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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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True grit sees desert marathon-runner and his videographer through

15.12.2017

Alumni | Lecture Programme

True grit sees desert marathon-runner and his videographer through

Two Old Elizabethan friends returned to their alma mater to recount an inspirational story of success in the face of extreme adversity. Johan Byran, who is a successful London GP,...

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Take it as read: Amber Green’s Alex is an international expert on environmental investment

12.12.2017

Alumni

Take it as read: Amber Green’s Alex is an international expert on environmental investment

Alex Gilbert combines his work in international finance with a busy family life – and still finds time to keep up with his old QE friends. Alex (OE 1990–1995), who...

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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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