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Allan Chen, a passionate award-winning classical and film composer, is currently representing South Africa in the intern… More...

It is with deepest sadness and profound regret that we announce the death of Colin Yorke, presenter of Matins. He passed… More...

Read about the branch's plans for 2022 and everything that is happening in the UK. More...

Digby Thornewill (1960G) passed away on 8th December after a long battle with cancer More...

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. More...

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ODs Around the World

Allan X. Chen (2011F)

Allan Chen, a passionate award-winning classical and film composer, is currently representing South Africa in the international WorldVision Composers Contest and he needs your vote… More...

Lionel Goetz (1958G - left) and Alan Ramsay (1960F - right) met up with James van Niekerk (2015W) at the Lekkerwater Bea… More...

The UK OD golfers took on the Old Haileyburians for the fourth annual derby. Trailing at the start, we lost this match a… More...

Award-winning music composer, Grant McLachlan featured on a BBC Radio 4 programme recently. Listen to the broadcast here… More...

Greg Mills (1979O) reports on the NATO troops that prepare to leave Afghanistan in the face of a Taliban surge. More...

Reunions & Friends

The Cape Town “branch” of the Class of '60 recently held their annual lunch More...

Lionel Goetz (1958G - left) and Alan Ramsay (1960F - right) met up with James van Niekerk (2015W) at the Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in De Hoop recently More...

Paul Cannon (1954S) reported on a recent lunch with four of his School friends More...

Branch News

January 2022 UK ODU Newsletter

Read about the branch's plans for 2022 and everything that is happening in the UK. More...

On Saturday 11th December 2021 was the 69th annual Thames Hare & Hounds UK Alumni Associations' cross country race and the UK ODU's sixth consecutive … More...

The ODU Committee has resolved to expand the French branch into a “Europe” branch, under the secretaryship of Simon Burrow (1968,F). More...

Passing of Friends

Colin Yorke

It is with deepest sadness and profound regret that we announce the death of Colin Yorke, presenter of Matins. He passed away peacefully in the early hours of the morning on 13th J… More...

Digby Thornewill (1960G) passed away on 8th December after a long battle with cancer More...

Rollo died aged 88 at his home in Somerset West on 8th October 2021. More...

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021, Sikhona Junior Sidzumo, passed away peacefully in his sleep in Johannesburg, Gauteng. More...

Ian Bekker (Beks), died peacefully in Knysna on Tuesday 12 October 2021.   More...

Giving Back

Thank you to everyone who has supported the VUSA Rugby and Learning Academy this year. More...

A short but much needed rugby season comes to an end. Watch VUSA Rugby Academy's last match of the season at Bishops. More...

Bishops Big Ideas Group need help running a cricket workshop for underprivileged children in Dunoon. More...

ODU Event News

The Medical 10 is an annual funrun/walk for health professionals which started in 1978 to show their patients that they practice what they preach. More...

The first IIOFF International Golf Challenge for all our OD branches - runs until the 25th October. More...

Our final IIOFF fundraiser for the year is an online auction until the 22nd October. More...

School News

One of the tragedies of Covid has been the loss of school sport. Today we were privileged to watch two teams of schoolboy rugby players fearlessly exp… More...

Premier Interschools brings you the best SA schools rugby derbies live! More...

Andrew Stokker & Russell Drury are tackling the Transbaviaans MTB challenge and hoping to raise funds for Cupcakes of Hope whilst doing so.  More...

Heritage: Archives & History

Our heartiest congratulations to the School Archivist, Dr Paul Murray, who has been awarded the Colenso Visitorship to St John's College, Cambridge fo… More...

1966 Senior surfing team. Left to right: Peter Whipp; Mike Godfrey; Edward Godfrey and Piers Pittard

The first ever Cape Province Interschool's Surfing contest in 1966. More...

Luke Scott's Design, built by Naumann Construction.

This photograph was taken this morning. The way it has been designed, and built, make The Mitre one of the school's iconic structures. More...

General

We're calling on ODs in the solar energy space in/around Cape Town to assist us in getting our office (The MItre) off the grid and sustainable.  More...

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of 1966 matric classmate David Willoughby Abbott. (1966S). More...

Applications for the Bishops Rhodes Scholarship

Bishops Alumni - application for the Bishops Rhodes scholarship More...

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