August 22, 2019

OS News – August

Selva Ramasamy (S 81-88) Appointed Queen’s Counsel A belated congratulations to Selva Ramasamy (S 81-88) who last year was sworn in before the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice as a newly appointed member of the Queen’s Counsel (QC). Selva has a long established and impressive practice in the field of corporate and financial crime. He is a specialist in cases involving corporates and professionals under investigation and charged in criminal, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings. He was called to the Bar in 1992 and was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court (a part-time circuit judge) in 2009. He...
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OS Weekend 2019

The upcoming OS Weekend will take place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019. The Weekend will be held in conjunction with OS Sports Weekend, including OS hockey, rugby and netball fixtures against the School teams. There will also be a special Alumni Cross Country Run on Saturday afternoon with participants from St. Anselm’s College and Shrewsbury School competing. If you are able to play for any the OS sporting teams, please contact Benjamin Collins direct at at your earliest convenience. There will be a complimentary OS Lunch on Saturday at 1pm at the Hirst Centre, before the...
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OS Platform Upgrade

We are pleased to announce that the Old Sedberghian Club Online Platform, OS Connect, has been upgraded to the ‘Next Generation Platform’! The upgrade provides increased mentoring and networking functionalities with an enhanced user interface to facilitate a more efficient exchange of experiences, opportunities and career knowledge between Old Sedberghians. Users are also now able to customise their suggested mentors or mentees based on editable algorithm and there is also now a dedicated page for mentoring. The site is still free and an exclusive benefit of being a member of the Sedberghian alumni network. What’s you can do on OS Connect: Your profile: Make...
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“The Wilson Run: A Race In Three Centuries 1881-2019” by Norman Berry (SH 57-62)

Sedbergh’s Ten Mile race is a very special event, one in which most pupils will have taken part. It is unique in its severity and length. Many Old Sedberghians will remember their times! Norman Berry (SH 57-62) has now updated his previous book to include the years 1981–2019. This comprehensive and compelling addition to the race’s history, records the breaking of a 94-year-old record; the Centenary race attended by Sebastian Coe; the record broken for a second time; and since 2002 the inclusion of girls, who have created their own remarkable records and contributed to increased numbers taking part in...
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