Recent College News

Review: Canon Andrew White

Category: Speakers

Canon Andrew White (aka The Vicar of Baghdad) treated the Shell and Remove and a few lucky members of the Sixth Form to a truly unique lecture on ‘Faith under Fire’ on Monday 18th May.  The remarkable heart and motivation of a Multiple Sclerosis sufferer who goes to work with a bullet proof... More »

Drugs Briefing for Parents

Category: Speakers

The occasion of the termly beaks-parents meetings offers a chance for the College to engage parents with current and shared issues. Such issues may be national or local; pastoral or academic. In previous terms this year parents have been offered the chance to hear about Digital Safety and Social... More »

MOSA Meeting

Category: Speakers

On Saturday 9th May the summer meeting of the Medical Officers of Schools Association was hosted by Marlborough College. Around 60 Medical Officers and school nursing staff attended for a day of presentations, workshops and discussion groups based on the theme of health education, in its broadest... More »

Review: Matt Clarke

Category: Speakers

On Tuesday 5th May, Old Radleian Matt Clarke visited Marlborough to address the Shell about Wildlife Conservation. As well as being a photographer and conservationist, he is also a multi-award winning music writer, and his passion for all of these fields was very much in evidence during his time... More »

General Election Hustings

Category: Academic, Community, General, Events, Speakers

A panel of Devizes Constituency candidates - with one substitution - faced an audience of around 400 Marlborough pupils on Tuesday 28th April and on a show of hands it was clear that about 150 of them would be able to vote on May 7.Claire Perry (Conservative), Chris Watts (Labour), David Pollitt... More »

Review: Jonathan Forbes

Category: Speakers, General

The U6 have had a series of talks on Wednesday afternoons preparing us for life beyond Marlborough College. I invited my father to come and speak to my fellow soon-to-be leavers about alcohol and addiction; a subject about which, unfortunately, he has a wealth of knowledge.Coming to talk was a... More »

Video: Dr. Paul Abell of NASA

Category: Academic, General, Speakers

We were immensely lucky to have an inspiring visit from a senior NASA Scientist on Thursday 23rd April. Dr Paul Abell, Lead Scientist for Planetary Bodies and expert on all things Asteroidal arrived clad in his NASA Recovery suit to give a series of talks. Upper School physicists and GCSE... More »

Review: Rob Oxley

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Rob Oxley - Why are some Pressure Groups more successful than others? The Politics Society hosted Rob Oxley, formerly the communications director of the Taxpayers Alliance and now working for Business for Britain. His visit to Marlborough on Thursday 5th March saw him explain why some Pressure... More »

Review: Melanie Gow

Category: Speakers

Melanie Gow, the most impressive photo-journalist and published author, very kindly came to the College to address the audience gathered for the final Sunday Evening Talk of the academic year on Sunday 15th March. Her theme was literally a well-trodden one for her, but one which she nonetheless... More »

Review: Professor Sir Hew Strachan

Category: Speakers

The History Society was honoured to welcome Professor Sir Hew Strachan, a fellow at All Souls College, Oxford on Thursday 12th March. He gave a talk about the origins of the First World War and in particular how what could have been a local war escalated into a worldwide conflict. He divided the... More »

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