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This May, the first ever Woodstock Alumni Artist Residency will take place at Woodstock School's campus! The residency is a collaboration between Woodstock’s Centre for Imagination, Art Department, Alumni Department, and the Woodstock Artist Affinity Group, and is accepting applications from visual artists who are alumni or former staff of Woodstock...

Next weekend will mark another milestone for Woodstock School during the Covid-19 pandemic. When students arrive on Sunday, 27 February, it will be the third time we have reopened campus since March 2020. The difference this semester is that it is the first time we look forward to inviting all...

Glenn Conrad has been honoured as a Distinguished Alumnus of Woodstock School for a lifelong achievement in philanthropy and voluntary service. A 1968 graduate of Woodstock, Glenn arrived in India as a one year old child whose parents, a doctor and a nurse, began service at Dhamtary Christian Hospital in...

Ajai Thandi, Class of 2009, gave up his corporate career as an investment banker to co-found one of India’s most popular coffee brands, Sleepy Owl Coffee. In this interview, Ajai shares how Woodstock School’s holistic educational approach helped him develop strong self analysis and multi-dimensional thinking skills. He fondly remembers...

On Saturday, 11 December 2021, we witnessed the return of the Festival of Ideas, a Woodstock School institution which enables students to showcase their projects and talents to the wider community. The event is an initiative of the Centre for Imagination (CFI), Woodstock's dedicated interdisciplinary space, where students can pursue...

  WOSA Asia’s formation last year has provided some much-needed encouragement for many alumni groups and networks in different regions to re-engage and strengthen their communities. One effort that we are quite excited to see building up, is from Bhutan. The alumni body from Bhutan is small, but represents a strong...

Woodstock hosted its second annual virtual college fair this year which consisted of ​​a series of 5 fairs between Aug. 18 and Sept. 22. Various representatives from Canada, United Kingdom, United States, India, and Spain joined us through zoom with plenty of enthused students, marking a successful event. The fair commenced...

It’s always exciting to see how our alumni community are finding new ways to reconnect with one another. Over the past few months, a few alumni artists from our community got together to brainstorm forming an Arts Affinity Group. An Alumni Affinity Group is any group of alumni, staff, and friends...

Yasmin Padamsee Forbes, alumni from the class of 1987, shares her wonderful stories of travelling and change among the world with us. Having experience in sustainable tourism, human rights, and global development, Yasmin has developed a respectable career in serving people through representation and aid. She continues to create a...

Saturday, 30 October, was Worldwide Woodstock Day, our annual celebration for everyone in the school community, wherever they are in the world. In a typical year, alumni gather together in far-flung places across the globe, to mark their time in the Himalayan foothills and celebrate their shared Woodstock experiences. There is...

Summary: 2021 Virtual Reunion    Sharon Seto '79, Reunion Committee Chair  Over the weekend of July 30 - August 1, 2021, over 900 alumni, former and current staff, parents, and friends gathered for FWS/WOSA’s first, and hopefully not last, virtual reunion. We gathered Together Again in Parker Hall from 39 countries and every...