Recent College News

Going Dutch

Category: Academic, General, Events

On Thursday the College hosted representatives from five leading NL universities at a 'Go Dutch' further education seminar. A substantial audience of interested Sixth Formers heard persuasive arguments as to why they should entertain the idea of study in Holland. Up to 1,700 MA, MSc, LLM and... 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 »

The Final Countdown

Category: Sport

After qualifying for the National Finals the U14As have been working very hard at training this week in preparation for a tough event ahead. The girls will travel up to Liverpool this Friday afternoon ahead of the competition on Saturday. The girls will face the following teams in the group stages:... More »

Review: L6 Careers Fair

Category: Events, General, Academic

On Tuesday 9th March the Lower Sixth were given the opportunity to attend three different seminars, run by relations of Marlburians, about many different careers. These ranged from retail to banking, and from PR to law, so there was a choice for everyone. It was especially refreshing to hear about... More »

Review: Own Works Readings

Category: Community, General, Academic

Thursday 26th February marked the inauguration of a hopefully long-lived offshoot of the Poetry Society.  Fronted by Tilly Alexander (NC U6), a handful of students, along with Dr Ponsford, stood up in the Adderley to read their own work.  The appreciative audience experienced insightful... More »

Review: Southbank Sinfonia Gala Concert

Category: Events, Music, General

The side-by-side concert by the Southbank Sinfonia and College students has rightly become a highlight of our musical calendar and drew a packed audience to the Memorial Hall. This was a fitting end to the eighth Southbank residency and was, without doubt, one of the most outstanding school... More »

Review: Baroness Cox

Category: Speakers, General, Community

The Master was delighted to host the Annual Lecture of the Marlborough Brandt Group in the Memorial Hall last Thursday. MBG has grown and sustained a developmental partnership since 1981 between the community of Marlborough and that of the Gunjur in the Gambia. On this occasion Baroness Cox,... More »

The Revd Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

Category: Speakers

The Rector of Marlborough, The Revd Andrew Studdert-Kennedy (C3 1972-76) enthralled and challenged a large crowd of Marlburians gathered at the Sunday Evening Talk on Sunday 8th March. Andrew chose to speak about the life and pastoral theology of his grandfather, The Revd Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy... More »

Review: Dr Ben Pilgrim

Category: Speakers, General, Academic

Dr Ben Pilgrim, Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge 'The Chemistry of Water' Dr Pilgrim commenced with a history and the significance of water – why is it so important? He found answers in the abundance, and chemical quirks, of this most fundamental of molecules, and in particular the curious... More »

Review: Dr Simon Hall

Category: Speakers, General, Events

On Friday of last week Dr Simon Hall came from the University of Bristol in order to deliver a talk regarding Complex Functional Materials – in this case, so-called superconductors.In particular he explained to us the extreme importance of finding a superconductor that could operate at, or near,... More »

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