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Farewell to Lord Waldegrave

At a function at Rhodes House tribute is paid to retiring Rhodes Trust Chairman Lord Waldegrave for his extraordinary contribution. Rhodes Trustee Professor Sir John Bell and Rhodes House Warden Dr Don Markwell speak for the Trust, while Shaun Johnson delivers the thanks of Mr Mandela …

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Alumni in Stellenbosch

Although the programme of lectures and seminars is intense, the organisers of the fourth national gathering of the Mandela Rhodes alumni ensure that there is time for after-hours socialising as well. Pictured here enjoying a visit to a wine estate are Scholars Athambile Masola (South Africa …

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4th CMRS Conference

The Community of Mandela Rhodes Scholars organises and hosts a well attended fourth Annual Conference, this year at Stellenbosch University. Opened by the MRF Chairperson, the conference is addressed by the Rector of Stellenbosch, as well as celebrated South African creative guru Ravi Naidoo. Pictured here …

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The Completion Workshop

The completion workshop for the Class of 2011 Mandela Rhodes Scholars took place in Stellenbosch, and as has become customary there was a strong focus on Scholars presenting their own ‘life stories’ to their cohort, discussing the experiences of the year and what might lie ahead …

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Potters Youth Group visit

Rhodes Scholar Karen-Mae Hill (Commonwealth Caribbean and St Peter’s, 2001) makes contact with The Mandela Rhodes Foundation and organises a visit by some 60 people from Potters’ Village in Antigua to the Mandela Rhodes Building. The MRF offers a presentation on the history of the Foundation …

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Mandela Day Kuyasa

Staff of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation and our partners Oxford University Press Southern Africa, as well as several members of the Community of Mandela Rhodes Scholars, team up with the Class of 2011 Mandela Rhodes Scholars to do their volunteer work on Mandela Day. The volunteers …

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Mandela Day Dinner

The Class of 2011 is invited to attend a gala Mandela Day dinner at Cape Town City Hall. The spectacular event, which celebrates the life and times of Nelson Mandela and his connections to Cape Town, culminates in an auction to raise funds for Mr Mandela’s …

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The Mid-Year Workshop

The Class of 2011 assembles for its mid-year leadership workshop at Erinvale, Somerset West. With the focus on reconciliation, Scholars enjoy inputs and interactions with Professor Jakes Gerwel and Foundation staff as well as Professor Mark Solms of Solms Delta Estate, and Rhodes Scholar and MRF …

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Trustees’ Bishopscourt Dinner

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation hosts a dinner at Bishopscourt for Trustees, executives and friends. The executives of Oxford University Press Southern Africa, whose partnership has been of such great benefit to the Mandela Rhodes Scholarships programme, are honoured at the dinner. Pictured are MRF Trustee Mr …

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Trustees meet Scholars

At an informal function in the Mandela Rhodes Building after the completion of the 10th meeting of the MRF board, Trustees take the opportunity to chat to Cape Town-based Mandela Rhodes Scholars, including some who have already graduated and others who are still in residence. Pictured …

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10th Meeting of the Trustees

The Board of Trustees meets for the tenth time, this year in the boardroom of the Mandela Rhodes Building in Cape Town. Meetings alternate each year between the headquarters of the founding partners – the Mandela Rhodes Building and Rhodes House in Oxford. Following the retirement …

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The De Beers Unveiling

The Chairman of De Beers Consolidated Mines, Mr Nicky Oppenheimer and selected guests join the MRF and Mandela Rhodes Scholars in Cape Town for the unveiling of a special plaque to commemorate the 2003 donation of The Mandela Rhodes Building. Mr Oppenheimer enjoys meeting some of …

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