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As SA looks starts its 2021 harvest it has up to 65% of its 2020 crop still sitting in tanks
Bruce Jack on the devastating human and industry cost of Covid-19

Bruce Jack (1987G) has written a deeply personal account featured on The Buyer, of what it has been like on the front lines of the wine industry duri… More...

Christmas party for VUSA

The VUSA year ended on a high, with Bishops parents arranging a Christmas party for VUSA beneficiaries at Lutgensvale on Friday 28 November 2020. More...

Lending a helping hand | John Albertyn (1989S)

After visiting a fellow OD's farm in the Eastern Cape, John Albertyn (1989S) believed he could make a difference by acting as a "feed broker" and in s… More...

VUSA Academy & Browns' Gold Olive Oil

The generous Brownell family have donated some of their beautiful Browns' Gold Olive Oil to the VUSA Academy with 100% of proceeds supporting the VUSA… More...

VUSA Termly Newsletter

Click here to view the VUSA termly newsletter. VUSA began in 2001 as a part-time rugby programme for children in the Langa community, with Bishops pla… More...

VUSA update and family quiz night

VUSA will be hosting a family quiz night in the coming weeks in order to raise money for their feeding and academic programmes. More...

John McInroy (1999S) - Love With Both Hands

John has kindly made his latest book available to all. More...

Taming Oceans

Issue 5 of The Old Diocesan, feature: Cameron Bellamy (2000B) recently navigated his way, along with 5 other men, through Drake Passage in a rowboat. More...

Cameron Bellamy (2000B) completes The Impossible Row

In December 2019 Cameron Bellamy (2000B), along with 5 other rowers, navigated their way through Drake Passage. Never has this been done before in a s… More...

Unogwaja Challenge: developing education in South Africa

Colin Chaplin (1992O) has been selected to take part in the The Community Chest Unogwaja Challenge. The challenge was founded by fellow OD John McInro… More...

Michael Wright (2014B): Helping the Rhinos R1 at a time

On Monday 6 January Michael Wright (2014B) posted a picture on Instagram pledging to donate R1 for every like. On Wednesday 8 January the picture had … More...

Grant Paxton (1944F) says 99% of people only have their core breeding flock left and so they are run
South Africa's water crisis: Update

We as the OD Union call on any fellow ODs who are wanting to get involved or know of anyone who wants to help alleviate the current drought situation … More...

Vusa Rugby Academy: When last did you have a reason to high-five?

Should any of the Bishops community wish to support the VUSA Academy, please see this short (and uplifting) clip. More...

Cameron Bellamy (2000B). Photo:FB/Cameron Bellamy – Endurance Athlete
Cameron Bellamy (2000B) completes world record swim for 'Ubunye'

Cameron Bellamy (2000B) completed a 151.7km on Sunday from Barbados to St Lucia in the Caribbean, setting a record for the longest channel swim. More...

Got Enough Stuff? Use Your Birthday to Donate

Michael Hardy (1992O) says instead of buying another pair of socks for a friend's birthday, we can donate in four easy steps! More...

The Vusa Rugby Team
VUSA Rugby Development

What began as a part-time rugby programme for Prep teacher, Brendan Fogarty, is now an impactful community development organisation in Langa. More...

Steve Galloway crossing the Fish River
Steve Galloway (1974W) Cycles 4000km for Environmental Awareness

In a bid to promote E-powering and environmental awareness on his SunCycles e-bike, Galloway will peddle 4000 kms from the Orange River, to the north-… More...

Kyran Wright (2005G), OD Administrator, Nicole Durand and Kenneth Findlay (1978S)
Kyran Wright (2005G), Ken Findlay (1978S) and OD Administrator clean-up Zandvlei

On Sunday 14th October, Kyran Wright (2005G), OD Administrator, Nicole Durand and Prof. Kenneth Findlay (1978S) attended the Peninsula Canoe Club Inau… More...

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