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English Girls College in Alexandria, Egypt
Do you know someone who graduated from the E.G.C. that turned out to be a famous personality?If so, please add a comment below with the name and year they graduated, and a brief introduction on why this person is famous.
I often get email mistking my web site for others. One of those is the EGC where I used to go to school as a kid, and have a few pages on it. Here is another instance of mistaking my web site for the EGC web site. Names withheld of course.
Dear Mrs. Enaam [Eldafraway, headmistress], I wrote to you on the first of June06 , about sending mydaughter [...] all document specially her 'BirthdayCertificat', and I have forward £10-00 Egyptian £ to pay for thecosts that you can kindly sent all the Documents by post 'RecordedDeleviery'. Please note that I also the same time wrote to 'Alsassr[El Nassr = EBS] College', to Mr. [...], and he is kindlly have sent back allthe Documents belonging to my two Son's [...] And [...]. Please I willwait to hear from you , and sorry if I have caused any problemes?!.Yours truly[...]
Yessin Ashmawy was in the E.G.C. from 1973 to 1982. This is the picture from his Prep 3 class. I recognize Mr. Wali on the left.
The following pictures are provided by E.G.C. alumni who visit our web sites and like to share photos with the rest of us.If you have class photos, or pictures from events at the school, or of its building and facilities, please share them by contacting us.
People send me a lot of feedback on the EGC pages.Here are some selected messages.
I'm an ex-EGC graduated in the year 1989,after 4 years in Faculty of Commerce i worked as an English teacher in EGC in junior one.Ofcourse EGC now is completely different [becoming worse], i worked there for 5 years[from 94to 99]I'm realy proud of being educated there but now i can't choose it for my daughters,i realy feel sorry for my school because as you know they used to teach us loyalty before anything. At the end i just want to thank you ,you are realy doing a great job.
It is satisfying to see that people who stumble on this page are nostalgic about their days in E.G.C.
The following are some links that may be of interest to you.
Here are some tips for trying to locate your ex-E.G.C. friends and colleagues, or even teachers and staff.First, try the Links and Resources page. There are many commerical sites that have a section on E.G.C., but their coverage is spotty.If you a relatively recent graduate, then contact your ex-colleagues. It is fairly easy to do so since not a lot of time has passed If you have graduated decades ago, like me, you can do the following:
The acronym E.G.C. used to stand for English Girls College.
Before you start laughing and say what are boys doing in a girls' school, let me tell you some history.
This web page has several photos from the E.G.C. (El Nasr Chatby College or E.C.C.) from the 1960s. Can you identify anyone there? The photo below are from the E.G.C. class of 1966! Click on the picture for a larger view. Left to Right. Unknown persons are marked by a - sign. Those that we are not sure of are identified by (?) following their name. Nicknames are enclosed by ()
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