Charlie Pidcock (OR87) to Swim Across The English Channel
Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Mid-life crisis? Madness? or just ticking off the bucket list? Who knows what motivates a person to do crazy challenges that most of us only experience...
The Class of 1979 | 45 Year Reunion
Monday, 3 June 2024
The 1979 Class got together on the 17th and 18th of May to enjoy their 45th class reunion. About 40 from the class met on Friday night to get ready for...
Bursary Appeal
Monday, 3 June 2024


Large or small, Old Ignatians' have been contributing to the Riverview Bursary program for decades. We have hundreds of OIU members...
David Egan OR40 Turns 100
Monday, 3 June 2024
Family and Friends of David Egan gathered recently on ANZAC Day in Dubbo to celebrate his 100th Birthday .

His son Peter and his wife Wendy welcomed...
The OIU Dialogue Series is Back - Book Now
Monday, 3 June 2024
As technology continues to advance rapidly, we aim explore how AI is shaping various industries and transforming the nature of work. Our panelists will...
Old Boys Win Big at the Australian Water Polo National Championship
Monday, 3 June 2024
The Drummoyne devils clinched the Australian water polo league national championship in April. The team included old boys AJ Roach (OR2008) and Jack Rector...
Old Boys take out the Rawson Rugby Competition!
Friday, 31 May 2024
For the first time since 2011, the students of St John’s College at Sydney University, have won the Rawson Rugby Competition! On Wednesday 22 May,...
St Francis House Needs You
Friday, 31 May 2024
St Francis House is an overnight shelter providing dinner, overnight accommodation and breakfast for the homeless. The house is a collaboration between...
The OIU Sports Lunch Tickets are Moving Fast!
Thursday, 30 May 2024
All members of the Saint Ignatius' College Riverview Community, including Old Boys and partners, current parents, past parents and Jesuit Alumni are...
Vale Ignatius "IGGY" Jones
Thursday, 30 May 2024
When Ignatius Jones — affectionately known as “Iggy” to those in the Riverview community — passed away on 7th May, a great light...
A Mixed Result for the Lane Cove Old Ignatians' RFC
Wednesday, 29 May 2024


Lane Cove Old Ignatians' RFC have had a mixed start to season 2024 following the offseason merger between Lane Cove RFC and Old Ignatians...
Laurence Coy (OR 77) Stars in The Odd Couple!
Tuesday, 28 May 2024



Comedy masters Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney are the definitive Odd Couple in Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy of friendship,...
Vale Dr Terence Joseph Horgan, 1934 – 2024.(OX and Honorary Old Ignatian)
Tuesday, 28 May 2024
To longer term members and supporters of the Old Ignatians Rugby Club, Dr Terry Horgan, “The Doc’” needs no introduction – and...
Lachlan MacBean (OR1987) | Grainfed Brewing Company.
Monday, 27 May 2024
Lachlan has been making beer in Newcastle since 2012. Previously Lach was Head Brewer at Bluetongue Brewery, an Australian brewery owned by SABMiller....
Old Ignatians' Cricket Club – Canberra Tour
Monday, 27 May 2024
On Saturday 13 April, the Old Ignatians’ Cricket Club (OICC) travelled to Canberra to play against the Weston Creek Molonglo Veterans (aka the Creaky...
Thank You Survey Participants
Friday, 24 May 2024


Thank you to everyone that has completed the OIU Member Survey. Nearly 850 Riverview Old Boys from the classes of 1945 to 2023 participated....
The OIU In Newcastle
Friday, 24 May 2024



On Friday, May 24, 2024, Saint Ignatius' College Riverview hosted an information session and community reception at Merewether Surfhouse,...
Old Ignatians' Cricket Club – Presentation Night
Friday, 17 May 2024

On Friday 17 May, the Old Ignatians’ Cricket Club (OICC) Presentation Night for season 2023/24 was held at our club sponsor’s venue, the...
Indigenous Mentor Program Kicks Off
Monday, 6 May 2024
The first training session for new mentors in the Indigenous Mentor Program was held on Tuesday 30 April. Ten old boys and three non old boy parents, were...
Barbecue Season is Back - Call To Tongs
Monday, 6 May 2024
BBQ season kicked off last weekend at the Riverview vs Barker & St Augustines games on Saturday 4 May. While the result on the field was positive,...
Support The Bursary Program
Sunday, 5 May 2024

The Riverview Bursary program currently supports 80+ boys and their families to attend the College. It is arguably the most successful Bursary program...
Alex Noble's Book - I Fight, You Fight - Out Now
Sunday, 5 May 2024
The OIU is pleased to throw our support behind Old Boy Alex Noble (OR2020) who has just launched his debut book, I Fight You Fight.

The book chronicles...
College Request - Calling All Doctors
Friday, 3 May 2024
Hey Doc, we need you!

As the winter co-curricular season gears up, including more contact-sports, the College is seeking volunteer doctors to offer...
Thanking Those Who Have Served
Monday, 29 April 2024
Edward Farrell (OR 2003) joined the Australian Army in 2008 and was commissioned in 2013. He has gone onto serve in 8 SIG REGT, 7 SIG REGT and Army forces...
Timothy Dodd (OR2006) - Touch Footy World Cup
Thursday, 25 April 2024
Timothy Dodd (OR2006) will be representing Sweden in the touch football World Cup to be held in Nottingham, UK in July 2024. Sweden will be playing against...
Elijah Williams (OR2014) - A Case for the Existence of God
Thursday, 25 April 2024
Starring Riverview Alumni Elijah Williams (OR2014), Outhouse Theatre Co premiered an acclaimed new play about human connection and hope in a volatile world....
We Need 600 More Survey Responses!
Wednesday, 24 April 2024
We kicked off the OIU Member Survey a few weeks ago and over 400 Old Boys have already completed it.

If you haven't already, please complete...
We Have a World Debating Champion
Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Mark Rothery (OR16) won the World Universities Debating Championship in January this year. He is Riverview’s fourth winner following on from Paul...
Riverview Community Sports Lunch - BOOK NOW
Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Save the date - Riverview Community Sports Lunch - Friday 23 August 2024

Book your tickets now for the OIU's Riverview Community Sports Lunch,...
Old Ignatians' Rugby Update
Saturday, 20 April 2024
The Old Ignatians' Rugby Football Club has merged with Lane Cove senior rugby club in 2024 to become the Lane Cove Old Ignatians' Rugby Football...
Mental Health Program Update
Friday, 29 March 2024
Sam Shepherd is currently working on a mental health plan for the OIU. We would like to share some the initial thinking with you to encourage a dialogue...
Share Your Stories With Us!
Friday, 29 March 2024
We are always on the look out for stories and updates from Old Boys - whether its a tale of classmate's personal triumph, news of a successful class...
Bursary Mass
Friday, 29 March 2024
The college recently held it's Bursary Mass and Thank you function where we heard compelling and grateful stories from Bursary recipients about how...
Old Ignatians' Water Polo Club
Friday, 29 March 2024
Old Iggies Water polo have been playing together for over 30 years down at Manly's Andrew Boy Charlton Pool on Wednesday evenings. The season runs...
OIU Golf Day 2024
Thursday, 28 March 2024
The OIU Annual Golf Day was an amazing day out for all!

We were greeted with perfect playing conditions at Avondale GC on Wednesday 27th March...
Jesuit Alumnus Delivers Memorial Lecture in Sydney.
Thursday, 28 March 2024
Last month, the Annual Major Dr Kevin Fagan Memorial Lecture, was delivered by the Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson AO, Jesuit Alumnus and former Federal Leader...
Jarjum Fundraiser
Thursday, 28 March 2024
Redfern Jarjum College are holding our biannual Gala Fundraising Dinner at the ICC on Saturday 15th June 2024. Please join us! It will be a celebration...
SAVE THE DATE - June 26 - OIU Dialogue Series #6: AI, STEM and the future of work?
Thursday, 28 March 2024
Save the date for our OIU Dialogue Series #6: AI, STEM and the future of work?

As technology continues to advance rapidly, we aim explore how AI...
2024 Old Boys Survey
Thursday, 28 March 2024
We NEED YOU to complete the OIU's 2024 Old Boys survey so we can better understand what the OIU is doing well, what it could do better, and what other...
2024 OIU Mental Health Program
Monday, 25 March 2024
In the 2022-member survey, mental health emerged as a priority area for members seeking increased engagement from the OIU. While there have been efforts...
Lane Cove Old Ignatians' Rugby Football Club (LCOIRFC)
Monday, 25 March 2024
We are regularly getting over 40 players to preseason training each week and expect this to build as the first round approaches.

We are training...
Chair Announcement of the new College Principal
Friday, 8 March 2024
We are writing to advise you of an important announcement regarding the appointment of the new Principal to Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview
...
OIU Job Vacancy
Friday, 8 March 2024
We are currently seeking an experienced and self-motivated Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the OIU Executive Committee and...
St Francis House
Friday, 1 March 2024
Work around the homeless via Theresa House was a key initiative for the OIU which was adversely affected by COVID. Through the leadership and hard work...
OIU Mental Health Program
Friday, 1 March 2024
Mental health support was one of the top initiatives identified in our members survey two years ago. Despite trying a number of initiatives over the last...
Vale Tom Riemer (OR1992)
Thursday, 29 February 2024
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to students, staff, parents, the OIU, and the broader community for their support and care of each other following the...
4th FIELD UPGRADE UNDERWAY
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Not since the heady days of Fr Quinn and his trusty Sportsmaster Michael Punch in the late 1970's has 4th field seen so much activity. A long overdue...
AUSTRALIAN RULES -THEN AND NOW
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
As we head into the first weekend of March, the AFL season kicks off with a double-header in Sydney. Many readers would be able to list off some of the...
RUGBY COACHES NEEDED
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
The College is currently recruiting Rugby Coaches for the 2024 season and looking for old boys between 23 - 26 years of age who may be interested.
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RIVERVIEW BOYS SELCETED TO PLAY IN NSW U18 RUGBY SIDE
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
The OIU warmly congratulates Tom Hartman (Year 12) and Angus Grover (Year 11) on their selection into the NSW U18 side to play Queensland this weekend...
ALEX BARKER COURTESY OF THE MOREE CHAMPION.
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
"In the confines of Alex Barker's mind, it would appear that three things have emerged as the dominate considerations of the day.

A decade...
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