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

Michaelmas Term Programme 2018

20 August 2018

The new Wellington Community events programme for the Michaelmas term has just been launched. We hope you were able to enjoy some of the varied events and opportunities that we ran last year which were designed to reinforce, support and build on the unique relationship that we all have with Wellington College and with one […]

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OW Patrick Anthony Porteous Victoria Cross Anniversary

19 August 2018

19th August marks the anniversary of the action for which Patrick Anthony Porteous, OW, was awarded the Victoria Cross in 1942. Patrick was in the Beresford 1931-35. He became a school Prefect, played in the 1st XV and was a successful swimmer. On leaving College he went to the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, was commissioned […]

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OW Roderick Learoyd Victoria Cross Anniversary

12 August 2018

Today (12th August) marks the anniversary of the action in 1940 for which Old Wellingtonian Roderick Learoyd was awarded the Victoria Cross. Roderick was in the Lynedoch from 1926 to 1929, but was undistinguished academically and left at sixteen. After working on his uncle’s fruit farm in Argentina, he joined the RAF in 1936. His […]

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Upcoming Events

06 September 2018

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Fundraising Dinner

6.45pm, Waterloo Hall, Wellington College

We are delighted to be hosting an exclusive event in the presence of His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO at Wellington College.

In his role as Trustee and Chair of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), His Royal Highness is undertaking a unique initiative this year. He has pledged to play every Real Tennis Court in the world during 2018 to promote awareness of the work the DofE does in transforming young lives. As you may know, Wellington is one of only a handful of schools in the country to have a Real Tennis Court. Wellington is also a centre for Bronze, Silver and and Gold DofE Awards.

We would be delighted if you could join us for this very special event, the evening will begin with a champagne reception at 6.45pm at The Real Tennis Club, followed by dinner with His Royal Highness in the Waterloo Hall.

Booking will close on Friday 30th August 2018.

If you would like to make a donation to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award please visit their Just Giving page at: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/wellingtontennis

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08 September 2018

New Parents Welcome to Wellington Pre-Match Drinks

12.45pm, The Master's Lodge, Wellington College

The Wellington Community warmly invite all new parents to a ‘Welcome to Wellington’ pre-match drinks at The Master’s Lodge. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow new parents, members of the Wellington Community team and hear more about what the Wellington Community has to offer. The drinks will be hosted by Julian Thomas, Master and Murray Lindo, Head of the Wellington Community. Please do not worry if you are unable to attend this date or if your child has an away fixture as there will be plenty more pre-match drinks hosted throughout the term, including one next week.

 

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12 September 2018

Walking Tour Around Wellington College Gardens

6.00pm, Porter's Lodge, Wellington College

Wellington College Head Gardener, Mark Dodd, will take us on a tour of the College gardens and share fascinating insights including some of the delights and challenges of looking after this 440 acre site. Mark is a highly experienced gardener with over 23 years of experience working not only at Wellington but as Head of Gardens at Benenden School and Epsom College as well as in private estates throughout the country. In this talk he will provide insight into a side of College life that is unknown to the majority. He will tell us about how his team manages the huge site complete with its lawns, heathland, hedgehogs, squirrels, adders – and all those leaves! There are 18.5 million of them on the Kilometre alone!

Please wear suitable footwear. This tour is limited to 15 people and bound to be a very popular session so be sure to register to secure your place.

 

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


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