COBIS Poetry Competition Success

On Thursday, 18th January, the Wallace House assembly buzzed with excitement as a special announcement took centre stage. Niranjenna Linganathan was awarded the prestigious runner-up prize in the COBIS Poetry Competition. This remarkable achievement is particularly noteworthy considering the fierce competition, with over 220 entries pouring in from more than 135 schools worldwide. The theme […]

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Exceptional student gains Harvard University place

Elisa Yicen See has achieved an extraordinary milestone by being accepted into Harvard University, one of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions. Elisa is thrilled to receive this opportunity to join the Harvard community. Expressing gratitude for the support received from Miss Moody, Mrs Jarrett, and Mrs Hughes at Marlborough College Malaysia, Elisa is eager […]

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House Maths Competition 2023

On Friday 23rd November, senior pupils gathered in the afternoon for the ultimate challenge, The House Maths Competition. The College’s best senior mathematicians gathered in the dining hall ready to compete. Teams of four from each House competed in three rounds: the Group Round, Crossnumber and Relay.    In Round 1, the teams collaborated to […]

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Roman Day 2023

On Thursday 23rd November. Year 4 arrived at the College dressed as miniature Ancient Romans. Dressed in headdresses, tunics and armour, they were truly ready for everything Roman Day had in store for them. Roman Day stands out as a real highlight for Year 4, transforming their Humanities subjects into an interactive day that brings […]

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House Chess Competition 2023

The MCM House Chess Competition held on Friday was a thrilling display of strategic prowess and sportsmanship. The teams displayed exemplary dedication and determination, making it an exciting event for all participants and spectators. Sheppard emerged as the champions, securing a remarkable 18 points. Their performance was truly commendable, showcasing their strong grasp of chess […]

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Remembrance Week 2023

As we enter the month of November, we have been commemorating those who lost their lives in the line of duty during both World Wars and subsequent conflicts. It’s been a time for Marlborough College Malaysia to gather as a community and remember the sacrifices made during times of war and think of those who […]

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Russell Group University Fair

On Friday 3rd November, Senior School pupils had the opportunity to attend the Russell Group University Fair. Held in the Prep Sports Hall, the College welcomed delegates from fourteen Russell Group Universities including King’s College London and Queen’s University Belfast. These institutions are highly regarded, ‘research-intensive’ universities based in the UK that offer a world-class […]

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UKMT Senior Maths Challenge 2023

Over 40 students entered the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge this October, almost doubling the participation from last year. We are pleased to see so many students wanting to challenge themselves mathematically. Because of the difficulty of the UKMT Maths Challenge, more students does not necessarily result in more Gold awards. Six students achieved the Gold […]

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Lectern Club ‘Honesty is the best policy’

On Wednesday evening, 11th of October, the Master and Mrs Burbury hosted the first Lectern Club of the academic year, centred around the theme ‘Honesty is the best policy’. What made this occasion even more exciting was the presence of the Lower Sixth newcomers, who had just transitioned from Hundred (Year 11). As these speakers […]

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Early Entry UK University Applicants

While most Sixth Form students are settling into the Michaelmas term here at the College, our Early Entry UK University Applicants have been busy completing their personal statements before submitting them  earlier this week.    Oxbridge candidates and those wishing to study medicine, dentistry or veterinary courses in the UK are required to submit their […]

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Economics and Business Olympiad

Pupils in the Senior School were put to the test recently during the inaugural Olympiad run by the Economics and Business Department. HMs nominated one pupil from each year group to take part in a series of challenges to test their business acumen and understanding of key economic principles in this House competition.    Rounds […]

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Mechanobiologist Talk

On Wednesday 27th September, pupils from Hundred, Remove and the Sixth Form were invited to attend a lecture by Samuel Maher, a third-year PhD student from the Cell Mechanobiology Laboratory at the University of Western Australia. Samuel’s research is centred on stem cell mechanobiology, which focuses on how physical forces affect cells and tissues. Alongside […]

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Celebration of outstanding IGCSE results

The College is delighted to celebrate the outstanding IGCSE grades that our Hundred pupils have achieved – the highest in the school’s history. Both boys and girls performed strongly with some exceptional results across all subjects. Panithraa gained the top grade in all subjects with 11 A*s/9s, including Additional Maths. Panithraa joined the College as […]

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Elisa earns perfect SAT score

Sixth Form student Elisa has achieved a perfect score of 1600 on her recent Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). Full marks are almost impossible to attain, with only a select few gaining the maximum number of points each year. Last year out of the 1.7 million students to take the test only 300 achieved full marks […]

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University Destinations 2023

We are very pleased to share that our ‘World Beating’ IB results have transmuted into an impressive array of university destinations for our 2023 leavers.   All Marlborough College Malaysia students who applied to university received at least one offer and these vary in level from BA/BSc, MChem, MEng and Foundation Diplomas, and represent a […]

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IB Core Weekend 2023

The Lower Sixth IB Core Weekend takes place on the first weekend of the Michaelmas Term each year. This year, more than seventy sixth-form students boarded a coach to Desaru, to take part in some activities, get to know each other, and receive an introduction to the IB programme, particularly its three core components: CAS […]

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MCM Pupils Enjoy Record-breaking IGCSE Results

Last year’s Hundred (Year 11) at Marlborough College Malaysia have received the best set of IGCSE results in the school’s history.   This cohort’s average grade was an ‘A’, with 79% of all students taking Edexcel subjects getting an A or A* (5 percentage points higher than the 74% achieved in 2022). Overall, with Edexcel […]

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John Locke Institute 2023 Global Essay Prize

We recently received the news that one of our prefects, Elisa See, has been shortlisted for the prestigious John Locke Institute 2023 Global Essay Prize in the Economics category.   Elisa has been invited to attend the event at Oxford University, where the prize winners will be announced.     Elisa’s essay was written to the prompt […]

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Prize Day 2023

On the final day of the 2022/23 academic year, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed pupils, parents and beaks from the Prep and Senior Schools to our annual Prize Day celebration. An important day in the life of the College, we celebrate the spectacular achievements of the year gone by. This year saw Prize Day attended by […]

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