This summer Louis Rivet will be volunteering with Engineers Without Borders to construct and renovate Micro Hydro Power systems in the Philippines, to provide electricity to rural communities. Without this electricity, local school children have insufficient lighting to study after dark, and community health clinics are less able to cope with patient demand.
The Old Brightonian Community
Whilst it was Cambridge who were the ones to beat on the Thames this year, on land, Oxford took the spoils at the Hive Stadium, home to Barnet FC.
"In remembering, in being aware, we cannot stop it all happening again, but naïve as I may sound, I do believe that being aware, by never forgetting, by teaching and of course by very strictly enforcing these laws that prohibit these terrible crimes we can begin to reduce the risk of this cynical inevitability of endlessly destroying each other from age to age.” - Andrew Cayley CMG QC FRSA (Br. 1977-82), Director of Service Prosecutions and former United Nations International Prosector was invited to speak at the Roscoe Lecture series at St George's Hall in Liverpool.
Darren Curtis (Sc. 1990-95), our OB Australia Ambassador, spent six years specialising in prestige markets in central London after which he set off to Australia in 2006. He now sells real estate for Christie's International, focusing on some of the country's finest and most significant homes. Along with the Head Master, he will be hosting our biennial OB Australia Dinner on Tuesday 18th December 2018.
Last year, Kate (Se. 2011-14) and Emma (Se. 2012-16) Appleby returned to the College to talk to then U6th in chapel about the importance of well-being.
L.A. based artist and Old Brightonian Philip Vaughan (BCJS/Ch. 1954-62) works in sculpture, drawing, painting as well as public art commissions. Brought up in France, he arrived in England at the age of 9. It was at Brighton that he met modernist Gordon Taylor, who was his art teacher, and then mentor who started him on a lifelong love of architecture, painting, and sculpture. Read Philip's OB of the month feature here.
We were delighted to welcome back Tuck Muntarbhorn (Ab. 2008-2012) this week. In his five years since leaving Abraham House, Tuck has achieved extraordinary success in the world of art and fashion.
From having made her debut for the Brighton College 1st XI cricket on the Home Ground, to being captain of the England cricket team and being awarded the OBE after leading England to their first Ashes win in 42 years, Clare was awarded a CBE in the 2017 New Year's Honours in recognition for her services to cricket.