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“Never stop questioning” – advice from leading lawyer

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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Alan White OE:1942-52

15.03.2018

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Alan White OE:1942-52

It is with regret that the Association announces the recent death of Alan White.  

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Dissenting voice: George the Poet on Question Time

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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Old Elizabethans 200 Club Draw

26.02.2018

Old Elizabethans'

Old Elizabethans 200 Club Draw

The Christmas 2017 Draw was recently held and the fortunate prize winners and their prizes are detailed below. 1st R D Jones £200 2nd Mrs S Paget £150 3rd A...

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

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

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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Going underground…and overseas

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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Risk and reward: lessons from an entrepreneur

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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Reinventing men’s fashion

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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Old Elizabethan Demis Hassabis made CBE in 2018 New Year Honours

01.01.2018

Alumni

Old Elizabethan Demis Hassabis made CBE in 2018 New Year Honours

Artificial intelligence entrepreneur Demis Hassabis has been made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for “services to science and technology”. The announcement came in the same week...

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QE celebrates the festive season in style

20.12.2017

Music | Old Elizabethans'

QE celebrates the festive season in style

Staff, pupils, old boys and parents all played their part in celebrating the Christmas season at Queen Elizabeth’s School in 2017. A packed programme of festive activity embraced the traditional,...

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Rugby: First XV enjoy best season for years

20.12.2017

Old Elizabethans' | Sport

Rugby: First XV enjoy best season for years

QE’s leading rugby players have excelled this term with a string of seven wins – thanks to the three Cs of commitment, competitiveness and a strong team culture. The First...

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