Recent College News

Live Reptiles & Wildlife Photography

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Mr Ayub Khan, a renowned photographer and wildlife expert came to speak to the Shell this afternoon bringing with him several of his pet reptiles. Ayub addressed the year group with stories about his travels and interest the Natural World, before introducing the students to a number of his Lizards... More »

European Day of Languages

Category: Academic

26th September is the European Day of Languages, an event we marked by inviting Year 8 students from several local schools to compete in a Languages Quiz. Which country has the most native speakers of Spanish? What would a Mancunian do with a 'chuddy'? What proportion of the world’s languages are... More »

Professor Tim Whitmarsh

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Tim Whitmarsh, Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge and author of Battling the Gods, proposes an alternative view of the performance of the Homeric poems. The traditional approach is based around Odyssey Book 8 where the bard Demodocus is summoned to provide after... More »

Introduction to Irish Literature

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Members of the Literary Society crowded into the newly refurbished North Block 5 on Tuesday evening at 5.30pm for an Introduction to Irish Literature. All those studying Pre-U Literature in English in the Lower Sixth attended, accompanied by some interested enthusiasts from the year above. In place... More »

Modern Languages after Marlborough

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

Last Friday we were delighted to welcome back to the College three recent OMs, all of whom have taken their Modern Language studies further since leaving Marlborough, and all of whom are now gaining success through their language skills. The evening of presentations to the current Upper School... More »

Review: Tim Oakley

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Mr Tim Oakley, father of Claire (LI 1999-01) and Sophie Oakley (LI 2001-03), gave a talk for Geographers in the Memorial Hall on Thursday 22nd September. The talk, for pupils in the Remove and Hundred, was on his Royal Geographical Society sponsored 2016 heroic replication of Roald Amundsen’s epic... More »

Review: Gerard Evenden

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

The History of Art Society at Marlborough College was honoured to be addressed by expert architect Gerard Evenden in a talk entitled "Designing Canary Wharf Underground Station."Mr Evenden, senior executive partner of Foster & Partners Architects, masterminded construction of the... More »

Medical Successes

Category: Academic

Medical places are notoriously hard to win, and successes really deserve to be announced in the same breath as Oxbridge, as only very high achievers apply and they then battle for selection against odds of ten applications to one place. Six Marlburians are to be congratulated this year for winning... More »

Gerard Evenden

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Gerard Evenden, Senior Partner from Foster & Partners, Architects, and project leader of many famous international architectural landmarks visited Marlborough on Wednesday 14th September. He gave a talk to pupils and his theme was his leading role in the design of the Canary Wharf Underground... More »

ACT Test Centre

Category: General, Academic

We are delighted to announce that Marlborough College is now an ACT test centre offering ACT tests on the following dates for the 2016/17 application season: Saturday 10th September 2016Saturday 10th December 2016Saturday 10th June 2017The ACT is a ‘Standardised Test’ which pupils can take in order... More »

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