What is AROPS
AROPS is open to representatives of all school alumni societies and provides a forum for the exchange of views and the sharing of experiences in running alumni organisations.
Members represent a wide range from small prep schools to the top UK public schools.
St Benedict’s School, Ealing W5 2ES – Tuesday 7 March 2017
A second meeting at St Benedict’s was held on 7 March when a number of topics including Data Protection, Events and Fees were discussed. Click here for a report.
St Paul's School Barnes - 18 January 2017
We were pleased to welcome 16 AROPS Representatives to St Paul’s School for the first London Regional Meeting of the year. Peter Jakobek, Chairman, welcomed the delegates and Tim Cunis introduced Professor Mark Bailey the High Master of St Paul’s welcomed us to the School.
Click here for a report of the meeting.
Eton College - 15 June 2016
Representatives in West London attended a meeting sat the Old Etonian Association, Eton college. Fifteen members representing 10 different schools discussed such items as: societies within an alumni association; social media; retail products; events; London venues; and publicatons. The afternoon ended with a tour of Eton College Chapel and the Museum of Eton Life.
St Benedict’s School, Ealing W5 2ES – Thursday 10 March 2016
The London Region had a lively meeting at St Benedict’s in March where topics included the use of Cloud computing/virtual office systems; access to school databases; and updating memoranda and articles of association. Click here for the full report.
Haileybury, Hertfordshire on 8 September 2015
Haileybury were kind hosts of the London area meeting in September where representatives discussed such topics as the benefits of running sports events, merging and changing society names, the best use of social media and the advantages of using Mailchimp and Eventbrite. Click here for Jan Butler’s report.
St Paul’s Boys School, Barnes on 25 February 2015
There was an impressive turnout at the London Region meeting at St Paul’s School, Barnes, this year and lively discussions on such topics as the best time to engage recent leavers; successful events for younger members; and suggestions for suitable venues for events in London. Click here for the full report.
The London Region covers the centre of London and an area extending to the M25.
The inaugural meeting was held at Tiffin School in Kingston-upon-Thames in April 2013 where topics included:
· Alumni clubs and development offices
· Recruiting to sports teams
· Recruiting committee members
· Data protection
Click here to see the full report
Further London meetings will be held at:
· The Priory, Ealing in March 2016
· Eton College on 15 June 2016
Invitations will be posted here nearer the date and sent out by email.
26 April 2017
Midlands Networking: Rugby School, Rugby
13 May 2017
AROPS Conference: Prior Park College, Bath
14 June 2017
London Area Networking: Eton College
22 June 2017
East Midlands Networking: Trent College, Nottingham
12 October 2017
AROPS AGM, Queen's Gate School, South Kensington, London
Regional meetings are also open to non-members