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A brief history of the ODU - looking back on 125 years

The OD Union celebrates 125 years of existence. School Archivist, Dr Paul Murray gives us a deep insight into what life was like back then and the rea… More...

Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim community More...

Hendry (Hennie) Andrews
Henry Andrews 1965-2021

Hendry (Hennie) Andrews, who was a Bishops Prep staff member for 32 years, passed away suddenly on the 13th of April 2021. More...

My Octopus Teacher Reaps the Awards

My Octopus Teacher, continues to win awards in the film and entertainment industry, receiving best documentary at the Baftas on Sunday (11th April) More...

Bishop's 3rd XV rugby team of 1951
A unique record worthy of recognition

P154 of March 2012 Archives: The Bishop's 3rd XV rugby team of 1951 achieved a unique record playing some dozen matches scoring 352 points with none a… More...

Frank Reid, Founder of the OD Union
The Old Boys Union Formed - Looking back on 125 years

Celebrating 125 years of a Union this month (April 2021) we take a look back in time to where it all began... More...

Brendan Jenman (1990B) on Project 2020
Project 20/20 Explained

Brendan Jenman (1990B) explains "Project 20/20", an initiative to enable the implementation of the 2025 ODU Strategy and to organise the ODU to achiev… More...

Mark Shuttleworth (1991W)
Mark Shuttleworth: Interview

Mark Shuttleworth (1991W) sat (virtually) with Sumit Sharma to discuss his life's work and legacy; with some compelling insights. More...

Project 20/20 Outcomes Documentation

The outcomes of the Project 20/20 Change Management program are published in this article. You are required to login to review the documents. More...

UK Newsletter April 2021

This month the Old Diocesans Union celebrates its quasquicentennial, which as every Founders boy will tell you, is its 125th anniversary. More...

The OD Golf Club hosts its first event

Cole Cruickshank (2015G) took home the first OD Golf Club championship of the year; hosted on Sunday 28 March 2021, at the Royal Cape Golf Club. More...

Ryan Seegers (1998B) | 1980-2021

Ryan passed away this weekend following complications from a heart valve infection. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his mother, Clodagh and sister … More...

Kevin Smuts (2004O) on My Octopus Teacher Oscar nomination

Kevin's score for My Octopus Teacher took home the best score at the International Documentary Awards earlier this year. On March 15 the film was nomi… More...

OD Business Directory Collaboration Success

Hillingdale Capital (Haydn Hammond 1990B) and Elk Advisory (Greg Elk 2007M) have successfully joined forces, thanks to the OD Professional Forum Pleas… More...

Lukhanyo Neer (2008B) appointed new Heavy Chef Foundation Chairmain

The Heavy Chef Foundation was established in 2019 to provide access to learning for disconnected entrepreneurs. Heavy Chef was founder by OD Fred Roed… More...

Five Books by Peter Elliott (1967W)

Peter Elliott (1967W) has recently produced a new book, Thomas Muir: 'Lad O'Pairts'. Peter is speaking at an OD drinks reception in London in July. Fi… More...

Chris Mann (1965O) | 1948 - 2021

Chris passed away on Wednesday 10 March surrounded by his family in his home Makhanda, Eastern Cape. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family duri… More...

Lieutenant Hector Wanliss (1979S) honoured for his service to the disadvantaged | Archives

OD Vice-president Brian de Kock (1952O) has brought this award to the ODU's attention, which was awarded in 2016 to Hector. More...

Rogues' Gallery | Nick Dall (1999B)

Nick looks at the biggest skelms to grace our (un)fair shores, showing that dodgy dealings have been a national pastime for as long as South African h… More...

ODU Newsletters

All ODU Newsletters sent out by the OD Office, can be found here. From January 2018 to the present More...

Sunflower Fund Donor Day

Bishops are hosting their inaugural Sunflower Fund Donor Day on Thursday 18 March. Click here to find out how you can register. More...

Happy 90th birthday to our patron

The 10th March marked the 90th birthday of the ODU patron, Mr Raymond Ackerman. Dr Paul Murray has written a short tribute to the great man. More...

10 Tips for Effective Mentoring from the global experts | Robin Cox (1971G)

Robin shares his thoughts on how to improve your mentoring skills. Robin's life passion has always been encouraging the youth to reach their potential… More...

1954 Class reunion via zoom

On Monday, March 1st, the 1954 Matric Class held a world-wide Zoom reunion with classmates from South Africa, England, Canada and Australia joining th… More...

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