SOAS Development Studies student, Lara, was asked to speak at the Credit Suisse INSPIRE event due to her academic focus on development and development finance, as well as her personal background of being raised in a developing country.
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Plant Based Cheese has won the “Consumer Impact Award” at the 14th Plant-Based Protein Summit in Lille.
Tamzin Merchant (Fe. 2000-05) is currently appearing as Imogen Spurnrose in Amazon’s new fantasy drama, Carnival Row, alongside Cara Delivigne and Orlando Bloom.
Ever wondered what it might be like to be locked in an apartment block, with just an app, called ‘The Circle’, as your only way to interact with the other residents? That’s the premise of a Channel 4 reality-game show, and one of the contestants is Old Brightonian, Woody Cook.
England wicketkeeper and Old Brightonian, Sarah Taylor, announced her retirement from international cricket last week.
Alexis Affonso, a renowned concert pianist, won a music scholarship to Brighton College to study piano and organ, as well as the violin. He has travelled extensively across the world, accompanying singers and instrumentalists. Alexis tells us all about his wonderful career, and why being a musician means so much to him.
It's finally happened. The boys from Brighton College have won the cup at Littlehampton for the first time! In a tight final against Crawley, they were losing 1-2, but after some stern words from player-coach Aidan Phillips-Cragg and captain Alex Brown, the tide turned. Tries from Ollie Kirwan, Henry Mason and Alex Bushell (all only 18 years old) changed the game, and the boys came out on top 4-2. It was a testament to the Old Brightonian's spirit that they managed to turn the game on its head.
Our OB this month is Max Pope (Le. 2008 – 2011). Max is a singer-songwriter and guitarist and spreads his time between South London and Brighton. He describes his music as ‘indie-soul’, and his songs can be found on his website. Max tells us about the challenges of being a young musician and his initial dreams of becoming a puppy.