The role of the Wellington Community is to build a supportive life-long community. We have developed a global professional and social network, deliver a diverse programme of events and offer invaluable careers support, guidance and mentoring opportunities. We also restore, preserve and celebrate the ‘Wellington Collection’ of art and artefacts.

Another major part of our work is to raise funds for the Widening Opportunity programme to offer 100%+ bursaries – to ensure we continue to be able to offer places to more young people with talent and promise the amazing opportunities that a Wellington education provides.

Wellies 4 Welly

Celebrating widening access and opportunity

On Saturday the 30th November we are asking all students and staff to wear their Wellies to Welly to celebrate and show their support for the work that the College does to widen access and opportunity at Wellington.



Talent is spread evenly throughout society, but opportunity is not.

We want to do what we can to address this disparity and support access and opportunity for more young people in our community and beyond. Our College community is enriched by having a bright, ambitious, talented and inclusive student body.


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.

Upcoming Events

20 November 2019

OW Cambridge University Gathering

2:30 pm, The Eagle

The Wellington Community invites you to an informal and fun catch up for everyone at Cambridge University, with food and drinks. Members of the Wellington Community Team and Common Room will be in attendance. Please help spread the word to other OWs. We look forward to seeing you!    

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20 November 2019

London Walking Tour – Secret Victoria

Victoria, London

We are delighted that we have more London Walking Tours in store for you this term, join us as City of Westminster Guide, Lou Cohen, shares hew wealth of knowledge this time focused on the fascinating are of Victoria. 

 This part of London takes its name from Queen Victoria, when the new Victoria Street cut through the slums and opened the view to Westminster Abbey.  With a City of Westminster guide discover the delights of this area which many of us treat as a thoroughfare.  There is more to it than rail and coach stations. 

Meeting point – Meeting Place – Cardinal Place, Victoria Street (near Costa coffee shop) 

Nearest stations: Victoria Railway Station and Victoria Underground Station (access friendly). 

Tickets are £15 per person.   


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30 November 2019

Heritage Day – Historic Tour of the College

10:30 am, Royal Foundation Room

Wellington Archivist Caroline Jones will take you on a tour of the College’s most historic buildings, explaining along the way the fascinating story of College’s foundation and early years. You’ll see some treasures of our historic collections and learn what makes Wellington so unique.


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