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The Wellington Community Office

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

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The Wellington Community

Murray Lindo, Head of the Wellington Community, explains who we are and what we do

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Wellington Connect

Our own professional and social networking platform

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Our community

We estimate that there are over 28,000 members within our Community across the world – the challenge is how do we bring this network together to support the students, as well as being a wonderful social and professional network for all its members? The answer is Wellington Connect – our own online platform that provides opportunities for all members; re-connecting with former classmates, making new connections, finding jobs and signing up to a rich and varied programme of events and activities.

OUR NETWORKS

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 wide variety of events every term, from social gatherings to industry-led talks. There really is something for everyone.

WELLINGTON COLLEGE COMMUNITY

Our vision is to harness the talents and expertise of the members of the Wellington College Community in order to support the College’s ambition to ‘provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world’. Through a wide range of social and professional activities we aim to nurture mutually beneficial life-long relationships with the College and with its members.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the Wellington Community includes the following: students, OWs, parents (past and present), staff (past and present), and individuals from our teaching partner schools. The community also includes our group international schools and the two academies in the UK.

AIMS

To facilitate social, career and business opportunities for all members of the Wellington Community by delivering a vibrant events and communications programme. To provide life-long guidance and support for all OWs and opportunities for parents and OWs to engage in career mentoring, work experience, pro-bono skills/advice, and to encourage financial support for the College through an integrated development programme.

Latest news

December OW Must Reads!

29 November 2021

Our OWs are an incredibly talented group and there have been many brilliant books written by OWs over the years. This month we would like to draw your attention to two fascinating and very different books; ‘The Time The Children Didn’t Go To School’ by Annabelle Hayes (Ap 94) and ‘Stalin’s Vengeance’ by Nikolai Tolstoy […]

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November OW Must Reads!

29 October 2021

Our OWs are an incredibly talented group and there have been many brilliant books written by OWs over the years. This month we would like to draw your attention to Marisa Noelle (Ap 96) and her upcoming fantasy novel ‘The Unraveling of Luna Forester’. Marisa Noelle is the writer of middle grade & young adult […]

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Fuel Ventures’ £1.5m Investment Supports Materials Market to Build its Business

22 October 2021

Materials Market, launched November 2020 by Co-Founders Samuel Hunt (Bl 11) and Andrew Haehn, has raised £1.5m to grow its digital building materials marketplace. Materials Market’s creative solution to ease supply chain issues sparked the interest of seed venture capitalist fund, Fuel Ventures, who invested £1.5m in the new tech start-up in September 2021. Investing […]

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Upcoming Events

07 December 2021

Carlton Club Carols by Candlelight with the Chapel Choir of Wellington College

6:30pm-9:30pm

The renowned Wellington College Chapel Choir will sing the beautiful service of Nine Lessons and Carols in the elegant surroundings of St James’s Church, Piccadilly, at 7pm on Tuesday, 7th December. The service, which lasts an hour, is immediately followed by a reception at the Carlton Club with Champagne and canapes, on St James’s Street, at which parents, OWs, and friends of the college are welcome.

This event is organised in conjunction with the Carlton Club.

Tickets cost £25 and you can purchase them by contacting Emily Glover at emily.glover@carltonclub.co.uk or calling 020 7399 0904


13 December 2021

Wreath Making

6:30pm to 9:00pm, Waterloo Hall, Wellington College

The Wellington Community invite you to join a festive wreath making workshop kindly led by Donna, a former Wellington parent, who is a dab hand at hosting wreath making workshops! We will provide all materials including foliage that has been freshly foraged from the Wellington College grounds.

Tickets cost £10 per person and include wreath making materials and light festive refreshments.

 

This event is now sold out, to add your name to the waiting list please email: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


27 January 2022

‘Taking Control of your Career’ Virtual Workshop by Bill Lawry

6:30pm-7:30pm

The pandemic has provided many of us with additional time at home, technology enabled working and an absence of the daily commute. Perhaps, you will also have had time to reflect on the fact that you no longer want to continue in your current role and/or career path. This programme is aimed at anyone who wants to think more deeply about and plan for the career they really want to embark on, no matter if you are just starting out of have worked 30 years in the same role.

 

This workshop will:

 

  • Reflect on your ultimate career goals
  • Identify your strengths and the environments in which you thrive
  • Cultivate the brand you want in your current organisation and wider job market
  • Plan and leverage the right relationships to ensure you get the career you want

 

Bill Lawry, Wellington parent and CEO of Ascend will very kindly share his expertise and facilitate this interactive and stimulating 60 minute virtual workshop. Ascend is an international consultancy that focuses on talent strategy, leadership development and enhancing organisational, team and individual performance. For more information visit: https://www.ascend.world/

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