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01 November 2021

Oscar-winning director, Chloé Zhao (Fe. 1998-2000) is behind Marvel’s latest installment in the franchise, Eternals, which was released to British audiences in November 2021.

28 October 2021

In 2020, The French & American Chemical Societies (SCF & ACS) announced Robert Crabtree (Le. 1960-66), C. P. Whitehead Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, as the 2020 Franco-American Lectureship Prize, and as part of his prize, Crabtree gave the virtual lecture "Adventures in Water Oxidation" at the French Chemical Society meeting in Clermont-Ferrand, France, on 4th October 2021.

26 October 2021

Victor Law (Ab. 2009-13) works in real estate investments and lives in Hong Kong. A keen rugby player and surfer, Victor's fondest memories of school are with his close friends in Abraham, and the adventures in took part in across the world.

24 October 2021

It was all about Old Brightonians at Brands Hatch on 24th October 2021, as a print of a remarkable watercolour painting returned home, 84 years after it was painted at the Kent racetrack.

01 October 2021

Clare Connor (Wi. 1989-94), former Brighton College teacher and Ashes-winning captain has taken office at Lord's as the first female President of the MCC in the club's 234-year history.

22 September 2021

Geographer, Joe Cappai (Al. 2002-17), has won the Digital Geographies Research Group prize for his undergraduate dissertation, entitled "Tapping into Tech: The Influence of Social Media on Dancers and the Spaces They Use to Dance in London".

15 September 2021

Martin Grose (Br. 1958-63) is a retired lecturer, who visited Thailand, aged 29, and never left. He shares his fascinating life story - from brass rubbing in Sussex villages to missing out on a place at Clare College, Cambridge to directing comedies in a Bangkok university.

20 September 2021

Documentary-maker, anthropologist and adventurer, Chris Terrill's (Al. 1965-70) new feature-length documentary, The Last Mountain, is being aired on BBC 2 and iPlayer on Sunday 26th September at 9 pm.

08 September 2021

Will Wright (Ry. 2006-09) is a pilot, and currently studying for an MSc part-time. Here he gives an insight into the fascinating world of flying planes for a living and looks back over the highlights of his time in Ryle. 

01 September 2021

Congratulations to Peter Cockburn (Sc. 1959-64): the new President of the Royal Philatelic Society, London.

24 August 2021

Winston Willans MBE (Ch. 1954-59) is a British Argentinian and came to Brighton from Uruguay in 1954. He worked for the Wellcome Foundation for 20 years all over South America and is now retired, back in Uruguay with his family.

20 August 2021

If you caught any of the 'Hundred' on television recently you may have spotted, Anna (Ne. 2011-16)! A trainee doctor and cricketer, Anna was selected to umpire this exciting new competition during the summer. She tells us about working during the pandemic and how her matron would be impressed with her tidy bedroom!

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