Notable Queens' Alumni

Many Queens' students go on to excel in their chosen careers and leave their mark on the world. Of the many Queens' alumni who have made contributions to all aspects of modern life, a selection are listed below. (Please note this list is a work in progress and should by no means be considered exhaustive).

  • Politics & Government
  • Law
  • The Arts
  • Film & Television
  • Science
  • Business, Economics & Maths
  • Theology & Religion
  • Sport

Politics & Government

Law

The Arts

Film & Television

Science

Business, Economics & Maths

Theology & Religion

Sport

  • George Band OBE, mountaineer (1929-2011)
  • Mike Gibson MBE, rugby player, Ireland and British & Irish Lions
  • Gamini Goonesena, captain of Sri Lankan cricket team (1931-2011)
  • Simon Harris, Boat Race umpire
  • Fiona Hughes, Olympic Cross-Country skier 2010
  • James Horwill, rugby player, Australia captain
  • Jamie Roberts, rugby player, Wales and British & Irish Lions
  • Walter Robins, captain of the English cricket team (1906-1968)
  • John Spencer, rugby player, England captain, British & Irish Lions
  • Ruby Tew (2021), rower, New Zealand Olympian at Tokyo 2020
  • Grace Prendergast MZNM (2021), rower, New Zealand Olympic Champion at Tokyo 2020