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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 very own global professional networking platform.

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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.

OUR NETWORKS

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.

THE WELLINGTON COMMUNITY

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.

WHO MAKES UP THE WELLINGTON COMMUNITY?

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

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

Richard Aylmer (Bl 49)  

01 March 2024

Despite being born in Devonport, it was in the British Army that Richard Aylmer made his way in life.  With a degree from London University, he joined the Royal Artillery in 1952 before retiring with rank of Captain in 1959. He was selected for the 1956 Winter Olympics in his chosen sport of cross-country skiing, […]

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John Sworder (C 49) 

01 March 2024

John arrived at College as a Foundationer and left as Head of Dorm and member of the UX, joining the RMA in 1949 before regimental duties with the RA and the RHA between 1954 and 1957 and retiring in 1968. He married Jillian in 1957 and they had 3 daughters before her untimely death in […]

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John Jehu Ross-Barnard (A 57) 

01 March 2024

John Jehu Ross Barnard passed away on 2nd November 2022, at the age of 83. John was born in 1939, the son of Captain J K Ross Barnard. He was in the Anglesey from 1953, a Foundationer.  On leaving College he joined the well-known London Department Store, Selfridges, but very quickly found his true calling on […]

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Upcoming Events

09 March 2024

Wellington Community Christian Prayer Group

Chapel Crypt, Wellington College

 

 

You are warmly invited to join the Wellington Christian Parent Prayer Group, set up by a group of current parents from a variety of church backgrounds, who believe prayers have a positive impact on school life. The group welcomes everyone within the Wellington Community with an interest in praying blessings on the school community.

The next meeting will be held from 1-2pm on Saturday 9th March in the Chapel Crypt.

The meetings are very informal and meet a few times per term. To join or for further information please email community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


09 March 2024

Wellington Parent Choir

Concert Room, Wellington College

 

 

Saturday 9th March 11:00am-12:00pm

The Wellington Community invite you to join the informal and fun Wellington Parent Singers group, 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


09 March 2024

Careers Speed Networking

Great School, Wellington College

 

 

Join us for our Careers Speed Networking event on Saturday 9th March 2024. This event gives current students the opportunity to explore career options, practice their networking skills, and learn more about different jobs from parent & OW volunteers working in a range of sectors. Thank you so much for your wonderful support of this event; please note, we are now at capacity for volunteers.

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