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Fettes College Careers Day 2020

This term we had the pleasure of welcoming over 430 people to our Annual Careers Day.

We were joined by 28 Universities, 11 Direct Employers & Graduate Apprenticeships, 8 Gap Organisations, The Glenmorangie Company, The Scottish Government, Newcastle University Student Outreach Team and a wealth of current parent and OF industry professionals.

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Opera success for OF Rosha Fitzhowle (Ar 2005-2009)

We are delighted to report that OF, Rosha Fitzhowle (Ar 2005-2009) is joining the opera ensemble of Theater Aachen as a soloist. The entire casting for the season has yet to be released, but Rosha tells us that she is beginning with Woglinde (one of the Rheintöchtern) in an opera called Hagen Teil 1 which is a three part re-working of Wagner's the Ring Trilogy, and this first part uses sections from Das Rheingold, and Götterdämmerung.

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Eurozone Weekend 2019 - Dresden

Old Fettesians and spouses made their way to Dresden from six different countries, by land, sea, road and rail to take part in the 2019 Eurozone weekend on 13-15 September organised by Cordelia Pilz (née Harrison) (Ar 1982-84). The highlights were many – historical, culinary, musical and visual, not to mention the wonderful weather.

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London Old Fettesians gather to meet the new Head of Fettes

On Thursday 5th September 2019, some 60 Old Fettesians and guests, ranging in age from 19 to 79, gathered in the Clive Room at the East India Club in London at a reception kindly arranged by James Macpherson (Gl 1997-2002). They were joined by the new Head of Fettes, Helen Harrison and the College’s Director of Development, Nicola Pickavance.

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