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Up for an extreme sporting challenge?

21st January 2019

John Michael Tawse Espin founded two of South Africa's more extreme sporting events The first official Skyrun took place in with participants but had to be cancelled at Snowdon Peak due to extreme weather conditions gale force winds snow and sleet The following year saw finishers and finishers in The ...

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Leopard Statue in Hout Bay

18th January 2019

Did you know that the leopard statue in Hout Bay was created by OA,Ivan Mitford-Barberton (Espin 1912). Read more HERE...

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The Old Andrean Who Gave the World the Deep Level Underground Railway

15th January 2019

By Peter BallThere are not many South Africans who have been honoured by having a statue of themselves erected in London… writes Peter Ball from The Heritage Portal Only two come readily to mind and they are Jan Smuts and Nelson Mandela whose statues stand proudly in Parliament Square Westminster ...

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The St Andrew's College Chapel

24th November 2018

A history - BY MARGUERITE POLAND ‘The Chapel is a place where hearts have thoughts’ The Chapel stands as testimony to the faith of its builders the courage of those to whom it became a memorial and the spirit it imbues in every College boy Meticulously researched and lovingly woven ...

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Western Cape Branch Function - 16 November 2018

20th November 2018

Western Cape Branch Function The Western Cape Branch Function took place at the Waterfront on Friday November The evening started with an AGM and Michael Bowren and Tanya Bennet were elected as office bearers for The dinner took place upstairs at LIFE Grand Café which provided a stunning backdrop with ...

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The Bell Note - St Andrew's College Rowing 1958 - 2018

19th November 2018

The Bell Note is the story of the St Andrew's College Rowing Club - founded in by Axel Ohlsson and initiated by Thomas P Bligh a scholar at the time Like the history of College itself the book is peppered with stories of great characters fascinating anecdotes and anecdotal tales ...

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Sydney Branch Function - 17 November 2018

17th November 2018

The annual Sydney old DSG girl and OA evening was hosted on Friday November old girls and boys joined in the celebrations from far and wide including New Zealand A wonderful night was had by all with many trips down memory lane A huge thank you to everyone who made ...

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Bedford Branch Function

2nd November 2018

The annual Bedford Branch Function was held at the Bedford Club on Friday November There was a good turnout of OAs DSG Old Girls and staff The AGM was held with a record attendance and Charles Wienand Upper was re-elected Chairman of the branch with Hugh Ainslie Upper replacing Denham ...

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St Andrew's College Highland Gathering - 22 & 23 September 2018

22nd September 2018

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Margaret Basson

18th September 2018

Margaret Basson, matron of Armstrong House from 1992 to 2006, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, aged 87. Her funeral will be held at the Chapel of the Community of the Resurrection, Donkin Street, Grahamstown on Saturday 22 September at 2pm.

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Bongani Ndodana-Breen (Graham 1993) on CNN!

13th September 2018

Bongani Ndodana-Breen (Graham 1993) recently featured on African Voices on CNN. Well done Bongani Ndodana-Breen - College is so proud of you! Watch the CNN feature here.

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SAC vs Bishops Rugby

9th August 2018

St Andrew's College st XV will be playing against Bishops st XV on Thursday August in CapeTown Please CLICK HERE to view the fixture times OAs and ODs will be playing a curtain raiser before the main game Any Old Andreans interested in playing must please contact Matthew Cornish or ...

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Michael Charton's The First World Champions

8th August 2018

Please CLICK HERE for the .pdf version of the invitation below Tickets can be booked HERE.

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Zimbabwe Cricket Tour 26 - 30 August 2018

7th August 2018

Zimbabwe Cricket Tour - August The St Andrew's College stXI cricket team will be on tour in Harare in August They will be playing in the following fixtures Mon th Aug St George's College at St George's College overs h Tues th Aug St John's College Zim at St John's ...

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Achim von Arnim: #SAWINELEGENDS

2nd August 2018

It feels a little like I’m walking into the lion’s den as I push open the door to Achim von Arnim’s study and art studio Achim has a reputation that precedes him Larger than life sure Eccentric definitely Visionary Absolutely Achim is the erstwhile cellarmaster and founder of famed Franschhoek ...

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