An annual convention brings members and their families to raise funds for projects that help and support the college and other Alumni.
SOBA UK is the umbrella organisation that brings together all ex-students of St. Joseph's College, Sasse, Buea in Cameroon who are resident in the United Kingdom. Members meet several times a year to re-affirm the core values gained during their time in the college through several activities and engagements. An annual convention brings members and their families to raise funds for projects that help and support the college and other Alumni.
Sasse College is reputed for breeding an extensive set of consequential leaders in a wide variety of fields. A couple of examples would include the former prime minister of the Republic of Cameroon, H.E Peter Mafany Musonge, and professor Victor Anomah Ngu, AKA the Queen’s doctor. Professor Victor Anomah Ngu was also a former Cameroonian Health Minister, a Lasker award winner(for excellence in clinical research), a former president of the Association of African universities, and a leading researcher in the fields of HIV/AIDS and Cancer).
Although Sasse College is located in Cameroon and is primarily a Catholic Christian College for boys only, its students come from different African countries and diverse religious backgrounds.
Membership is open to all Sasse students resident within the UK who choose to register and be identified as Sobans. The registration cycle for this year runs from Oct 7th 2017 to Dec 31st 2018
There are two tiers of registration available ; Ordinary Membership & Welfare Membership.
This comes with a £10 annual membership fee and accrues full voting rights and access to all services of SOBA UK. Ordinary membership registration is rolling and runs through out the year.
Welfare membership covers the Ordinary Membership with an annual due of £60, giving members full access to welfare benefits funds to support members in the event of Marriages, Childbirth and Bereavement. The deadline to subscribe to welfare membership is March 30th 2018. All members with ordinary membership are encouraged to upgrade to welfare membership before the deadline.
First year students in the UK get FREE ordinary membership for one year.
How To Register
As a temporary measure, membership registrations are paid into the account below:
To register, please contact any of the members of the IMT or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Joseph's Feast Day is here!
We are celebrating the feast of our patron Saint (St. Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster-father of Jesus Christ).
We are in the City of Coventry today, Saturday March 24, 2018, at the St. Mary and St. Benedict Catholic Church.
The Day will begin with Holy Mass animated by Sobans in a typical Sasse fashion, followed by launching of the SOBA UK novel website.
This event is open to all Sobans in the UK and their families and it's free of charge. Please be reminded of the need to keep to time, as this will be a Holy week, with many activities happening at the parish at specific times.
We are anxiously looking forward to seeing you all bright eyed and bushy tailed!
Secretariat, SOBA UK