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

OUR COMMUNITY

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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 will provide 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 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.

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. Most of the focus in the frst 18 months though, will be concentrated on setting up the programme for the immediate College Community.

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

OW John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler Victoria Cross Anniversary

27 December 2018

27th December marks the anniversary of the second action in 1914 for which Old Wellingtonian John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler was awarded the Victoria Cross. John was in the Stanley, 1902-1906, and then went straight to Sandhurst to train as an Army officer. He joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in 1907. In 1913 he was […]

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OW John Franks Vallentin Victoria Cross Anniversary

07 November 2018

Today, 7th November, marks the anniversary of the action in 1914 for which Old Wellingtonian John Franks Vallentin was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. John came to Wellington in 1895 and left in 1898. He was in Mr Purnell’s House, now known as the Picton. He was commissioned into the Army in 1899, served in […]

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Remembering the First World War – our Wellington website, special exhibition, and talk

06 November 2018

As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War, I’d like to draw your attention to the events and resources which we have produced to help us understand more about those from Wellington who fought and died. Over the last two years we have developed our First World War Memorial Website, […]

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Upcoming Events

21 February 2019

OW Sports Club Dinner

7.15pm, The Queen’s Club, London, W14

This key night in the OW calendar is back at the Queen’s Club for 2019. Ticket prices will be released closer to the time, with a reduction for those under the age of 25. All tickets include dinner and wine. Early booking is advised as places are limited to 100. Guest speaker for the evening, Max Evans (Hg 02), OW and former Scottish Rugby International.

To book please contact John Goodeve-Docker: jgdocker@btinternet.com


27 February 2019

Wellington Community Book Club

7.30pm, Moral Room, The 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 will be announced online here in due course.

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


28 February 2019

Follies – Wellington Community Theatre Trip

7.30pm, National Theatre, London

Our second Wellington Community Theatre Trip is to see Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival at the National Theatre. Its 1971 in New York and there’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

We are able to offer these tickets to our Wellington Community at a heavily discounted price of £20.00 per person. Join us for what will be a fun evening out with fellow members of the Wellington Community.

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

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