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

15.12.2017

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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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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