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The Fragility of Homelessness

Category: Community

The title of my EPQ project was ‘The Fragility of Homelessness’, creating an artifact to represent their delicate state.I had a rotation of around 40 people doing hour slots in my shelter over Thursday, Friday and Saturday, concluding with sleeping in it overnight. I really wanted to gain a deeper... More »

Medawar memories

Category: Academic

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the ground-breaking work of Sir Peter Medawar (B2 1928-32) has been remembered by two pioneering Old Marlburians.Jullien Gaer (BH 1974-1978), a cardiac surgeon working at the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, recently visited Hyderabad to give a... More »

Fives contest

Category: Sport, General, Community

There was an epic contest on the Fives court on Sunday, as the College took on the OMs.After what proved to be quite a match, the College emerged with a narrow victory - 95-94 with Hugo Fry (C1 L6) pipping Alex Frosell (CO 2008-13) 12-11 to seal the win. More »

Les Joutes Oratoires

Category: Academic, General

Mardi dernier, six équipes se battaient les unes contre les autres pour avancer à la finale nationale. C’était un après-midi plein de passion et de débats combatifs sur une gamme de sujets actuels, comme le suicide assisté et l’augmentation de la surveillance de notre vie. C’était une concurrence... More »

National spotlight

Category: Sport

The Lacrosse 1st XII squad are today taking part in the National Schools Tournament at Guildford.For updates from the day please follow the Lacrosse Twitter account by clicking here.Good luck girls! More »

Sevens winners at Sexey's

Category: Sport, Rugby, General

The Open VII defended their title at the Sexey’s School U18 Rugby Sevens tournament on Thursday 26th February. Group wins against Milton Abbey, Sexey’s and Holyrood set up a semi-final clash with an impressive Beechen Cliff side from Bath. A convincing victory, that culminated with a 30 metre drop... More »

Review: Professor Peter Barham

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Professor Barham kindly presented to us a talk regarding penguins across the world, and how he has involved himself in many a different task that has benefited penguins’ lives. He started off by providing us all with the necessary background information on each species of penguins and more... More »

Today's fixtures

Category: Sport, General

Thursday features a busy fixture schedule including fixtures against Bradfield, Clifton and Wellington.For a full list of matches please click here.Twitter accounts are now set up for many sports at Marlborough. Please click here for a full list. More »

US University Applications

Category: General, Academic

The 2014/15 US application season has been the busiest yet, with 129 individual applications to US and Canadian Universities by 25 pupils. Notable Early Action or Early Decision successes this year included University of Chicago, University of Virginia and a considerable merit scholarship offered... More »

Review: Professor Jean Michel Massing

Category: Speakers

The History of Art Society - Wednesday 4th February 2015 “Dürer, Astrology and the Apocalypse” Professor Jean Michel Massing, (Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge and Chair of the Department of History of Art, Cambridge University)It was a very great honour for Marlborough’s History of Art... More »

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