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26 August 2023

SAARS Bon Voyage and Alumni Conference - Saturday 26 August 2023, Cape Town

The Southern African Association of Rhodes Scholars (SAARS) hosted the annual Bon Voyage and Alumni Conference on Saturday, 26 August 2023, at the Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town.

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10 May 2023

SAARS Alumni Virtual Get-Together - 10 May 2023

It was wonderful to see our Scholars from across the world at the annual alumni get-together on Wednesday 10 May 2023.

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15 March 2023

SAARS Alumni Reception - 15 March 2023, Cape Town

We had a wonderful SAARS alumni event in Cape Town on 15 March 2023.

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01 October 2022

Meet the Southern African Rhodes Scholars-Elect 2023

We are delighted to introduce you to our Rhodes Scholars-Elect for 2023.

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08 September 2022

SAARS Bon Voyage & Welcome Home Dinner - 8 September 2022, Johannesburg

Rhodes Scholars from across seven decades gathered at Olives & Plates (Empire Place) in Sandton for the annual Bon Voyage & Welcome Home Dinner on 08 September 2022.

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01 June 2022

Annual SAARS Alumni Get-Together - 1 June 2022, Virtual Event

Over 100 African-elected Rhodes Scholars, from across the world, gathered virtually on 1 June 2022.

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30 November 2021

Meet the Class of 2022

Ten exceptional young leaders from Southern Africa have been announced as the Rhodes Scholars-Elect for 2022.

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23 November 2021

Archive of Kindness by Jess Auerbach

Launched on 15 September 2021, Archive of Kindness by Jess Auerbach (South Africa-at-Large & St Antony's 2009) is an uplifting collection of stories sourced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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18 November 2021

Justice Edwin Cameron awarded the Order of the Baobab

Congratulations to Justice Edwin Cameron (SA-at-Large & Keble 1976) on being awarded the Order of the Baobab (Gold), one of the highest orders accorded to South Africans who have contributed to the community.

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