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2015 News

Scott Tarr (Class of 2005) received his first “test cap” for refereeing international hockey at the SA vs Ireland match.  |  Michael Wyatt (Class of 2000) received a promotion with Bata Shoes in August 2014, making him Company Manager for Bata Footwear Australia and New Zealand at the age of 32.  |  Roland Pienaar (Class of 2014) competed in the U19 men’s discus event at the South African Championships in Bloemfontein in his Free State Colours. He achieved a third place bronze medal with a distance of 51,48m.  |  Jeanne Tarrant (nee Berkeljon) (Class of 1997) published her first educational children’s book, My First Book of Southern African Frogs, in May in four of South Africa’s official languages: English, Afrikaans, isiZulu and Xhosa. Jeanne is one of very few women on the African continent working on amphibians – a very under-valued, yet extremely important and threatened group of animals. She has been actively involved in amphibian research and conservation since 2006, having completed an MSc and PhD through North-West University, where she is currently enrolled as a post-doctoral fellow.  |  Lungah Majozi (Class of 2009) has qualified as a dentist, Avishkaar Rampearie and Sanam Ranjit (Deputy Head Prefects of 2009) completed their Bachelors in Pharmacy (Honors) at Rhodes University and are Pharmacist Interns around the Natal region, whilst Siziphiwe Myeni (Class of 2007) qualified as a doctor, following 7 years of studies at UCT.  Shenal Arrikum (nee Ranjit) (Class of 2007) has qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

The following past pupils graduated from Rhodes University:
Maurice Anderson (Class of 2009) - Bachelor of Science
Kylie Buys (Class of 2009) - Bachelor of Science
Duncan Haynes (Class of 2010) - Bachelor of Arts
Michael Manser (Class of 2008) - Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
Nompilo Mncube (Class of 2010) - Bachelor of Arts
Craig Niddrie (Class of 2008) - Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
Jamie Polak (Class of 2009) - Bachelor of Science (Hons) with distinction
David Robert Taylor (Class of 2009) - Bachelor of Science (Hons)