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17th May 2021

Still Further by CJ Driver (Upper 1957)

Imbued with a sense of history – not to mention an ample wit and sharp eye for irony – C.J. Driver’s first full collection of poems since 2005 is cause for celebration. Selected from the many poems Driver has written and published in magazines, booklets, and anthologies since his professional retirement in 2000, Still Further […]

3rd May 2021

Turning fire hazard into fireproof material

Turning fire hazard into fireproof material Sunday Times – 2 May 2021 – By CLAIRE KEETON  ● Flammable trees of the species that stoked the Table Mountain fire last month could be turned from a fire hazard into a fireproof material and revolutionise building in informal settlements, curbing the runaway fires that kill dozens of […]

19th April 2021

Message from the OA Club General Committee

At the AGM of the OA Club on 21st November 2020, Mark Cotton (Graham 1991) announced that due to work commitments he would not be available for re-election as Vice-President of the OA Club.  The 2020 OA President, Myles Ruck (Armstrong 1972) thanked Mark for the enormous effort and commitment he has put into the […]

9th February 2021

Dr Marguerite Poland, President of the Old Andrean Club, reflecting on the challenges and triumphs of a different era

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20th January 2021

Guy William Holmes Nicolson MC (1895 – 1964)

Guy William Holmes Nicolson MC (1895 – 1964) Armstrong 1910 – 1914   Guy Nicolson was a man of incredible humility, intellect and courage. He had the exceptional qualities of being both a talented sportsman and gifted musician.   Whether it was leading an orchestra in the appalling conditions of a prisoner of war camp […]

20th November 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 […]