This is not a typical school magazine. Designed to evoke the spirit of studying and living on the mountain, Aiglon Magazine brings the Aiglon experience to life in print. Our goal is not just to tell you what is happening at the school today but to embody who we are.
Winter | Spring 2020
School | Why there's nothing like the feeling of getting a parcel in the post
Mountain | Preparing the pistes - the team behind the secret life of the slopes
Ideas | Why lifelong friendship is the key to wellbeing
People | We meet the Aiglonians with a passion for flying high
Summer | Autumn 2019
School | Then and now: celebrating the 70th anniversary of Aiglon College
Mountain | Earning the Bouquetin - what it means to go above and beyond
Ideas | Aiglon parents face their own challenges. This is your survival guide
People | Fifty years on, Aiglon's women continue to blaze a global trail
School Dedication, creativity and a touch of magic: the role of the houseparent
Mountain Unpredictable. Transient. Magnificent. The allure of snow
Ideas How to succeed as a creative in the 21st century
People In 1971, a documentary filmmaker caught Aiglon's unique spirit on film
Issue 10 Volume 1
School Is the International Baccalaureate the future of education?
Mountain My time, your time. Alumni and their children compare notes.
Ideas The race to same the oceans is on, and Aiglonians are at the sharp end.
People Erudite, authentic and inspirational. Who was your mountain mentor?
Issue 9 Volume 1
School We find out what it takes to be a champion ski racer
Mountain Wind. Rain. Snow. Grit. Expedition is all about the power to endure
Ideas Good architecture is an expression of your values and way of life
People Six Aiglonians share their enthusiasm for all things automotive
Issue 8 Volume 1
School Service with a smile as students help out at Villars' refugee centres
Mountain Why the Torchlight Descent is still such a treasured moment
Ideas The year after: making the most of the moment you leave the mountain
People Three Aiglonians share their experience of the 2008 financial crash
Issue 7 Volume 1
School Rules, ranks and privileges: we present a history of Aiglon's rules of conduct.
People What makes a great leader? Aiglonians share their experiences.
Mountain We meet the students charged with the task of introducing the mountain.
Ideas Round Square: how founding member Aiglon has shaped its history.
Issue 6 volume 1
School Our unique educational ethos attracts HNWI
People Alumni world leaders in politics, business, and finance featured
Mountain Local treasures highlighted to induce readers to return to Switzerland
Ideas What drives the Art market? Leading collectors interviewed.
Issue 5 volumne 1
School Aiglonians relive their first week at school.
People Aiglonians are helping to drive economic transformation in Africa.
Mountain At Aiglon the ski journey starts, but where will it end?
Ideas Being an effective philanthropist in 2016 is interesting and challenging.
Issue 4 volume 1
School Do you remember your laundry number?
People Aiglonian entrepreneurs are at the forefront of new business successes.
Mountain Eating breakfast at 1,778 metres is a rare pleasure.
Ideas Life at a walking pace looks different, even when the walk is uphill.
Issue 3 Volume 1
School The hills are alive – with the sound of George Logie’s bagpipes.
People Four alumni filmmakers discuss the rise and rise of the long-form documentary.
Mountain Aiglon runs up the mountain, en masse, twice a year. Why? The challenge, of course.
Ideas Before there was a school, there was a dream: a dream of vitality.
Issue 2 Volume 1
School To mark Aiglon's 65th year, alumni and staff remember Aiglon's founder, John Corlette.
People Do you remember Mugerli's? Mr and Mrs Mugerli talk shop.
Mountain As the meadows around Aiglon explode into colour, we explore the enduring fascination of alpine flowers.
Ideas Where is home? In a house, a country, or just in your head?
Issue 1 Volume 1
School The Kalouti Observatory is helping Aiglonians bring astronomy to the world.
People What's on your Aiglon soundtrack? Six Aiglonians share their school songs.
Mountain When the first Aiglonians went up the mountain they used equipment barely recognisable to students today.
Ideas Since the beginning of recorded history, humans have pursued silence.