage of the royal wedding. George Mpanga’s performance of The Beauty of Union...

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“Love is oblivious to the outside, even with an audience of millions”: George the Poet and the royal wedding

17.05.2018

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

Evidence of success

Jake Green’s deep knowledge of financial services law has made him a go-to man for journalists wrestling with the implications of Brexit. An award-winning partner with leading London law firm...

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Evidence of success

17.04.2018

Alumni | Debating | Old Elizabethans'

Topical subject provokes lively debate on the School’s 445th birthday

With the recent media furore over Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, the topic of this year’s Elizabethan Union Dinner Debate held particular resonance. The Old Elizabethans secured a decisive, although not...

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Topical subject provokes lively debate on the School’s 445th birthday

27.03.2018

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

“You have to do what you love”: old boys’ visit inspires

Boys enjoyed an opportunity to hear about careers in less traditional sectors when two Old Elizabethans visited the School. Max Hassell and Aaron Levitt (both 2002–2009) are a football agent...

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“You have to do what you love”: old boys’ visit inspires

23.03.2018

Alumni | Careers | Old Elizabethans'

“Never stop questioning” – advice from leading lawyer

A leading figure in the world of legal academia inspired boys interested in pursuing a career in the Law when he returned to the School to give a talk to...

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“Never stop questioning” – advice from leading lawyer

12.03.2018

Alumni | Politics

Dissenting voice: George the Poet on Question Time

Old Elizabethan George ‘The Poet’ Mpanga brought his trademark eloquence and sharp insights to BBC TV’s flagship political discussion programme, Question Time. George (OE 2002–2009) repeatedly challenged the stance of...

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Dissenting voice: George the Poet on Question Time

23.02.2018

Alumni

Struggles, hard work and belief – the story behind Akshay’s ‘overnight success’

Teenage entrepreneur Akshay Ruparelia returned to the School to pass on to current pupils some of the keys to his success with his online estate agency. Having raised £500,000 through...

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Struggles, hard work and belief – the story behind Akshay’s ‘overnight success’

06.02.2018

Alumni

Happy in Harvard: Ché’s first-hand account of Ivy League life

Boys interested in learning more about the process of applying to Ivy League colleges and other leading American universities were encouraged and inspired by visiting old boy, Ché Applewhaite. Ché,...

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Happy in Harvard: Ché’s first-hand account of Ivy League life

26.01.2018

Alumni | Careers

Going underground…and overseas

Ramesh Paripooranananthan is forging a successful career as a London architect – interspersed with globe-trotting trips to attend the weddings of Old Elizabethans in the Far East! Ramesh, who uses...

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Going underground…and overseas

19.01.2018

Alumni | Economics

Risk and reward: lessons from an entrepreneur

Old boy Aaron Tan stressed the importance of seizing opportunities as they become available when he spoke to QE’s Entrepreneurs’ Club. His very varied career has taken him all over...

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Risk and reward: lessons from an entrepreneur

17.01.2018

Alumni | Service

Tackling under-representation at Oxford and in the world of technology

Leke Abolade is helping to inspire future generations of black Oxford University students through a new graduate alumni network. The Oxford Black Alumni Network, which numbers more than 200 members,...

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Tackling under-representation at Oxford and in the world of technology

09.01.2018

Alumni | Economics

Reinventing men’s fashion

Jonathan Kruger’s plans to use technology to “reinvent” the fashion industry have been drawing attention from investors and journalists alike. His company, The Drop, started trading only in April this...

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Reinventing men’s fashion