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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Halloween at MCM

There were plenty of fun and games last week at the College as pupils took part in their own Halloween entertainment. Pupils in Artemis transformed their boarding house into a spooky space as they threw the ultimate Halloween party and were joined by the boarders in Apollo. Red and green lightning and Halloween decorations gave […]

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East Java Awe and Wonder Trip 2023

During the October half term, the Sixth Form students, accompanied by three brave teachers, set off to East Java, Indonesia for the trip of a lifetime to explore the country’s volcanoes. We landed late on Thursday evening and were introduced to our guides, Taufik and Alfie, before setting off on our long bus journey to […]

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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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Prep Music Concert MT2023

On Tuesday 17th October, we enjoyed the Prep School’s Michaelmas Half Term Music Concert held in the Wykeham Hall. The concert aimed to give all musical pupils the opportunity to showcase their skills by playing and performing to a live audience. It was a chance for both our more advanced players and the upcoming young […]

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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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Nations Day 2023

The first half of Michaelmas term 2023 concluded with a vibrant celebration for Nations Day 2023. It is a day that serves as a tribute to the rich heritage, culture, and culinary delights of the world, reflecting the diverse nationalities that make up the Marlborough College Malaysia community. The morning commenced in a kaleidoscope of […]

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Pre Prep Puppy Hash 2023

It was a colourful end to last week for the Pre-Prep School as pupils and many of their parents took part in the Puppy Hash. This event allows our younger pupils the chance to participate in their own running race  and it  is their version of the Beagle Hash which is run by Prep and […]

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IA Silver Expedition Trip 2023

During the first half of the Michaelmas term, pupils from Hundred prepared for their Silver IA. They embarked on their IA Silver Expedition on the first Exeat and had an incredible encounter with a group of wild elephants during their four-day adventure in Endau Rompin National Park.   The ‘Adventurous Journey’ is a key component […]

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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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Boarders Lecture Series | Mak Joon Nien

The Boarders Lecture on Sunday 15th October was a real treat for those that attended.   Mak Joon Nien, CEO of Standard Chartered Malaysia, spoke about his life and what it was to be in charge of such a large company.   As an Old Marlburian, he said that his time at Marlborough College UK […]

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Senior Art Trip | Aw Pottery Studio

On 12th October, the Hundred and Sixth Form Art students had the privilege of visiting Aw Pottery Studio in Johor. Upon arrival, we explored the reflective garden and learned about the techniques and processes used to build the various ceramics in the studio. We then had the opportunity to learn ceramic techniques from Masters who […]

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Football Straits 2023

Last weekend brought with it one of the most anticipated events in the MCM Sports calendar -The Football Straits. The seven-a-side football tournament was back with even more matches and more chances to bond over a fantastic game of football. This was the first year that the event was held over the weekend and superbly […]

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Halloween Run 2023

On Friday 13th October, the Senior School hosted its first Halloween Run in the history of Marlborough College Malaysia. The Raising and Giving Society came together alongside beaks to plan the event with all money raised going to the Outreach programme. An impressive 10,000RM was raised on the day and the event was a fantastic […]

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An Eerie Evening

Monday 9th October saw the Senior Drama pupils perform in ‘An Eerie Evening’. The performance was unlike any other, as talented pupils led the audience through spooky spaces within the Music and Drama Department. The production was a “Promenade Performance” which involves audience members following the actors through the performance. First, the audiecne was treated […]

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Outreach visit | Hillville Aged Care Home

Last Saturday, a group of Sixth Form students volunteered their spare time over the weekend to visit Hillville Aged Care Home in Johor Bahru as part of the College’s Outreach programme.    Upon arrival, students got straight to work by helping with some of the duties in the home as well as sharing out the […]

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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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JASC Swimming Gala 2023

On Wednesday 4th ctober, the College hosted the first Swimming Gala of the year with some excellent results for the MCM teams. A total of 190 participants from nine different schools took part in the event. The MCM Swimming Squad was well represented with 42 swimmers competing overall. Our talented swimmers in the U11 girls […]

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IGCSE Geography coursework field trip

Last week the IGCSE Geography pupils (Hundred) departed for a three day fieldwork trip to Kota Tinggi and Mersing. The Geography IGCSE Course requires pupils to be able to apply the knowledge of geographical concepts and skills to real world examples, this fieldwork is vital for them to develop a ‘sense of place’ by looking […]

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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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