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20th Nov 2020

Live Streaming of OA Tide – 21 November 2020

Old Andrean Tide SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2020 Dear Andrean Community   Old Andrean Tide is one of the most significant events on our annual calendar and, while we are unable to host it on campus this year,we invite you to join us for our very first live-streamed Old Andrean Tide at 09h00 CAT on Saturday […]

21st Sep 2020

Mark Patterson (Upper 1969) racing in the Le Mans 24 Hours

Old Andrean, Mark Patterson (Upper 1969) will again be racing in the 88th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours this coming weekend. Mark is turning 69 in December and this makes him the oldest competitor in his specific category – Mark drives a LMP2 prototype class car. Mark’s age record will stand in the […]

19th Jun 2020

The hard way down

The hard way down Long before the advent of Google Maps, decades before cellphones and almost 40 years exactly before the introduction of the first Defender, South African Robin Halse (Armstrong 1948 PM) set out on an overland adventure of epic proportions. Read all about his transcontinental journey from London to South Africa HERE.

29th May 2020

Leen Remmelzwaal’s(Mullins 2004) COVID-19 dashboard expands globally!

When confronted with crisis, it is often the simple solutions that resonate most deeply with people. Leen Remmelzwaal, a PhD candidate in computational neuroscience at the University of Cape Town (UCT), discovered this first-hand when a dashboard he designed to offer South Africans a comprehensive overview of the latest coronavirus statistics started gaining international traction. […]

27th May 2020

The story of St Andrew’s College and the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

Throughout our 165-year old history, St Andrew’s College has faced some extraordinary challenges, one of which was surviving the flu epidemic in 1918. The current COVID-19 crisis has forced us to suspend all activity on our campus but it is not the first time this has happened at College, as 102 years ago our school […]

3rd Apr 2020

Rise to the Clarion Call

A lovely message of hope, love and goodwill to the world from SOUTH AFRICA. Composed, written and produced by Mathieu Eschmann & Nick Neil-Boss (Armstrong 1966). Listen to it HERE!