Jack Pead: Ivanhoe Grammar School (2006), Senior Business Development Manager

Jack Pead started at Ivanhoe Grammar School in Melbourne in Grade 5. He graduated in 2006 and in that year, served as Captain of School. Jack was deeply influenced by the philosophy of Ivanhoe which has been a part of Round Square since 1996. That philosophy, centred on character and experiential learning, has helped inform his worldview in the areas of adventure, the environment, and particularly his love of international and intercultural learning. This in turn has helped shape Jack’s personal and professional life.

Vihaan Agarwal wins the 2023 Kurt Hahn Prize with a remarkable invention

Today would have been the 137th birthday of Kurt Hahn, the man whose ideas about education inspired the creation of Round Square. To mark the occasion, we are delighted to announce the winner of our annual Kurt Hahn Prize, which recognises exceptional acts of service to others. The 2023 prize will be presented to Vihaan Agarwal from The Shri Ram School, Aravali, in India, who invented a glove that assists partially paralysed people to communicate through small finger movements using sensors to facilitate rudimentary sign language.

Peter Royce: Ivanhoe Grammar School (2006), Senior Project Manager at Gallagher Jeffs

Peter Royce, an Ivanhoe Grammar School alumnus (2006), was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He completed his undergraduate degree in Project Management at RMIT and his postgraduate degree in Construction Law at the University of Melbourne. He is now working as a Senior Project Manager at Gallagher Jeffs. In his spare time, Peter volunteers as President of 300 Blankets, a not-for-profit charity that “provides caring warmth of friendship and material and food support to people experiencing homelessness in Victoria.”