From the President...

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Dear Wellesley sisters,

A warm welcome to the UK!

The Wellesley Club UK, based in London, is one of the College’s largest alumnae groups outside the US. Many of us work in the City, but you can also find us in technology, the arts, academia, law, fashion, and FMCG and giving our time to not-for-profit organizations. Many are mothers with years of experience guiding children through the British educational system. Like London, we are multi-cultural, multi-lingual, dynamic and inspiring.

So whether you’re after advice on the practical matters of being an expat here and settling into a new home, guidance on your next career move or further studies, tips on enjoying London or would just want to make new friends, the Club is here for you.

We have an active program of events* throughout the year including regular drinks evenings (Wellesley in the West End), careers panel discussions, the expat tax/finance matters series, cultural outings, lectures from Wellesley professors, joint activities with the Seven College Conference, young alum brunches, community service days and our Annual Thanksgiving celebration. And of course we support the College with outreach on admissions and juniors studying abroad. The Club is always happy to welcome new volunteers and ideas.

When you arrive, be sure to update the College and send me an email so we can meet for tea! We look forward to welcoming you in person.

Yours sincerely,
Audrey Mandela '80

* Most events are free, and we operate a “choose-your-own dues” scheme.