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Using the Network

Hints and tips to get the most from your alumnae community

Perdy Light in the grey jacket

Women Take The Helm! Perdita Light HC 2016 Invites you to form an OG sailing team

Perdita Light HC 2016 is keen to invite you to join with her to create a St Swithun's Old Girls' sailing team to compete in The Arrow Trophy against other independent schools.

Posted on: 6 Mar 2019

Debbie, Fat Bear, Friendly Bear and Paddy Paws

Debbie Kerridge HC 1969 presents her beautiful children's books

Debbie Kerridge HC 1969 has presented copies of her delightful children's books 'The Adventures of Fat Bear and Friends' all the way from Canada. Are you able to help with publication in the UK?

Posted on: 5 Feb 2019

Practice makes perfect!

School is seeking volunteers to assist with L6 girls general interview practice - can you help?

School is seeking volunteers to assist with general interview practice for L6 girls during 26 February to 1 March. Your help would be very much appreciated.

Posted on: 31 Jan 2019

Jess Parker V 2016

Can you help? Publishing / editing industry?

Jess Parker V 2016 is returning from a year studying in Germany and is very keen to get work experience in the publishing industry. Can you help her?

Posted on: 29 Jan 2019

Can you host Upper 5 girls this summer?

Can you help Upper Five with work experience?

A very special opportunity! A request from school for Old Girls to help U5 girls, please.

Posted on: 15 Jan 2019

Caroline graduating from Exeter with her first in English

Work in Libraries, Archives or Museums? Can you help Caroline Butten D 2010?

Caroline Butten D 2010 is looking for alumnae who can offer her work or shadowing experience in Libraries, Archives or Museums - please get in touch!

Posted on: 6 Dec 2018

A week at Christie's King Street

Roshy Afshar V 2018: a wonderful summer experience

Roshy Afshar V 2018 came to the OGA office seeking the possibility of finding some summer experience at an arts or journalism establishment. We were happy to use networking to help her.

Posted on: 4 Oct 2018

Can you help St Swithun's?

URGENT Call for Lacrosse Support

Looking for school lax coaches! Urgent.

Posted on: 27 Sep 2018

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards for St Swithun's Girls at Buckingham Palace this summer

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award - seeking your help!

Thirteen St Swithun's Girls were honoured with Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards for their amazing achievement recently. We are looking for Old Girls who can continue to help others to achieve this too!

Posted on: 20 Aug 2018

Pippa and Stephanie Stradmoor HC 2015 in Shanghai

The happiness of networking! Pippa Ebel ED 2014 reports

The joys of finding another Swithunite in China!

Posted on: 20 Aug 2018

Sam Collins D 2000

Sam Collins D 2000 returns to Winchester with great excitement

Well, it feels good to be back in Winchester, smiles Sam Collins D 2000, who remembers St Swithun's with gratitude and is very keen to get a local network of Old Girls supporting one another!

Posted on: 31 Jul 2018

Stephanie Hilton HH 1970

A rally call to play lax on Old Girls' Day Saturday 15 September 2018

Come on, you Old Girls! Grab your sticks and tie up your boot laces and play in a match on Old Girls' Day! Stephanie Hilton HH 1970 is very keen to get a couple of teams together - please respond!

Posted on: 10 Jul 2018

Roshanak Afshar 2018 Leaver

Can you help Roshy?

Do you work in the world of fine art, auction houses, fashion journalism or a related business, or know someone who does, and could offer an soon to be OG some work experience this summer, please?

Posted on: 25 Jun 2018

Ruby Bateman doing what she loves best

'Desperate artist' aiming for RCA seeks your help!

Ruby is aiming high to do an MA in Print Making at The Royal College of Art and is working hard to gain experience and save but is seeking our help funding her studies. She writes her story so far.

Posted on: 24 May 2018

Marketing need you!

Opportunity at St Swithun's

Looking for a way to fund your summer plans, build your CV or for a reference for future employment?

Posted on: 23 May 2018

Our alumnae community supporting our careers fair evening

Exploring career options with support from our alumnae community

Old Girls and parents of Old Girls help current pupils explore their career options - could you help fellow Swithunites too?

Posted on: 2 May 2018

Layla Ibrahim F 2016

Looking for lab work experience

If you work in the pharmaceutical industry (research and development) could you offer an OG a summer internship or work experience, please?

Posted on: 28 Feb 2018

St Swithun's is recruiting now

We are looking for a Development and Alumnae Relations Officer (aka the OGA Manager). The detail can be found below. Let’s use the network and find us an ideal candidate …

Posted on: 27 Feb 2018

Intern advert

Paid Graduate 6-Month Internships at ToucanTech

The OGA online community is hosted by ToucanTech. They are offering six month paid internships for graduates in their Product, Web Development, Data and Sales teams.

Posted on: 22 Feb 2018

IT training at St Swithun's (2012)

IT opportunity

Fellow OG Maureen Kendal (Elstein) HH 1975 is looking for IT professionals for the CyberCare Consultancy training scheme.

Posted on: 18 Sep 2017

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Advice on studying art

Ruby Bateman (HC, 2013) has recently be selected by the Royal College of Art to study Fine Art Printmaking. She has drafted an open letter to current pupils and fellow OGs considering studying art.

Posted on: 11 Jul 2017

20160630 - L5 careers morning

Never too young for Speed Dating - CAREERS Speed Dating of course!

Old Girls introduce Lower 5 to career speed dating and attract many potential matches for their professions.

Posted on: 30 Jun 2017


Summer work experience

Domini Hogg (2007) offers an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start a career in journalism, social media, jewellery or fashion.

Posted on: 30 May 2017


Modern language alumnae visit to inspire current pupils

Modern language alumnae visit to inspire current pupils to read modern languages at university.

Posted on: 12 Apr 2017

Call your school (or email if easier) AND get your peers to do the same

Calling 2016, 2015 and 2014 leavers

Mrs Anna Campbell would like to reinstate our 'university teas' and expand the network of our younger OGs. Can you answer her call (for assistance) please?

Posted on: 16 Mar 2017