OW Programme

The Wellington Community exists to support all OWs around the world in a wide variety of ways.

Waterloo Society


Following the popularity of the first edition of the Waterloo Society Newsletters we are delighted to share the second editions for the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s decades.

Latest OW News

December OW Must Reads!

29 November 2021

Our OWs are an incredibly talented group and there have been many brilliant books written by OWs over the years. This month we would like to draw your attention to two fascinating and very different books; ‘The Time The Children Didn’t Go To School’ by Annabelle Hayes (Ap 94) and ‘Stalin’s Vengeance’ by Nikolai Tolstoy […]


November OW Must Reads!

29 October 2021

Our OWs are an incredibly talented group and there have been many brilliant books written by OWs over the years. This month we would like to draw your attention to Marisa Noelle (Ap 96) and her upcoming fantasy novel ‘The Unraveling of Luna Forester’. Marisa Noelle is the writer of middle grade & young adult […]


Fuel Ventures’ £1.5m Investment Supports Materials Market to Build its Business

22 October 2021

Materials Market, launched November 2020 by Co-Founders Samuel Hunt (Bl 11) and Andrew Haehn, has raised £1.5m to grow its digital building materials marketplace. Materials Market’s creative solution to ease supply chain issues sparked the interest of seed venture capitalist fund, Fuel Ventures, who invested £1.5m in the new tech start-up in September 2021. Investing […]


Upcoming OW Events

07 December 2021

Carlton Club Carols by Candlelight with the Chapel Choir of Wellington College


The renowned Wellington College Chapel Choir will sing the beautiful service of Nine Lessons and Carols in the elegant surroundings of St James’s Church, Piccadilly, at 7pm on Tuesday, 7th December. The service, which lasts an hour, is immediately followed by a reception at the Carlton Club with Champagne and canapes, on St James’s Street, at which parents, OWs, and friends of the college are welcome.

This event is organised in conjunction with the Carlton Club.

Tickets cost £25 and you can purchase them by contacting Emily Glover at emily.glover@carltonclub.co.uk or calling 020 7399 0904

27 January 2022

‘Taking Control of your Career’ Virtual Workshop by Bill Lawry


The pandemic has provided many of us with additional time at home, technology enabled working and an absence of the daily commute. Perhaps, you will also have had time to reflect on the fact that you no longer want to continue in your current role and/or career path. This programme is aimed at anyone who wants to think more deeply about and plan for the career they really want to embark on, no matter if you are just starting out of have worked 30 years in the same role.


This workshop will:


  • Reflect on your ultimate career goals
  • Identify your strengths and the environments in which you thrive
  • Cultivate the brand you want in your current organisation and wider job market
  • Plan and leverage the right relationships to ensure you get the career you want


Bill Lawry, Wellington parent and CEO of Ascend will very kindly share his expertise and facilitate this interactive and stimulating 60 minute virtual workshop. Ascend is an international consultancy that focuses on talent strategy, leadership development and enhancing organisational, team and individual performance. For more information visit: https://www.ascend.world/

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