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Alumni dinner kindles friendships old and new

28.11.2018

Alumni Newsletter | Old Elizabethans'

Alumni dinner kindles friendships old and new

The 123rd Old Elizabethans Association Annual Dinner brought together old boys of all eras for an evening offering both formality and fun. The evening featured the customary speeches and time-honoured...

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Wicket-keeper and Scrum Master: Charlie Scutt does what he enjoys

21.11.2018

Alumni | Careers | Geography

Wicket-keeper and Scrum Master: Charlie Scutt does what he enjoys

After graduating from Cambridge in 2013, Charlie Scutt has gone on to build a successful career with a company dedicated to meeting the needs of economic migrants worldwide. Charlie (OE...

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Man of influence – recent graduate’s early experience at the cutting edge of politics

16.11.2018

Alumni | Careers | Economics | Lecture Programme

Man of influence – recent graduate’s early experience at the cutting edge of politics

Only a few short months after starting his job as a Civil Service economist, Old Elizabethan Andrei Sandu was already advising a Government Minister at a European summit, he told...

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“A fitting commemoration”: QE marks 100 years since the end of World War I

12.11.2018

Alumni | CCF | Service

“A fitting commemoration”: QE marks 100 years since the end of World War I

All pupils in Years 7–10, staff and some senior boys joined together in the Shearly Hall for a special remembrance assembly to mark the centenary of the Armistice in 1918....

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Golden highlights: success of filmmaker’s Gustav Klimt virtual reality experience

07.11.2018

Alumni

Golden highlights: success of filmmaker’s Gustav Klimt virtual reality experience

Klimt’s Magic Garden, a virtual reality experience created by filmmaker and academic Dr Frederick Baker, proved so popular in the artist’s Austrian homeland that its run was extended by nearly...

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Mind and body working together: Kam’s new book on examination success

23.10.2018

Academic enrichment | Alumni

Mind and body working together: Kam’s new book on examination success

Performance coach Kam Taj’s new book offers students his own innovative and detailed holistic approach to achieving success as a student. Entitled The Ultimate Guide to Exam Success, the book...

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Leading by example: Hugo combines army life with his university studies

12.10.2018

Alumni | CCF

Leading by example: Hugo combines army life with his university studies

Hugo Flint has been reflecting on the triumphs and tribulations of a summer spent training at Sandhurst and then, duly commissioned, with his new battalion in Cyprus. Hugo (OE 2010-2017)...

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Seizing opportunities from Africa to Canada

03.10.2018

Alumni

Seizing opportunities from Africa to Canada

Over the past couple of years, Jonathan Gunaseelan has done innovative fundraising for UNICEF, taught children in Tanzania, Cardiff and London and helped develop a water filtration system for first-nation...

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Investors beat a path to Doorsteps’ door

26.09.2018

Alumni

Investors beat a path to Doorsteps’ door

Akshay Ruparelia’s fast-expanding online estate agency launched a second crowdfunding round this week – and smashed its £400,000 target within seconds of the offer going live. Doorsteps.co.uk has gone from...

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Making headlines, changing thinking

21.09.2018

Alumni | Support & guidance

Making headlines, changing thinking

Bilal Harry Khan is fast becoming a leading voice on issues of social justice, race and masculinity. In recent months, Bilal has featured in a number of BBC news and...

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Speaking up for families like his – George the Poet fronts programme on London’s disappearing council homes

19.09.2018

Alumni

Speaking up for families like his – George the Poet fronts programme on London’s disappearing council homes

George the Poet is enlivening TV screens this autumn with appearances in both the public and private spheres. George Mpanga (OE 2002–2009), a keen advocate of social justice, investigated how...

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Eleventh-hour reprieve clears the way for Channel charity swim

05.09.2018

Alumni

Eleventh-hour reprieve clears the way for Channel charity swim

Old Elizabethan Piers Martin was part of a relay team that successfully swam the English Channel and raised more than £6,000 for Autism East Midlands. Yet, even though the team...

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