2005 President’s Education Awards introduced for UWTSD students who overcome significant obstacles in pursuing their studies.
2006 Dynevor School was reopened as the Dynevor Centre for Art, Design and Media faculties of the Swansea Metropolitan University by one of our most famous alumni, Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.
2007 The unveiling of the Goldstone window at the new Dynevor Campus.
2009 Central Tower and six key areas within the Dynevor Campus named after Dr. Rowan Williams and the former Dynevor House Names with a commemorative plaque unveiled.
2011 First ODA Annual Golf Day at Clyne Golf Course.
2011 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams became President of the ODA and spoke to a record attendance of 354 guests at the Annual Dinner.
2012 Inaugural Annual ‘Dynevor Balconiers Day’ at St.Helen’s.
2014 Introduction of the Peter Saword Memorial Trophy for the ODA Annual Golf Day competition.
2015 Publication, supported by the Association, of ‘Among Some Swansea Schoolboys 1914-19’ by Tudor Price (ISBN 9 780957 417847), a tribute to former pupils lost.
2016 Rededication of School War Memorial to reflect addition of two further losses identified in each World War, followed by a final addition in 2018.
2017 Publication of ‘Dynevor its name and building history’ by Roger L. Brown.
2017 London and S.E members liaison group lunch at House of Commons sponsored by Julian Lewis MP and attended by guests the Lord Anderson and Speaker John Bercow MP.
2017 Publication, supported by the Association, of ‘Among Some Swansea Schoolboys 1939-45’ by Tudor Price
‘Balconiers’ Speakers (Organiser Ken Sharpe)
2019 Stephen Hedges
2018 Mark Wallace
2017 Tony Lewis
2016 Malcolm Nash
2015 Don Shepherd
2014 Ossie Wheatley
2013 Alan Jones
2012 Peter Walker
The Annual ODA Lecture Speakers
2018 The Lord Anderson ‘The wanderings of a Swansea Boy’
2017 Tudor Price ‘Dynevor Schoolboys in two World Wars’
2016 Prof. Richard Fortey ‘The Wood for the Trees’
2015 Ted Nield ‘Soil, why understanding the planet’s past is the key to our future’
2014 David Mercer ‘A life in Tennis’
2013 Gerald Gabb ‘A preview of RISW History Journal, No.22
2012 Tim Richards ‘The Real news is what they don’t want you to know.’
2011 Prof. Dudley Sinnett ‘Surgery, Art and Science’.
The Annual Dinner Speakers (Organiser: Keith Ferguson, past organisers David and Gill Dickinson, Noel Blows,)
2018 Jeff Burns
2017 Christopher Rees
2016 Prof. Brian Williams
2015 Dennis Gethin
2014 Sir Alan Thomas
2013 Behnaz Akhgar
2012 Prof. Peter Stead
2011 Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams
The ODA/UWTSD Joint Lecture
2018 John Ashley ‘Swansea Aviation Pioneers’
2017 Rt. Hon Dr. Julian Lewis MP ‘The experiences of a Backbench MP’
2016 John Ashley ‘Buffalo Bill comes to Town’
2015 Prof. Mike Phillips ‘Coasts in peril from the sea’
2014 Sir John Meurig Thomas ‘Unpredictability in Science and Technology’
2013 Prof. Garel Rees ‘The Global Motor Industry in Wales’
2012 Jane Davidson AM
2011 John Evans OBE ‘Breaking the Myths and Stereotypes of Disability’.
The President’s Awards
2018 Karen Lacey Freeman; Katie Parkes; Rebecca Davies.
2017 Zoe Noakes; Filofteia Gales; Stacey Brown; Linh Duong.
2016 Fracesca Murray-Shelley; Amnon Yoseph; Thomas Zulver; Iman Sayadi Choobari; Sophie Jenkins.
2015 Samantha Taylor; Gemma Alpine; Chris Jenkins; Daryl Lawrence; Silje Gron.
2014 Carys Spencer; Nathan Buller; Jacqeline Phillips; Lara Jones; Anna Brayshaw.
2013 Alex Wilkie; Amy Stead; Fahima Ali; Natalie Burgo.
2012 Desmond Bangura; Jamie Panton; Michelle Walker; James Coyle King.
2011 Lisa Fox; Chris Shopland; Tim Evans-Jones.
The Winners of the Peter Saword Golf Trophy (Organiser Peter Samuel, past Organiser Ken Sharpe)
2019 Peter Clement
2018 Peter Clement
2017 Michael Long
2016 Kelvin Howells
2015 Mike Porter
2014 Kelvin Howells
The ODA Secretaries
George Hounsell 1957 – 1997
Stuart Winks 2002 – 2008
Clem Williams 2008 – 2012
David Bemmer 2012 – 2013
Phill Davies 2013 –
The ODA Treasurers
Alan Goodwin 2002-
Robert Howells -2008
Steve Way 2008-
The Dyvorian Magazine Editor
David Farmer, Dave Tovey TD01-16 Production: Jim Waygood
Peter Macpherson TD17-22 Production: Jim Waygood
Jeff Humphreys TD23-28 Production: Jim Waygood
Tudor Price TD29-34
Francis Morgan TD35-
The ODA Web Master
The ODA Honorary Members
David Goldstone OBE
Bob Howells MBE
Prof. Medwin Hughes
Prof. Bernard Knight
Prof. Andrea Liggins
Prof. Mike Phillips
Prof. Ian Walsh
Prof. David Warner