We are King’s Alumni
Going to school at King’s College means that you are part of more than just a school. You become part of the King’s community.
King’s College schools have been embedding academic excellence since 1969, so now more than 50 years later, it is no surprise that our alumni are in an array of different careers all over the world. But what makes us most proud, is that they have all turned into well-rounded individuals, many of whom have now gone on to raise their own families.
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King's College Schools news
King’s Infant School, rated “Outstanding” by the British Government
It is the third consecutive time in which the school has been recognised by the Department for Education (DfE) of the British Government with the highest possible qualification for British Schools Overseas (BSOs) after undertaking a comprehensive inspection. Penta...
King’s College School La Moraleja, recognised as a High-Performance Learning (HPL) World Class School
The school is the first in Spain to achieve this recognition, granted by the High Performance Learning (HPL) organisation in the UK.
King’s College School (La Moraleja), rated “Outstanding” by the British Government
Penta International, the leading British Schools Overseas independent inspectorate whom are accredited by the Department for Education (DfE) of the British Government, undertook a comprehensive inspection of the school that included lesson observations, data analysis...
King’s alumni around the world
King’s alumni live and work around the globe. We are truly international schools with a truly international community.
|Benin City, Nigeria|
|Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain|
|Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico|
|Dubai - United Arab Emirates|
|New York, NY, USA|
|Faro District, Portugal|
|Prince Edward Island, Canada|
|Panama City, Panama|
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When thinking of those who influenced me most during my time at King’s, many names come to mind , Raquel Oliveros (great teacher, passionate for History), Antonio Ortega (brilliant scientific mind), Fernando Lage (devoted to teaching and students till the very end), Sara Fernández (I shamelessly confess to having adopted some of her teaching mannerisms), and many more. But above all one name: Gerardo “Gerry” Sanz, who taught us valuable lessons on how to be self-dependant adults and learn how to think by ourselves. A truly inspirational figure from whom today, many years later, I find myself still learning from.
I am currently an assistant professor and researcher on Biomedical Engineering at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. I cannot say that this was my dream career all along. I simply did not know it until I began teaching!
Ignacio Oropesa (King’s College, Soto de Viñuelas , 2001)
Currently, I am finishing my conservatoire final grade at ‘Conservatorio Profesional de Música de San Javier’, in Spain. At the end of this academic year I’ll be doing the entry exams to music Universities all over Spain. I am working hard and putting all my efforts in order to prepare for them, given that you compete against musicians that come from all over the place. I believe that in music -as in life-, your ‘natural talent’ is insubstantial if you don’t influence it with the effort you put in. No one is born knowing how to play the piano or the violin. Now the musical education you have, the effort you put in and lastly your natural ability will determine what you become in the wide world of music. That’s why it is so important that schools introduce music in students’ life as much as they can.
Silvia de Teresa (King’s College, Murcia, 2016)
I chose to study at the University of Glasgow as it’s the one that interested me most because of its dedication to research, especially in Biochemistry, which is what I want to study. But the truth is that deciding on a university is very complicated and getting good advice is so important. For me, my tutors and teachers at King’s helped me a lot.
It’s really important to revise well for exams; the British exams aim to test a different range of learning skills to those from the Spanish system. King’s follows the British curriculum, so we finish Sixth Form well prepared for our exams and then we can attend any university in the world. I also think that the British education system has helped me to be able to hold my own at university as it has helped me to be more independent with my studies – which is a key skill at university level.”
Elisa was part of many extracurricular activities, which she realises also helped her get into such a top university.
Elisa Martin (King’s College, Murcia, 2016)
After graduating from King’s I moved to Scotland where I proceeded to start my studies in the University of Dundee. Currently, I’m studying to complete my BSc Degree in Business Management (Accounting and Finance) (with Hons). I can show all my gratitude to King’s College for awarding me with this incredible opportunity as it is thanks to the time and studies I took that I obtained the knowledge and expertise needed to make this dream come true.
Deciding to study a degree in finance was not a difficult decision for me as I was always fascinated with the world of finance especially when I was a kid and I would run around causing havoc around my poor father’s office. Nevertheless, I can say without doubt that it is through the dedication an enthusiasm of teachers such as Mrs. Bevins, el Señor del Puerto, Ángeles, Mr. Fischer and many others that I am now standing where I am.
I studied at King’s College for 13 years and I just finished my second year in my university. At King’s I have grown, I have learned and I have become the person that I am today, however, deep down I will always be one of El Señor del Puerto little lambs.
Ana Isabel García-Peñuela de la Calzada (King’s College, Madrid, 2014)
I’ve been in King’s College since I can remember and I needed and wanted a change from everything that I have ever known. Hence I decided to go to the UK to continue my studies. The reason why I chose the University of Kent is because I felt attracted to it since we had our very first university speech back in year 10/11. Despite the doubt of whether or not I’d enjoy my time abroad, I was decided to take a step further and stick to my decision.
My parents and Mr Edgley (Mathematics teacher), are the most influential people in my life, they know me best and what is best for me. My parents, at first they did not agreed on me studying abroad, but then, they understood how important it was for me to learn and develop as a person by studying abroad. Whereas for Mr Edgley, he was an exemplary teacher, I can’t thank him enough for the long hours he spent with me trying to make me understand the impossible, and for the hope he had on me; he is the only teacher who actually stood up to me and command me to stop complaining, to start learning because I can do it and I am capable of doing whatever I propose myself to.
Helena Montoro Perez (King’s College, Madrid, 2014)
I graduated sometime ago… I still remember the bus journeys to Soto. At that time, Tres Cantos (a new town) did not exist. The surroundings of King’s were fields and countryside. I still remember running those “cross countrysides”, being timed for the 100 meters. The nerves of those competitions, the football games during the lunch break. Am sure you also do?
We had no mobiles, there was no “google”, no “browsers”. Years later teachers like Jonathan Gray, Nigel White, left a positive mark. Friendships from school have been so important…and we are still in touch.
In terms of my life, after A-levels I studied a degree in economics in the beautiful town of Bath. Economics was a fascinating area and subject and thought I will end up working in a bank or trading floor. Since then I travelled the world and worked in multiple countries including Japan, Brazil, Italy, Belgium, Germany; there was always one word in my mind
“learn”. What is life though but a continuous learning curve.
Billy Perez (King’s College, Madrid, 1993)
All of my childhood memories are linked to King’s. I’ve had the great pleasure of being part of the King’s family since the age of 2 all the way to the age of 18. I have this school to thank for the amazing opportunities I have been granted with ever since I left Soto de Viñuelas.
Thanks to the amazing support of my teachers I was able to attend UCL, in London. Four years later I have now graduated with a MEng in Electronic & Electrical Engineering. I have always been passionate about the physics and technology in the world and I have now managed to acquire the knowledge, skills and expertise in a wide range of electronic applications, from the present day iPhone to our orbiting GPS satellites, to start my professional life. Studying at King’s offered me the chance to start exploring the interesting world of physics and electronics and led me to where I am today.
I am now moving on to pursue a Systems Engineer position at Cisco Systems after I interned with them last summer, which they granted to me after being impressed with the quality of my academic background.
Elena Berki (King’s College, Madrid. 2012 )
I am currently a physician, applying to work in the best hospitals around the world, including cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Navarra, London, Southampton, Bath and Essex.
Every time I have the opportunity to thank KC, I do. KC has taught me so much, not only from an academic point of view, but from a personal and social point of view. I met my best friends Enrique Martinez de Azagra Gareli and Juanmanuel Bethencourt de la Peña, also KC graduates, back in school. This friendship was forged 20 years ago, and it is still strong to this day, and I am proud to say that we have KC to thank for this.
Ali Assaf Balut (King’s College, Madrid. 2006)
Cristina graduated from King’s College, Soto de Viñuelas in 2011. Her experience through her time at King’s College became a strong base for Cristina’s life pursuits.
“Thanks to the help from my amazing teachers at King’s College I was able to attend the Harvard Summer programme in Boston, whereby I realised I had fallen in love with the wonderful city of Boston. In 2011, when I left King’s, I went to Boston University to pursue a double degree in Economics and International Relations.”
Cristina Álvarez (King’s College, Madrid. 2011)
Laura says that she never thought leaving Kings behind would be so hard for her. She graduated from King’s College Soto de Viñuelas in 2015 and she is currently studying Economics at the University of Bath.
“Kings shaped me. Kings taught me. Kings made me who I am today. I have been part of the big family for all my life and I feel like I still am. Having the choice to study abroad is a fantastic opportunity that I had no doubt I wanted to take. I reckon that there is no ideal situation; you obviously miss your parents, your friends, your old life and getting everything done for you, and yes, it is scary, but at the same time, it is wonderful.”
Laura Closas (King’s College, Madrid. 2015)
Alba graduated from King’s College Alicante in 2014. She says that studying in a British school has enabled her to choose what and where she wanted to study.
"I joined Queen Mary University of London to study Aerospace Engineering in September 2014 and since then things are just getting better and better. Firstly I made the right choice of degree, this is probably the most important thing to be able to make the most of University, achieve your full potential, and of course enjoy yourself. It is during your A-levels that you really have to try your best and look into the different degrees and courses out there."
Alba Espinosa Rastoll (King’s College, Alicante. 2014)
"I have always been really interested in the most basic questions that encompass our daily lives, Physics enables me to understand (almost) everything, from why an aeroplane can fly, to why our universe exists in the first place. Studying at King’s offered me engaging classes which challenged me and really opened up my mind to a lot of things. Studying at UCL is a dream, but it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of my teachers at King’s College, who always valued our opinions and ideas in class, and make us felt like we mattered."
Ernesto Zoffmann Rodriguez (King’s College, Alicante. 2014)
"After leaving King’s College last summer I went back to Houston, Texas, in order to transition into my new College. Now I am currently hoping to study Applied Mathematics, which I will be able to declare next year.
Coming to Spain for the first time, to study at King’s, at the height of the Spanish crisis piqued my interest in economics. At university, I have realised how analytical skills in Maths, compliment this economic context. I hope to pursue my passion for both by studying Applied Mathematics.
During my time at King’s College, Mr. McNally was an enormous help in guiding me through the application process, and being a wonderful sounding board along the way. I wouldn’t be where I am today without him.
I’m currently living in Cambridge Massachusetts, attending Harvard University. I really enjoy being in different groups on campus, particularly the women’s varsity crew team, and working as an Assistant Director for “Harvard Model Congress and Model United Nations”. Both have offered me great exposure to the types of government positions that would allow me to exercise my analytical skills, and my passion for more qualitative analysis."
Kelsey Young (King’s College, Madrid. 2014)
"I am currently in my second year at the University of Warwick studying Electrical Engineering, as well as being secretary of the executive committee of the Warwick Engineering Society and on the organising team for the Warwick Energy Conference and the Warwick Technology Conference.
Being head girl at KCA made me want to have a position of responsibility at the university and contribute to changing something for the benefit of my peers. Thanks to the teachers at King’s I pushed myself to the limits and I continue to do so.
Mr Wicks, former Director of Studies, current Head of Secondary and KCA, always took his time to help me and encouraged me to push myself and aim for the best, despite his own very busy agenda. Mrs Fisher, former Careers Advisor, helped me find out what I actually wanted to do and advised me on the application process – thanks to her I was able to secure a place at the university of my choosing.
Mr Pemberton, my former Maths teacher and my tutor in year 12, made me question things around me and encouraged me to be more curious. He also inspired me to be interested in things outside my subject that I would usually not have considered.
It’s thanks to the dedication of my teachers that I was able to – and continue to – recognise the importance of working hard to get where you want to be."
Verena Oetzmann (King’s College, Alicante. 2013)
"Once I graduated King’s, I decided to take some time out before continuing with my studies at university. I planned a trip around Europe with my friends, taking trains and visiting Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and the Czech Republic. We had a great time, meeting various people and exploring places that we’d never been to and with such different languages.
Upon my return home, I worked in a local hotel, gaining experience and learning about the hospitality industry. This was my passion.
In February 2013 I gained a place to study a Bachelor of Science degree in International Hospitality Management at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, which is named the world’s top hospitality management school."
Alex Murphy (King’s College Madrid. 2012)
"When I left King’s College I took a gap year. I did this because my passion is Golf and I felt that I needed to dedicate a year to see if my progress was good enough to fulfil my dream of turning pro. After a year, I was on the boundary of being at the level I needed to be at in order to achieve my dream, and my parents allowed me to take another gap year to see what I could make of myself.
It turned out to be rewarding. In March 2014 I was offered a job in London at a golf course called Langley Park, but before I could start I had to pass “playing exams” and also coaching exams to be able to be offered a full time contract, which was due to start in October 2014.
My teachers at King’s College were a particular and constant source of support and encouragement, special mention must go to Mr Simon Wicks and Danny Esteban, who always wanted to know about my progress and the tournaments that were happening. Knowing that I had their support meant a lot to me and really spurred me on. For me though, the person that stood out the most was the headteacher Mr Derek Laidlaw, who not only motivated me, but he kept me focused and thinking positively, even through the hardest of times. Even when I might not have believed in myself, my teachers at King’s College always believed in me and for that I can’t thank them enough."
Nicky Stewart (King’s College, Alicante. 2011)
"In the summer of 2011, upon completing my studies at King’s and before university, I went on a volunteering trip to Belize before starting university at Heriot Watt that same September. I possess a deep interest in research and a desire to help others through science. So I was extremely happy when I earned a place to study Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc(Hons) as it offered me the chance to study a subject that has deeply entranced me ever since I can remember. I am now currently in my fourth year of my studies, with the prospect of furthering my first degree with a PhD or a MSc in Biotechnology.
When I was at King’s my teachers Samia Amriou and Paula Fitzgerald showed me the realms of Chemistry and pushed me to succeed in my A-levels. This love for the sciences was then further developed by my Biology teachers Mr and Ms Oxford who always had an interesting approach to the subject, which kept me engaged.
Outside of Science, my other passions lie on the battlefield! And on the hobbies front I am a Battle of the Nations competitor (Competitive Medieval Full contact combat) and since July 2014 I am 18th in the World in the 1 on 1 category. I am also a Blue belt in TKD, President of Heriot watt Medieval Society and currently organising a paintball tournament involving many societies within Heriot Watt University. I balance my extra-curricular activities of course with my university studies – because there was something very important I learnt during my time at King’s, that it’s important to keep focused and above all to keep doing stuff."
Guillermo Luque Consuegra (King’s College Madrid. 2011)
"After King’s I went on to spend a year working at the British School of Beijing – where one of our Alicante school’s previous head teachers had also begun working. I was so grateful for this opportunity as it completely changed my future plans for studying, and generally my outlook on life.
I had always been interested in taking a gap year, but until I saw the advert for the job in Beijing, the right thing had never really come along. I had signed up to attend a university in the UK , but when I was presented with the idea of going away for a year, to a new country, experiencing a new culture, learning a new language, and of course earning some money … I jumped at the chance!
I studied hard and did really well in my A Levels, mainly thanks to my outstanding teachers, without whom I wouldn’t be where I am today. I actually performed better than expected and was able to re-apply to my dream university and this is really because of the hard work my English teacher Sophie Welsh and my History teacher, Graham Birrell, who both dedicated so much of their time to making sure we knew how to pass our exams and do so with confidence. Sophie completely revolutionised the subject of English for me, I had been really dejected about the subject but she made me see the life in each play script we read, despite our classes dreadful acting abilities, and we began acting out our plays, so that we ourselves could feel the emotions of the literature we were working with . With Sophie’s help I ended up writing coursework that I became really passionate about and that new found interest in the subject was a massive element to mine and our whole class’s success."
Krisha Ghandi (King’s College, Alicante. 2010)
"The most influential people whilst I was at King’s were without doubt Mr McNally, Mr Gray and Mr O´Connor. Their passion for what they did towards their respective subjects, the students and moreover the Sixth Form in general, is extremely inspiring and touching. Not only did these three individuals constantly motivate and encourage us, but they also showed their support and have guided students to the right path.
I have always been a very career focused individual and upon completing my studies at King’s , I moved to Bournemouth in the United Kingdom to start my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing at Bournemouth University. It was a four year degree, with the third year being a placement year (work experience).
When I first arrived in the UK, I realised how little working experience I held. I had worked part time as a tutor on my free evenings at King’s College, however it was miles away from what some of my peers had done. In order to catch up with them, I was determined to get involved in all sorts of activities and opportunities that would flourish my CV as well as my skill set. So once at university, and during my third year placement, I worked as a Junior Account Executive at Wunderman in Madrid as part of the Erasmus programme. It was an amazing opportunity, offering me the chance to work with many world-reknown clients such as Microsoft, Accenture, Nokia and Heineken to name but a few."
Neha Chetnani (King’s College Madrid. 2010)
"Initially I enrolled at the university to study Digital Media and Computing, making these life-changing choices though is not easy and after about 18 months in I realised that my passion lie in Law, so I was fortunate enough to be able to change courses and went on to study Law, eventually graduating in 2013. It was a steep learning curve for me and one which demanded a lot of time and effort on my part.
At university I took full advantage of the extra-curricular offerings and joined a number of different societies and teams, notably the UWE Bullets American Football team that won the Division title in my first year. This passion was sparked in me during my time at King’s where I often got involved in sports and activities outside of the standard classes.
During my time at the school I think the most influential person for me was Simon Wicks (now Head of Secondary at the school) He went above and beyond what any other teacher would do to make sure we were able to effectively complete the tasks at hand.
Since graduating from university, I now work in international business development for Capita in the UK as well as continuing with my sporting passions by teaching kickboxing at the weekends, the youngest member of my class being just four years old."
Max Glover (King’s College, Alicante. 2008)
"After finishing my GCSEs at King’College Saint Michael’s, I continued my education (A-Levels) in another city and later on graduated in Law LLB.
I love and cherish dearly the 2 years I spent in Saint Michael’s and consider my tutors as my adoptive parents. Saint Michael’s helped me in becoming who I am and I will forever be thankful for the most amazing memories and for the values that it taught me.
During my time at King’s, my Business Studies teacher Beverley Waite was the one whom I’d go to if I had any difficulty or just for a contagious laugh. Another teacher I will always remember is the Principal, Mr. Higgins, for his great memory with all the students’ names and mostly for always having the time for each single one of us.
I am now the Director of the legal and marketing department in a furniture and constructions business in Italy."
Diana Gafiatullina (King’s Saint Michael’s College. 2006)
"After completing my studies at King’s College I took a gap year, as I wanted to travel the world. My initial plan was to work 6 months and travel 6 months, but I ended up working the full 12 months. After my gap year, I moved back to my home country: Mexico, to study Economics as a major in Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
I felt like I had to give something back to Mexico, where opportunities are not the same for everyone, and I wanted to work to make it a better country.
The values instilled in me during my time at King’s played a crucial role in my thinking today. My teachers, such as Ms Baines, taught me the importance of economics, she showed what a powerful tool it was and she is the reason I studied the subject at university.
All of our teachers at school, pushed our limits, Mr. Grey, pushed me particularly to think harder, to keep a broad perspective and that there is no right or wrong in politics; the truth is generally more than meets the eye.
After completing my degree in Economics, I worked for 3 years at the Central Bank of Mexico and I am now studying an MBA at The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. I have only recently started my MBA and plan to graduate in June 2016, until then I plan to continue to do the things I love and love what I do, this was the passion that I learned from Ms. Coppola. Thanks to all my teachers for making my time at King’s so enthusing."
Mariana Castillo Lopez (King’s College Madrid. 2006)
"After leaving King’s I studied an Erasmus Double Degree exchange program with the UPM: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (2011-2013) and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden, Stockholm. This gave me access to a Swedish engineering degree in IT plus gave me the opportunity to learn Swedish, which was a mandatory element of my course. I also obtained an M.Sc in the same period in Software Engineering of Distributed Systems.
I always wanted to do an engineering degree, but I was never sure what element I liked. Luckily I landed in Telecommunications at the UPM where I was inspired by the activities on IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). These were organised by students which increased my desire to love my studies, and primarily engineering, from other similar students working on activities and workshops related to the field of study. I learned a lot, improved myself as a professional and at the same time developed the skill to be able to take the initiative on situations.
During my time at King’s there were a lot of influential people that I interacted with. The teachers that really gave me a great time where Paul McNally, Mr O’Connor and teachers from the Spanish Bachillerato like Angeles, Raquel, Pablo and Mr Ortega. All of them gave a lot of support and passion to see their students succeed in their future career."
Alberto Lorente Leal (King’s College Madrid. 2005)
"During my time at King’s College, I always felt supported and empowered by most of my teachers to do whatever I wanted and to fight for what I believed in. Particularly though, I would have to point out three, which had the most influence on me. Those were my History and English teachers (Mr. Anderson, Mr Grey and Mr McNally). Classes with them were not about memorising or completing assignments, it was about analysing concepts, arguments, statements, debating theories and having an opinion of my own. Those three stand out of the crowd because they would question you, they would push you to your limits but at the same time, they were always there for you after hours, to talk not only about school, but home and the future. Having teachers that make you think, question the traditional thinking and bring to the classroom current affairs topics, was inspirational.
After I left Kings, I went to study my BA in International History and International Politics at Keele University (UK) and straight after, my MA in Human Rights from UCL (UK). I discovered during my uni years my passion for development and humanitarian assistance, always through a human rights approach, so I decided to leave the UK to work in Jordan and Palestine, and then I went on to the Caribbean (Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, etc.) to practice as an aid worker and I have also worked for international NGOs (Progressio, ACTED and now Plan) and for governmental institutions (European Union) in Latin America and the Middle East."
Gloria Donate Ribagorda (King’s College Madrid. 2003)
"After leaving King’s College, I gained a place at Lancaster University to study for a BBA in European Management. The course and the university offered me an ideal setting to combine a Management degree with languages abroad.
I don’t think I ever thanked my teachers enough though at King’s College, for the support and passion that they offered me during my time at the school. This is not an exhaustive list, but special thanks to Mrs Coppolla for supporting my (sometimes very slow) French learning and also to Mr Gibbons for awakening in me an unexpected love for Maths. Our teachers were always there for us, even when we were no longer their students, particularly Mr Grey: Thank you.
I am now back in Madrid after 6+ years living in beautiful Dublin, which I called home after graduating from university. Throughout this time I have held different roles within Google, the specialists in Internet-related services, but who are probably most famous as being the world’s largest search engine. Balancing work with play, I’m also passionate about yoga and am currently writing and reading about this to enhance lifestyle."
Mireya Semelas (King’s College Madrid. 2001)
"After I left King’s College I studied a BBA in Business Administration with a year in industry at the University of Kent. After this I came back to Spain and was awarded the ICEX scholarship, which allowed me to study an MBA in International Commerce. A couple of years later I studied another Master’s Degree, this time in Marketing. In January 2011 I read my PhD in Historical and Legal Sciences at the University Rey Juan Carlos.
My biggest inspiration actually came in one of the worst days I remember at school. That day, I was told “the biggest regret you will always have, is not having tried and not giving your best every single time” ever since then I’ve tried again and again. I’m not always successful, but the fear of failing doesn’t stop me from working hard to achieve my goals. If you fail, you can always try again; but if you never try, you’ll always regret it. That was the lesson I learned that day and I will never forget it.
I had a lot of influential people during my time at King’s College: Mr. McNally, Mr. Howard, Mr Gray, Mr. Elliot, Mr McLaughlan, Sara, Ángeles. I’m pretty sure I’m leaving out a few names here! They all taught me the one thing that has made me who I am right now: the importance of hard work, sacrifice and overcoming difficulties to achieve your goals."
Lucas Calvo Pérez (King’s College Madrid. 2001)
"During my time at King’s it was the teachers who inspired me and helped open my eyes to the world.
My Maths teacher at the time, taught me more than just Maths and Chemistry, he showed me how important the people are around you. It was this which inspired me in my current career, where I now work as an Intensive Care Doctor in a private hospital in Madrid and in another private hospital in Barcelona."
Carmen Gijon Moreno (King’s College Madrid. 2000)
Sydney graduated from King’s College Soto de Viñuelas in 1985 and was accepted to the Conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam where he studied piano as a major and graduated in 1997.
"I was awarded with the ‘Kunstanjer’ prize for music. I gave concerts in the Netherlands, Indonesia and Poland amongst others. I also became an autodidactic painter and artist. I taught music at a high school in the Hague for some years and continued to explore the field of electronic music as well.
Being in the arts seemed natural to me, I then thought, and still do now, that it is one of the best ways I could somehow express my fascination for many things and perhaps even inspire others too. I am fascinated by science, mathematics and philosophy and how certain minds are capable of understanding the sheer impossible. My time at King’s College enhanced this and inspired my love of learning through the creative arts."
Sydney Sitters (King’s College Madrid. 1985)
"After leaving King’s College I spent a couple of years working at Radio Television Española as a production assistant on the programme “625 lineas” with José Antonio Plaza and Mayra Gomez Kemp. I was responsible for coordinating interviews with actors on US television shows being shown in Spain.
In 1980 I moved to Toronto, Canada and attended Seneca College’s Radio & Television Broadcasting programme, and worked for a television news channel as an editorial assistant. My King’s education made College much easier for me; I was much farther ahead than most of my classmates thanks to the diligent work of my teachers at King’s, despite any resistance to learn on my part!
I am currently the Executive Director of an organisation within Canada’s Department of Veterans Affairs called the Bureau of Pensions Advocates. Through 14 offices across the country, we provide legal representation to Veterans who want to appeal their pension and disability awards before a quasi-judicial tribunal."
Tony Saez (King’s College Madrid. 1980)