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Jeremy Lubbock and Kevin Smuts (2004O)
Kevin Smuts (2004O) takes home Best Music Score

On Saturday 16 January, the IDA Documentary Awards took place and Kevin took home the Best Music Score for his work on My Octopus Teacher. More...

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...

John with the Diocesan ColIege pennant, in 1978, in the Arctic.
John Hueton (1947G; PM 1948) - A true son of Bishops

John, the secretary for the Canada Branch of the ODU in 1976; and in 1989, served in that capacity for an uninterrupted period of 42 years, celebrated… More...

ODs International Cross Country Team Storm to Their Best-Ever Finish

The 68th annual Thames Hare & Hounds Cross Country Alumni race was virtual this year but the results are real. More...

Studying Abroad

The OD union would like to congratulate the following students who via the University Abroad program has been accepted to some of the top Universities… More...

UK Branch Newsletter January 2021
January 2021 UK ODU Newsletter

Read about the UK branch's plans for 2021, an extraordinarily generous OD, the stellar performance of the international OD cross-country team, how La… More...

The ODU in 2020: Wilbur Van Niekerk

ODU Chairman of 2020, Wilbur Van Niekerk (1985K), sat down with digital community coordinator Jeremy Ryall (2014F) to discuss how the year has gone fr… More...

Thames Hare & Hounds 2020

The ODU has a chance to beat the best UK alumni cross country teams on 13th December. Compete In The World's Oldest Alumni Cross Country Competition More...

OD involved in SA v England series

Congrats to Andy Pycroft (1973F) on being selected as Match Referee for the SA vs England which took place over the course of last weekend and this we… 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...

Bristol Bears manager Nick Fenton-Wells
What Does A Team Manager Do In Rugby?

Nick Fenton-Wells (2004F) sat down with the new rugby podcast show, FAB Rugby, this past week to talk about his new role as the Bristol Bear's team ma… More...

Photo: Kym Clayton Photography
Ryan Julius (2013K): Playing in the Hoofdklasse

On Friday 6 November Jeremy Ryall (2014F) sat down with the former Bishops 1st XI coach to find out how the moved to Holland has been during the globa… More...

Q&A with John Brett Gardner (1948G)

In June 2013 the 11th Principal of the College, John Gardener, answered a few questions curated by a group of then Bishops students. The Q&A offers gr… More...

UK Monthly Newsletters | The last of 2020 (November)

The final (November) UK newsletter of the year can be viewed here, curated by Nicky Bicket (1973F). More...

Daniel Tate (2016G): 2021 Bishops Rhodes Scholar

We congratulate Daniel Tate (2016G) on being selected as the 2021 Bishops Rhodes Scholar. More...

Thames hare & hounds alumni associations cross-country

Are you in the UK this December? Find out how to register for the 67-year-old race, which is now called The International Thames Hare & Hounds cross-c… More...

Iain Derrick (1985W) Swims for Charity

Iain impressively participated in the Channel Relay Swim last month. He raised money for ASPIRE, a charity that helps people with spinal cord injuries… More...

The Butcher of Rosebank - Jon Abbott (1951S)

Jon's new book looks at Dr Wynne Lieberthal, The Butcher of Rosebank. The book describes the life of South African's worst-ever surgeon, according to … More...

1977 OD House Golf Challenge

School House came out victorious in the 11th edition of the 1977 OD House Golf Challenge. The challenge took place in Hermanus on the weekend of 2 Oct… More...

How the mighty are aged - the class of 1990 30th reunion

Just before the restrictions were renewed, the Class of 1990 (UK) at the end of last month squeezed in a family weekend to celebrate their 30th reunio… More...

Craig Fosters' (1985F) documentary takes home top prize

My Octopus Teacher has secured the top prize at the 2020 Jackson Wild Media Awards. More...

Daniel Tate (2016G) Nominated for Rhodes Scholarship – 2021

Daniel has been nominated for the Diocesan College and Partner Schools Rhodes Scholarship – 2021. More...

WATCH: Out Of The Blue with John Dobson (1985K)

There was much excitement around the long-awaited return of The Stormers being back in action this past weekend. Tank Lanning (1989S) caught up with J… More...

10 Lessons I Learned on My Journey from Childhood Cancer Fighter to Adult Cancer Survivor

10 Lessons I Learned on My Journey from Childhood Cancer Fighter to Adult Cancer Survivor. Robin Cox (1971G) tells his story of overcoming cancer of t… More...

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