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Where are they now?

At IVC, we recognise that you, our alumni, have gone on to have amazing lives and careers, taking you across the world to reach your goals, gaining families along the way. Through our increasing connections, we have been able to produce a document titled “Where are they now?” which details the biographies of some of our alumni members. This is not only incredibly interesting, but it is extremely useful for current students. It enables them to see what other people have achieved beyond College, therefore providing them with a passion to pursue their own dreams.

Alumni Profiles

Here you can read some of our alumni stories, and if you would like to submit your own piece for inclusion, please email

  • Terry Deane

    Business Owner; CEO of Oobi Baby Ltd, Australia

    Terry completed his education at IVC then left to conduct further study at West Herts College before moving into the creative services industry. He started out his career in London at WCRS, working on projects for TV, radio and poster campaigns. In 1997, Terry moved to Sydney, Australia to run the new Creative Services Department at DDB in the city, and then later as a Director at Publicis Mojo. Now he is CEO and Co-owner of Sydney children's clothing label, Oobi.

    In his life so far, Terry has acknowledged working long hours, but he also makes time to travel to fascinating places, including Tokyo. He has had two marriages and one son, as well as taking part in sport and art in equal measure.

    A Piece of Advice
    “1. Start keys/wallet/phone check every morning before you’re 45
    2. Take a few risks
    3. Buy an umbrella from James Smith & Sons
    4. Be an adventurous eater but pass on the sheep soup in Qingdao”.