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Festival of Ideas – Week 4

The fourth week’s addition to the Festival of Ideas came from John Carnochan OBE (QPM hon. LLD FFPH). The first point made was the importance of “responding...Read More

Posted on 11 October 2017

Going Global – Close to Home

Seven of our pupils attended James Gillespie's High School Model United Nations (MUN) conference on Friday and came home with four prizes including Best Junior Delegate. Euan...Read More

Posted on 10 October 2017

Festival of Ideas – Week 3

This week’s continuation of the series of the 2017 Festival of Ideas included our ninth Caritas Lecture featuring Professor Sarah Churchwell, discussing The Great Gatsby. The...Read More

Posted on 03 October 2017

Back Into the Swing of Debating

This session's debating competitions have opened with a bang, and on Saturday 30 September 2017, George Watson’s College sent eight of its debaters to the Northern Juniors...Read More

Posted on 03 October 2017

Happy 20th Birthday to the George Watson's Family Foundation

Today we celebrate 20 years of the George Watson’s Family Foundation, and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported the Foundation...Read More

Posted on 02 October 2017

Caritas Lecture 2017 - Professor Sarah Churchwell, The Great Gatsby

This year's series of Festival of Ideas lectures takes its theme from the much anticipated ninth Caritas Lecture which was delivered by Professor Sarah Churchwell. Inspired by her...Read More

Posted on 28 September 2017

Festival of Ideas - Week 2

This year’s Festival of Ideas programme of lectures continued last week, with talks on life skills and the dangers of internet porn offering their new perspectives on the...Read More

Posted on 26 September 2017

Designs for Life

The London Design trip was organised to give our pupils the opportunity to see and experience some of the exciting Design opportunities within the world of Art and Design. The...Read More

Posted on 25 September 2017

Festival of Ideas and Caritas Lecture 2017

Now in its third year, the Festival of Ideas is a series of lectures and seminars given by distinguished visiting speakers and staff of George Watson’s College. The...Read More

Posted on 16 August 2017

Two Awards for GWC

Our pupils are just back from a successful weekend at the inaugural Cambridge University School's MUN Conference. All participated to an extremely high level and two awards...Read More

Posted on 18 September 2017

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