The Wellington Community exists to inspire and support the students as well as being a wonderful social and professional network for all its members.

Widening Opportunity at Wellington

WOW!

We are supporting the aspirations and ambitions of young people in the UK…

OUR PROGRAMMES

Opportunities to get involved

We want every member of the Wellington Community to be able to enjoy and benefit from their association with the College and the Community. We have a number of exciting opportunities across our programmes for members of the Community to be part of.

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We are shaping the future

‘Inspire!’ is at the heart of the College’s ambitious development plan. It aims to: develop our campus and deliver a truly dynamic and world-leading educational environment; widen opportunity and access through our bursary programme – the WOW! campaign; provide an enriched curriculum and platform for all round educational success and set our students up for life beyond Wellington; and restore, conserve and celebrate our amazing heritage.

Latest News

OW Charles FitzClarence Victoria Cross Anniversary

14 October 2018

14th October marks the anniversary of the first of three actions in 1899 for which Old Wellingtonian Charles FitzClarence was awarded the Victoria Cross. As his surname suggests, Charles was a descendant of the Duke of Clarence, later King William IV, through the Duke’s illegitimate son George, 1st Earl of Munster. Charles was born in […]

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OW Alexander Stanhope Cobbe Victoria Cross Anniversary

06 October 2018

Alexander Cobbe, pictured as a student in the Hardinge in 1887. 6th October marks the anniversary of the action in 1902 for which Old Wellingtonian Alexander Stanhope Cobbe was awarded the Victoria Cross. Alexander came to Wellington in 1883, two years after his elder brother. They were both in the Hardinge. The sons of Lt-General […]

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OW Charles Melliss Victoria Cross Anniversary

30 September 2018

30th September marks the anniversary of the action in 1900 for which Old Wellingtonian Charles Melliss was awarded the Victoria Cross. The son of a high-ranking Indian Army officer, Charles was a student in the Hill at Wellington from 1876 to 1879. After going to Sandhurst he too entered the Indian Army, and served in […]

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Upcoming Events

26 October 2018

Gardening Society: Wisley Autumn Walk and Talk

1:00pm - 3:00pm, RHS Wisley

Join RHS Garden Wisley’s enthusiastic Curatorial Team, on a walk and talk around the garden to see the spectacularly vibrant autumn display. Learn about the plants that put on a show at this time of year and what to look out for in the coming months. This session will involve considerable walking outside, so please come prepared with suitable footwear and clothing.

Tickets cost £23.00 for RHS members and £37.00 non-members.

Please book you tickets directly through RHS Wisley by 24/10/18.

Details of how to book can be found at: rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/whats-on

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07 November 2018

Magic of Maths: Cellular Automata

7:30pm, Moral Room, Mallinson Library, Wellington College

Our Head of Maths, Aidan Sproat, continues the journey through some of the less-explored corners of mathematics. This week, explore the bizarre world of cellular automata as we ask what happens when maths is left alone to run itself. Does it generate beauty, or chaos, or both? What links seashells to traffic jams, and how can we simulate them both?

 

To register or for more information please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


08 November 2018

Wellington Community Book Club

7.30pm, Linguistic Room, Mallinson Library, Wellington College

Come and join this informal group to discuss the chosen book over some refreshments with our wonderful head librarian, Lucy Atherton, and fellow members of the Wellington Community.

The chosen book for this book club meeting is: Louis de Bernières’ new novel ‘So much life left over’ set in Ceylon in the 1920s.

To register or for more information please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


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