About Us

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


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 very own global professional networking platform.


The Wellington Community

We estimate that there are over 28,000 members within the Wellington 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 Global – 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.


Opportunities to get involved

We host a wide variety of events every term including, OW Reunions, Life Beyond Wellington Networking evenings, Career Speed Networking sessions and so much more! We hope to see you at one of our events soon.


Our vision is to harness the talents and expertise of the members of the Wellington Community. 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.


The Wellington Community includes current pupils, former pupils (OWs), parents (past and present), grandparents, staff (past and present) and our partner schools.


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

John Mountford (A 47)

27 September 2023

John Mountford, who died in June 2022 aged 93, did not enjoy the best of starts at Wellington College in 1942. First, illness then extensive damage done by German bombing around Exeter caused prolonged transport havoc, delaying our father’s arrival for his first term. Despite this beginning, he was, in later life, able to reflect […]


Macmillan Coffee Morning: Friday 29 September 2023

18 September 2023

Join us for our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning, held in Waterloo hall on Friday 29th September. We are so grateful to everyone who has supported our previous ‘Coffee Mornings’; the money we have raised over the years has made an incredible difference, and we can’t thank you enough for helping us support those living with […]


Explore the College Archives!

30 August 2023

Last week on OW social media, we ventured into the College’s archives to explore some fascinating pieces from our collection, chosen by our College Archivist, Caroline. From our first College photo album to Queen Victoria’s signature, we wanted to give an insight to College life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Student Diaries The […]


Upcoming Events

11 October 2023

Scotland OW Reunion & University Visit

The New Club, Edinburgh



The Wellington Community would like to invite all OWs based in Scotland to reunite and reminisce with one another at The New Club, Edinburgh. This event will also double as our university visit for young OWs who are studying in Scotland. Drinks and a light buffet will be available from 6.30pm, and we hope to bring some Wellington Teachers and OW Liaison, Chris Potter (C 65) up for the event. Please spread the word to ensure we can get as many OWs together as possible!

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12 October 2023

Durham and Newcastle University OW Dinner

La Spaghettata, Durham



The Wellington Community would like to invite all OWs currently studying at or near to Durham and Newcastle Universities to an informal catch up over drinks and a light buffet. We are also hoping to bring up some familiar faces from College for the event. OWs from our Wellington College International schools are very welcome to attend this event.

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14 October 2023

Parent Choir

The Old Gym, Wellington College



Saturday 14th October 11:00am-12:00pm

The Wellington Community invite you to join the informal and fun Wellington Parent Choir, led by our inspirational Director of Music, Simon Williamson. Designed for singers of all abilities. To register your place please email: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

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