Sixth Form Lecture

The second Sixth Form Lecture of this year was delivered by the Rt Hon Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone on Friday. Drawing on her long career in politics and business, her talk analysed…

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WWI History Lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan

On Tuesday 2 October, a group of UV and UVI historians travelled to Eton to attend a lecture given by historian Margaret MacMillan. As the 2018 Reith Lecturer, it was an honour…

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Dame Helen Ghosh DCB Sixth Form Talk

The Sixth Form girls had a lesson in resilience last week from the leader of the National Trust in an inspirational talk at the School. Dame Helen Ghosh, Director-General of the National…

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Dame Claire Bertschinger DBE DL Sixth Form Talk

On Friday 1 December Dame Claire Bertschinger visited the School to speak to the Sixth Form girls about her experience in delivering healthcare to areas affected by armed conflict and humanitarian emergencies. In her…

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Exploring sustainability

On Wednesday 27 September, Skye, Davin, Lauren, and Lily attended the Royal Society’s sustainability showcase in London. The girls were invited to this event to present their project after winning the Go4SET…

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Model United Nations Conference

Wycombe Abbey recently hosted its annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference, welcoming more than 150 participants from across the country to debate global problems. The conference simulated the debate of the Commission…

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Professor John Mathiason on working for the United Nations

Professor John Mathiason gave Wycombe Abbey’s Model United Nations (MUN) team an insider’s view on the workings of the United Nations (UN) during a Skype session on Wednesday evening. The esteemed academician,…

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Headmistress’s Lecture with Kate Adie

On Friday 22 September, the BBC’s ex-Chief News Correspondent Kate Adie came to Wycombe Abbey to hold a fascinating talk on the role of journalism, and to tell of her own experiences, sometimes…

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Celebrating India Week

Lecture with Dinesh Patnaik, Deputy High Commissioner On the 19th September, the Deputy High Commissioner, Dinesh Patnaik, kindly attended the School in the midst of India Week, much to everyone’s anticipation and…

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History University Preparation Day

On Thursday 15 June, Lower Sixth pupils who aspire to read History at university took part in the History University Preparation Day. They participated in a variety of sessions that opened their…

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