On Friday lunchtime we set off for the annual Haileybury MUN conference, with sixteen pupils all ready to start debate and meet up with old friends. Thalia and Meera were invited to the conference as guest chairs and showed an impressive understanding of the debate procedure. Having prepared thoroughly beforehand Stevie, Josh, Pippa and Nikolai…

On Saturday 11 March 2017 we took three delegations to the City of London MUN conference.  Although a couple of experienced Hague veterans attended, largely this was an opportunity for less experienced delegates, several attending their first conference. The day started with a particularly interesting key note address given by James Robbins, the BBC’s chief…

As the mass drummers and horn players left the World Forum theatre Royal Russell students could start to look back on another very successful THIMUN conference. Peter continued to play a large role as a journalist in the media team and ended up writing four full page articles during the week. Georgia and Aisha were…

Royal Russell students have made a great start to the 49th annual Hague Model United Nations conference. After a good trip over, stopping off in Amsterdam to have a tour of the Van Gogh museum, the students arrived in The Hague on Sunday evening. Monday was spent lobbying and all of our 16 India delegates…

The Royal Russell delegates representing USA won the outstanding delegation award at Benenden MUN. As always the Benenden students organised an excellent one day conference with many top schools represented. We provided one chair – Aisha – who again chaired with real professionalism. Our delegates had a great day. We had two delegations representing USA and…

Royal Russell sent 2 delegations and 5 chairs down the road to the 2nd annual Croydon High MUN conference. It was really nice that we could help Croydon High by lending them our placards and flags and providing 5 students to chair in their committees. Timone, Pippa, Meera, Rolanda and Josh, looked after their committees confidently…

Whilst Royal Russell was a hive of activity for Open Morning on Saturday 24th September, nine of our pupils snuck away and attended Reigate Grammar’s 20th Model United Nations Conference. The team was a mixture of old hands and new delegates but everyone rose to the challenge and debated diplomatically and constructively. Among the debate…

Royal Russell Students celebrate 70th Anniversary of first UN General Assembly Four Royal Russell students attended the World AIMS MUN conference this week on the 70th Anniversary of the very first General Assembly. To add to the occasion the conference was held at the Methodist Hall in Westminster which also hosted the GA in 1946….

Last weekend saw another successful conference for Royal Russell MUN delegates with twenty two pupils attending Haileybury College’s 25th annual conference. The cold and windy weather didn’t put our pupils off when getting fully immersed into lobbying and debate and it certainly didn’t put any off attending the beach themed disco! We left the conference with…

Fourteen pupils descended on City of London School for their annual model UN conference on Saturday.  After a short period of lobbying, the opening ceremonies commenced, including a very interesting key note speech, given by Gadi Zohar, the former military service head of civil administration in Gaza, and a member of the Israeli negotiation contingent…

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