Notable OBs

The history of the College would be non-existant without the stories of its alumni who were educated and grew up within its walls. It is people who make the College what it is today, and we are proud to share with you a few stories below of what our alumni have achieved throughout the College's 172 year history. 

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Author and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, 2005, Segun Afolabi is the author of the short story collection “A Life Elsewhere” and the novel “Goodbye Lucille”.

Dr Ayan Panja is one of the UK's most well respected media doctors.

Sometimes credited as Thomas Charles Sanders II - he is the brother of actor George Sanders.

As part of the FA's 150 year celebrations, Paul Samrah was recently recognised by the FA for his close involvement with Brighton & Hove Albion. Paul was Chair of the campaign which after many years successfully secured planning permission for Brighton's American Express Community Stadium.

Appointed to the House of Lords in 1991; Chief Opposition Spokesman on Treasury Affairs (1998-1999).

Nominated by David Gold (S. 1986 - 91) - Actor best known for his many TV appearances, most infamously in the abortive BBC soap Eldorado!

A noted Shakespearean scholar and writer, born in Hove, England. Professor Harrison converted to the Roman Catholic faith and for his work on the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), Pope John Paul II made him a Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great.

Born Jesse John Gold in 1932 in Stamford Hill, north London, the son of a milliner he moved to Brighton in 1939 with his family.

A veritable force in motion picture advertising, video games, television and film, Kaveh has taken the industry by storm.

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