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    On-Demand
    We hope you enjoy this year's digital performance of The S3 Production; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

    During the World War II bombings of London, four English siblings are sent to a country house where they will be safe. One day Lucy find...
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    Our climate is changing, temperatures are rising and we are seeing more extreme weather events across the globe. Many countries and organisations are joining the race to net zero 2050 to limit global warming. All eyes are on the global climate con...
  • Monday, November 22, 2021 · 5:00 PM GMT
    In the second webinar of the Thriving Force Series, Emma will help us to discover the 8 blockers to self-care and enable us to find ways to develop self-care habits that stick.

    This will be a 30 minute, live webinar with Emma and Annie with an ac...
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set out in 2015 for the WHOLE world to meet by 2030. However with COVID-19, climate crisis, poverty, hunger, plastics... and this endless list of problems and challenges we can feel overwhelmed and ...
  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021 · 6:00 PM GMT
    We are delighted to welcome Peter Wright, Patron of The Green Team and Chief Executive Penny Radway. The Green Team helps young people to appreciate nature and care for our planet, whilst developing new skills and realising the wellbeing benefits ...
  • Monday, November 1, 2021 · 1:00 PM GMT
    Come and join us at lunchtime to listen to our remarkable panel of speakers who will share their experiences of the workplace, offering insight into how far women have come, and discuss how true parity can be achieved in their sectors and society ...
  • Thursday, October 28, 2021 · 7:00 PM BST
    The Biannual Governors Meeting with Parents will take place as a Webinar on the evening of 28 October at 7pm.

    The Chair of Governing Council, Mr Roddy MacLennan, will be hosting the first of this year’s online open meetings which will be based ...
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 · 5:00 PM BST
    'Why Self-Care is Vital to Thriving' is the first webinar in a three part series, The Thriving Force, on GWC Plus.

    Join Emma to discover what self-care is and all about the self-care paradox. Emma will also talk to us about what gets in the way...
  • On-Demand
    With a focus on "Womens' Leadership in the Healthcare Sector", we were delighted to welcome Dr Rabinder Buttar to this year's Business Breakfast which was held as a hybrid event.

    Rabinder Buttar is President of Clintec International Limited, a...
  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    The Government committed in 2019 to reduce the UK’s greenhouse emissions to Net Zero by 2050. And, under the Climate Change Act (2008), we have a trajectory of legally binding 5-year “carbon budgets” to get there. We were the first major economy i...
  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021 · 6:15 PM BST
    We are delighted to welcome Professor Sue Black, Baroness Black of Strome, to give this year's Caritas Lecture. Professor Black will discuss the development of the discipline of forensic anthropology in the UK and how it is currently employed in ...
  • On-Demand
    We were delighted to welcome Eva Cains, Head of Climate Change Strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, to speak to S6 on the relationship between finance, investment and climate change.

    Eva discussed the importance around our choices and actio...
  • Monday, November 22, 2021 · 5:00 PM GMT
    In the second webinar of the Thriving Force Series, Emma will help us to discover the 8 blockers to self-care and enable us to find ways to develop self-care habits that stick.

    This will be a 30 minute, live webinar with Emma and Annie with an ac...
  • Monday, November 22, 2021 · 5:00 PM GMT
    In the second webinar of the Thriving Force Series, Emma will help us to discover the 8 blockers to self-care and enable us to find ways to develop self-care habits that stick.

    This will be a 30 minute, live webinar with Emma and Annie with an ac...
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 · 5:00 PM BST
    'Why Self-Care is Vital to Thriving' is the first webinar in a three part series, The Thriving Force, on GWC Plus.

    Join Emma to discover what self-care is and all about the self-care paradox. Emma will also talk to us about what gets in the way...
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 · 5:00 PM BST
    'Why Self-Care is Vital to Thriving' is the first webinar in a three part series, The Thriving Force, on GWC Plus.

    Join Emma to discover what self-care is and all about the self-care paradox. Emma will also talk to us about what gets in the way...
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    As part of our 150 year anniversary celebrations for the GWC Ladies' College, this webinar will tell the story of a remarkable pioneer in Scottish art education and the man behind the first GWC Ladies' College banner.
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    As part of our GWC Ladies' College 150 year anniversary celebrations, this webinar will cover the establishment of George Square and its changing face and place in society and education.
  • On-Demand
    George Watson’s College is your new local Community Sport Hub, open to the whole community regardless of age or ability.

    Let’s make the most of life after lockdown and enjoy better health and wellbeing as well as make new friends!

    Come to the Vi...
Dialogues
  • On-Demand
    During this webinar you will discover why New Year Resolutions relating to self-care usually fail and what to do differently to succeed. We will focus on the physical, emotional and mental self-care habits that are key to thriving - so by the end ...
  • On-Demand
    This webinar examines what is purpose and why is it critical if you want to thrive in life?

    We will answer that question during this webinar and look at the 5 key steps to discovering and implementing purpose in your life and at work.

  • On-Demand
    We were delighted to welcome Sukai Miller, class of 1998, to our Twilight Talks. Sukai joined us from Strasbourg to discuss her career, starting with her time at Watson's, through the motivations/background that have shaped her decisions along the...
  • On-Demand
    Emma Bell has spent the past 3 years travelling over 35,000 miles around the world to interview some of the world's most resilient people to understand the key strategies we can all apply to thrive. In this webinar, Emma will share the key practic...
  • On-Demand
    Emma Bell has spent the past 20 years coaching, mediating and facilitating conflict in the workplace. Emma has found there are 3 key steps to building rapport, making an impact and seeking to influence in relationships. By the end of the webinar y...
  • On-Demand
    Our first Twilight Talk of the 2020 - 2021 Session was a truly inspiring and fascinating webinar with guest speakers Claire Urquhart & Marjorie Lofti Gill, Co-founders of 'Open Book'. Claire and Marjorie speak thoughtfully on the 'who', the 'what...
Global
  • Thursday, September 9, 2021 · 6:00 PM BST
    In partnership with ACSS (the African and Caribbean Society of Scotland), we are running a webinar complete with Q&A with guest speaker Camille London-Miyo MBE on how to raise an anti-racist child. The webinar is full of scenarios and suggestions ...
  • On-Demand
    This symposium examines the historical legacy of George Watson whose financial legacy, left on his death in 1723 to the stewardship of the Merchant Company of Edinburgh, made possible the foundation of George Watson’s Hospital in 1742.

    It is now ...
  • On-Demand
    In June 2020, the Principal made an important statement about the School's commitment to combating racism. Since then various individuals and groups in the School have been addressing aspects of our heritage and current practice and developing way...
Arts
  • On-Demand
    Whilst we were unable to hold our traditional events held at St Giles' Cathedral, at Polwarth Church or our Assembly Hall, we hope to bring some Christmas cheer to your home with our online Christmas music event. If you were unable to join us fo...
Welcome to George Watson's College Plus, our digital events platform. A space for us to connect with each other and to bring together our pupils, their families, our staff, former pupils and the wider world through digital events and communication.

Our online events are a blend of live streaming of key school events, webinars and meeting style symposiums. Our webinars are designed for you to watch and listen, with the opportunity to pose questions. Our meeting style events and online gatherings are intended for you to engage with and actively participate in. All events will be recorded and made available on-demand where possible.
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