On Tuesday 14th March the Third Form had a lecture from Old Fettesian and hugely experienced climate change expert Martin Lees (CE 1955-1960).
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On Thursday 9th March, Old Fettesians and their guests gathered at Tigerlily in Edinburgh to catch up and enjoy a drink or two with their Fettes friends
On Tuesday 7th March, fifty students chose to discover more about careers with creativity, technology and entrepreneurship.
On Tuesday 28th February, twenty of our students took the opportunity to find out more about careers with law.
Our Upper Sixth students had an informative session with OF Elliot Reeves (Ca 1997-2000), Social Media Strategist and Digital Marketing Consultant.
The Friday before half term 400 students, parents and guidance teachers gathered at Fettes for our Higher Education and Career Exploration Day.
Despite the national rail strike the London OFA Carol Service had a congregation of 200 Old Fettesians and was a truly wonderful occasion.
Nineteen OFs in Hong Kong enjoyed a festive get together kindly hosted by Jerome Barty-Taylor (Inv-Ki 2000-2005).
Informal festive drinks in the beautifully decorated Tigerlily created a wonderful setting for members of the Fettes community to get together in Edinburgh before Christmas.
St Andrew’s Day was celebrated in style by the 90 Old Fettesians who joined us for drinks and canapés at The Caledonian Club in London.
OF Regional Representative for Western Canada, Nigel Grant (Ca 1949-1952) arranged for OFs to gather in West Vancouver on the 27th of October.
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.