Alumni News

QE’s First World War Victoria Cross recipient honoured

06.12.2017

Alumni

QE’s First World War Victoria Cross recipient honoured

School and military representatives joined civic dignitaries to unveil a commemorative paving stone in honour of an Old Elizabethan who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions on...

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The poet and the prince

04.12.2017

Alumni | Charity | Old Elizabethans'

The poet and the prince

Old Elizabethan George ‘the Poet’ Mpanga was among the commentators turned to by the BBC for an insider’s perspective following the announcement of the royal engagement. George is an ambassador...

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From international conferences to the ups and downs of life in a London hospital

01.12.2017

Alumni

From international conferences to the ups and downs of life in a London hospital

Jin-Min Juan is now working as a doctor at Northwick Park Hospital after graduating from Cambridge this summer. Jin, who left QE with four straight A* grades at A-level in...

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Positive verdict on old boys’ dinner where Robert “Judge” Rinder was guest speaker

24.11.2017

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

Positive verdict on old boys’ dinner where Robert “Judge” Rinder was guest speaker

With good numbers in attendance, excellent food and memorable speeches, this year’s formal dinner for alumni was by common consent one of the best in recent memory, according to the...

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Convention offers copious career choice

21.11.2017

Alumni | Careers

Convention offers copious career choice

Forty-six Old Elizabethans, parents and other representatives drawn from a broad range of professions gave QE boys and their parents expert help in planning their futures at the School’s 2017...

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Hemang explores the human condition

13.11.2017

Alumni | Service

Hemang explores the human condition

Hemang Hirani has been offered a job with an investment bank – but is keeping his options open after a period that has seen him involved in volunteering ventures ranging...

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Making it in America

01.11.2017

Alumni

Making it in America

International oilman and Old Elizabethan Jason Breslaw is continuing to forge his business reputation after moving to Chicago. Former School Captain Jason (OE 1994–2001), who now leads BP’s distillate trading...

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Successful advertising man who’s always had an eye for a deal

25.10.2017

Alumni

Successful advertising man who’s always had an eye for a deal

Old Elizabethan Farshad Dabeshkoy is now the Commercial Director for one of the world’s largest advertising exchanges – second only to Google – with a role that sees him regularly...

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Stepping beyond human knowledge: one giant leap for machines

19.10.2017

Alumni

Stepping beyond human knowledge: one giant leap for machines

Old Elizabethan Demis Hassabis’s company, DeepMind, has made another major advance in artificial intelligence: its supercomputer program has taught itself to become the world’s best Go player, without any guidance...

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Founder’s Day 2017: tradition, fun and plenty of sun

20.06.2017

Alumni | FQE

Founder’s Day 2017: tradition, fun and plenty of sun

The 2017 Founder’s Day Fete brought 444 years of QE’s history to a successful, if sweltering, conclusion – and raised nearly £20,000 for the School. The traditional climax of the...

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Devoted to geology

15.06.2017

Alumni | Geography | STEM

Devoted to geology

Having built a successful career in geology, Nicholas Holgate is now devoting himself to spreading the word about the subject among the rising generations. Since April 2016, Nicholas (OE 1995–2002)...

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“Life is so rich”: Demis Hassabis on Desert Island Discs

24.05.2017

Alumni

“Life is so rich”: Demis Hassabis on Desert Island Discs

Old Elizabethan Demis Hasabbis, a world-leading artificial intelligence expert, is now using AI to speed up the development of new drugs which may help in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease,...

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