OF Regional Representative for Western Canada, Nigel Grant (Ca 1949-1952) arranged for OFs to gather in West Vancouver on the 27th of October.
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Sixth Form students intending to apply to study in the US were joined live on Zoom on Tuesday 15th October by young OFs from Princeton, Columbia, USC, Brown University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On Monday 14th November over a hundred students with an interest in engineering joined us at Fettes for the Sandy Gunn Aerospace Careers Programme.
On the 21st of October members of the Fettes community, including Fettes’ Director of External Relations, Debbie Atkins and OF Regional Representative for the Middle East, Luke Daly (Ca 2001-2006) gathered in Dubai.
It was a great pleasure to welcome OF Jake Wightman back to Fettes College to share highlights of his athletics journey.
On Monday 10th October we hosted a fascinating live webinar with Emmy-nominated Director and Creative Technologist Elliot Graves (Gl 2007-2012)
Each year during the Oxbridge application cycle we host practice interviews not only for the applicants from Fettes but also for anyone at an Edinburgh High School who is applying to Oxford or to Cambridge.
It was very special to host Carringtonians for a Sunday Lunch and House Visiting on Sunday 2nd October to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the House.
On Saturday, during Commemoration Weekend, we were thrilled to be able to host over 40 visiting Old Fettesians for a highly informative Careers Lunch with the whole of the Lower Sixth
It was wonderful to be able to welcome more than 350 Old Fettesians back to Fettes this weekend for Commem.
On Tuesday evening, September 20th, Fettes College was delighted to host experts in the field of Finance to provide first hand insights to those from the Fifth and Sixth Forms.
As the Autumn term’s Sports fixtures got underway last week, Fettes College is delighted to announce that Mercedes-Benz of Edinburgh is sponsoring new bespoke sports shirts for our 1st XV & XI Rugby and Hockey teams.
Old Fettesian Matty Jackman (Ki 2009-2014) gave a truly inspirational talk to the whole of the Sixth Form on Monday evening. Matty provided relevant reflections having left Fettes himself only 8 years ago.
On Tuesday evening, September 6th, Fettes College was fortunate to host the esteemed Mr Peter Gray QC, an Old Fettesian (Glencorse 1972-1977), for a talk about studying law in the UK.
The Fettes Community is absolutely thrilled and immensely proud of Jake Wightman’s outstanding success in winning the gold medal in the 1500m at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon last night.
Around one hundred OFs from across generations gathered together for an early evening Summer Reunion Party on Friday 27th May to make up for their missed Commem weekends due to the recent pandemic.
On Saturday 28th May, 400 members of the Fettes community, including current families, Old Fettesians and staff gathered together on campus for a wonderful day in the sunshine at the Fettes Festival.
OF Mark Bushby (Mo 2013-2018) recently travelled to the Ukrainian-Polish border to volunteer and provide support. We spoke to Mark shortly after his return to the UK about his experience.
It was such a pleasure to gather Old Fettesians from the North East of England together at the Northumberland Golf Club for good food and conversation on Friday 21st January.
Despite the pandemic and the rise of the Omicron variant a small congregation chose to gather together in London on 16th December 2021 for the annual London Old Fettesian Carol Service.