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The Lumsden Leadership Summit

17 February 2021

Ella Dow (O 18) is Vice-President of an all-female philanthropic society at St Andrews called The Lumsden Club and is proud to announce the sixth edition of their annual event, The Lumsden Leadership Summit (previously Winning Women). The aim is to inspire the student body and wider community by bringing together successful women from all […]

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OW Edward Foulds (Bl 96) – ‘Crucifix’

09 February 2021

Twenty-five years ago this term, Wellington College was shrouded in snow just as it has been recently. This inspired student Edward Foulds (Blücher 1991-96) to create a remarkable piece of artwork which is still at the centre of College life today. Braving the cold, Ed ventured out in the dark after a heavy snowfall and […]

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OW Jack Trigger (M 12): Around the world with type 1 diabetes

09 February 2021

Follow Jack Trigger on his journey to become the first type 1 diabetic to compete in the legendary Vendée Globe. The Vendée Globe is one of the toughest endurance challenges on earth – non stop, solo and unassisted around the world in record breaking 60ft racing yachts. The current race has just finished with the […]

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Upcoming OW Events

08 March 2021

The Lumsden Leadership Summit

Ella Dow (O 18) is Vice-President of an all-female philanthropic society at St Andrews called The Lumsden Club and is proud to announce the sixth edition of their annual event, The Lumsden Leadership Summit (previously Winning Women). The aim is to inspire the student body and wider community by bringing together successful women from all fields, enabling the next generation of leaders to create a personal vision and strategy for the future. This year the theme is Defining Our Decade. Each talk will focus on the trends that will define our futures – leading women from different disciplines will explore how their industries will evolve and how the next generations’ experiences will be shaped.

 

The event will take place online from the 8th-11th March, with subject specific talks each day. Each session is a separate ticket which allows you to experience the summit in a way that aligns with your personal interests. The Summit consists of 4 Events:

 

March 8th, 6pm – The Lumsden Leadership Summit: A Talk on Law
March 9th, 6pm – The Lumsden Leadership Summit: A Talk on International Relations
March 10th, 6pm – The Lumsden Leadership Summit: A Talk on Sustainable Fashion
March 11th, 6pm – The Lumsden Leadership Summit: Defining Our Decade (A multidisciplinary talk)

 

Tickets for Day 1,2 and 3 are £3, and tickets for Day 4 are £5. All ticket sales go towards our partner charity, Fife Women’s Aid, who support mothers and children who have been the victims of domestic abuse – this is more important than ever at the moment, after a year of lockdowns and restrictions.

 

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09 March 2021

Book Club

7:30pm - 8:45pm

Come and join this fun and informal virtual group to discuss the chosen book with our wonderful head librarian, Lucy Atherton, and fellow members of the Wellington Community. Remember your glass of wine and nibbles!

Jeoffry: The poet’s cat A biography by Oliver Soden

It appears to have glowing reviews. Based on a real cat living in 18th century London. It sounds a unique and fascinating book described by one reviewer as “A bracing and heartfelt scamper through Georgian London”.

To register your place or for more information please email Lucy Atherton at: lha@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


23 March 2021

Tales from the Archives: Royal Foundation

6:00pm to 7:00pm

In this live virtual event, College Archivist Caroline Jones and Head of the Wellington Community Murray Lindo will explore the original vision for Wellington College and the story of its Foundation, the integral part played by Albert, the Prince Consort, and the reasons our flagship bursary scheme is named after him.

As with Caroline’s ‘in person’ talks, the audience will be able to submit questions and comments during the evening.

Tickets are free of charge, and the link to join will be shared with you the day before the event.

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