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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
The first welcome BBQ for the Indigenous Mentor Program was held at Fr Mac Pavillion on 7 February. It was attended by the current cohort of First Nation...
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
OIU News caught up with Harry Lawless (OR2010) , a lawyer from Sydney who headed to United States Capital Washington D.c.C two years ago for a policy role...
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
In Janaury, the Very Rev. Arturo Sosa SJ, Superior General of The Society of Jesus visited the College to concelebrate mass in the Dalton Chapel and then...
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
It was a beautiful day down at the Riverview wharf for the 140th running of the Gold Cup Regatta and the OIU/ P&F BBQ was in full swing from early...
Monday, 26 February 2024
During his recent visit to the Australian Province, Fr General stopped by the Cardoner Building on Broadway to meet some of the residents and recent volunteers,...
Friday, 23 February 2024
A large group of family and friends gathered recently to farewell Lawrence Bernard Coy (OR50) much loved husband, father, grandfather and medico. The service...
Friday, 23 February 2024
OIU News is delighted to announce that David Ballhausen (OR80) has taken over the role of CEO at CANA this February. David has been involved with Cana...
Australia Day Honours - 2024
Tuesday, 20 February 2024
Please see below those in our community who have been listed in this year’s Australia Day Awards:

Australian of the Year:
Professor Richard...
The College's Consolidating and Charting Transition
Thursday, 1 February 2024
The College will be pursuing an array of strategic priorities this year. We invite you to view the College’s 2024 Consolidating and Charting Transition...
A Christmas message from The Provincial
Tuesday, 19 December 2023
On behalf of the Australian Province of the Society of Jesus, I extend warm wishes and God’s blessings to the OIU Members for a joyful Christmas...
Congratulations to the Class of 2023
Tuesday, 19 December 2023
We take great pride in acknowledging this remarkable group of young menfor their outstanding commitment, persistence, and dedication throughouttheir time...
Life Membership Awarded to Country Rugby Union Stalwart
Monday, 18 December 2023
Central North Rugby Union recently awarded Tony Byrnes (OR63) Life Membership at their AGM. Tony began playing for the Barraba "Pirates" in...
Cambodia Immersion for Adults
Monday, 18 December 2023
Join us for a unique Social Enterprise Exploratory Tour designed exclusively for those seeking more purposeful life adventures.

Whether you're...
1955-58 Reunion held at Cova Cottage
Monday, 18 December 2023
An extremely enjoyable lunch was held at Cova Cottage by and for the classes of 1955-1958 on the 25th of November 2023.

Father David Strong, S....
Award Recognises Decades of Service at Annual Bazaar
Monday, 18 December 2023
In 2022, The School celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the inaugural Jesuit Mission Bazaar, first held at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview in 1952....
OIU Bellarmine House scholarship now open
Monday, 18 December 2023
Thinking of living away from home next year? Consider Bellarmine House!

We write to extend an invitation for you to consider becoming part of Bellarmine...
Premier's History Scholarship
Monday, 18 December 2023

The NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships were first introduced in 1999, and were instituted to enhance and enrich the learning experiences of...
Calling new players ! Old Ignatians Cricket Club
Monday, 18 December 2023
A quick update from the Old Ignatians Cricket Club in the Northern Suburbs Cricket Association competitions.

The club currently has 2 teams...
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