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The OD Union

The Bishops Old Boys Alumni Association

Objectives of the OD Union

The objectives of the Union are to bring together past students of the Diocesan College and the Diocesan Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory Schools (hereinafter referred to jointly as ‘Bishops’), to keep them in touch with Bishops and the present students, to promote the interests and welfare of Bishops and to administer a fund to provide financial assistance for descendants of present and past members of the Union to be educated at Bishops.

A Short History

Although the College Magazine, first published in 1886, had always contained news of past pupils of Bishops, the OD Union was not formed until ten years later, in 1896. Prior to that, though, an OD Rugby Club had been formed and informal Old Boys Dinners had taken place, both at Bishops and in Johannesburg, where a ‘branch’ of the OD Union was formed a month before the OD Union itself was constituted in April 1896.

The ODU Office

ODU Documents

Two major changes, and a number of stylistic, semantic and minor changes proposed in order to make the Constitution more relevant and applicable. More...

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OD Union Info

When an OD or friend of the ODU passes away, we always want to be sure to pay proper tribute to them. More...

Guided by our core values, we navigate the last quarter of 2022 and invite ODs to consider how they can serve the ODU in 2023 More...

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...

The Mitre - Home of the OD Union

OD Office News and Planning

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11th SASAA Conference at St Stithians. More...

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