Recent College News

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 »

Review: Dr Jack Gormley

Category: Speakers

It was a very great pleasure to welcome back Jack Gormley (TU 1998-2002) to be the inaugural speaker of the newly founded Medical Society. Discussing his journey from school boy to surgical Registrar in Ophthalmology, Jack gave an engaging, and at times humorous, insight into gaining admission to... More »

Review: Pupils’ Recital

Category: Music

There is seldom an occasion where a Marlburian fails to rise to a task and Thursday Evening's Pupils’ Recital proved to be no exception. After a busy start to the Lent term, and with half-term rapidly approaching, there was still a sense of energy and spirit in the performers.A plethora of... More »

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Visit

Category: CCF

Twenty-one Sixth Form Cadets enjoyed an enlightening tour of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on Tuesday. Entering through the Grand Entrance the cadets had a brief history lesson and tour of New College and The Royal Memorial Chapel. There was then time to observe a platoon of Junior Term Cadets... More »

Careers Speed-Dating

Category: Academic, General

On Tuesday 10th February, the Hundred attended the Careers Speed-Dating, an event where OMs from all sectors of employment came to talk to us about their particular professions. We were spoken to in small groups, by 16 different professionals and for around eight minutes each, which made it more... More »

Review: Daniel Hannan

Category: Speakers

On Thursday 5th February the Shell and Remove were treated to a master class in the art of public speaking. Daniel Hannan (BH 1984-89), the MEP for the South East of England, journalist and author is a renowned rhetorician whose coruscating attack on Gordon Brown as the ‘devalued Prime Minister of... More »

Review: Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral

Category: Music

Gloucester Cathedral is roughly half as old as Christianity itself. The building started life as the Abbey Church of a Benedictine monastery with construction work beginning in 1089, but even before that there was a place of worship on the site dating back to around 700 AD.  By comparison to... More »

Blog: Making Excellence a Habit

Category: Sport

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." This quote by Aristotle provides ‘food for thought’ after a weekend of truly outstanding results across all the sporting encounters.  This timely boost in confidence, as we hit the half-way mark in this term,... More »

Review: Ian Anthony

Category: Speakers, General, Events

Ian Anthony - Formerly of the Foreign Office 'Is Iran a nuclear threat?' The Politics Society was very fortunate to be able to host Ian Anthony through his connections with Jonathan Genton. His presentation on Iran's potential as a nuclear threat, was delivered as an "interrupted talk"... More »

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