Marlborough College Malaysia officially opened

Marlborough College Malaysia was officially opened by HRH Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, consort to the Sultan of Johor on Sunday 24th February.

This historic event in the long and distinguished history of Marlborough College celebrated the College’s expansion into the region and the most significant change to take place since 1873.

The invitation only event for over nine hundred guests saw three hundred dignitaries including Menteri Besar of Johor, Y.A.B. Dato’ Haji Abdul Ghani bin Othman, His Excellency Simon Featherstone the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, the Rt. Hon Francis Maude, Minister of the Cabinet Office, the Council of Marlborough College UK, the Council of Marlborough College Malaysia, approximately five hundred founding parents and pupils, Old Marlburians and other friends of the school meet to celebrate the day.

“Marlborough is thrilled to have a presence in Iskandar Malaysia. We have been delighted with the response to the College and the opportunities it presents for future generation of Marlburians. We have always believed in a well-balanced, all round, holistic education where young people are aware of their surroundings and their responsibility to society. Our new school which has outstanding facilities caters for both day (age 4-18) and boarding pupils (age 9-18) is part of the family we are proud to call Marlborough”, said Robert Pick, the Master of the College.

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