A survivor’s guide to the Oxbridge interview

Written by Harry Mount - The Daily Telegraph

Trying for a place at Oxford or Cambridge? Harry Mount offers expert advice – and explodes some myths – about the interview.


Small Bites, Big Ideas & President’s Cocktails

On Friday, 7th September, Mr Tim Gardam, Principal of St Anne’s College, Oxford and a member of the Board of Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, will talk on: “UK Media and Press Regulation.”


Oxford University Malaysia Club 20th Anniversary Dinner

This September, the Oxford University Malaysia Club (OUMC) will be hosting its 20th Anniversary Dinner. The dinner is kindly being sponsored by the Platinum Sponsor, YTL Corporation.


Stir in cloisters over the Oxford guide to dating posh girls

It was meant to be a light-hearted guide to help working-class boys woo well-heeled members of the opposite sex. But an Oxford University student publication giving young men from modest backgrounds tips in how to date ‘posh girls’ has been withdrawn...


Poor pupils to win subsidised places at Oxford University

Up to 1,000 poor teenagers are to be given heavily subsidised places at Oxford after the university was handed a £75 million donation by a former student. The ancient institution will hand undergraduates £11,000 per year in living costs – and cut fees by around two-thirds – to enable more bright teenagers from deprived backgrounds to attend.


Oxbridge Malaysia/Sunway Public Speaking Competition: Finals

The Finals of the 2012 Oxbridge Malaysia/Sunway Public Speaking and Essay Competition, an exciting annual event of English writing and oratory excellence, were held on June 23rd at Sunway University's Bandar Sunway Campus. View the Photo Gallery of this Event.


Cambridge Pun Boleh Bah

'Cambridge Pun Boleh Bah' is an initiative put together by iCUSU (Cambridge University Students' Union International), to inspire and inform Sabahans about studying in Cambridge.


The Society Vice-Presidents' Cocktails 2012

The Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia recently held its annual Vice-Presidents' Cocktail Party on Friday, July 6th at 6.30 pm. The evening was jointly hosted by Chook Yuh Yng (V-P Cantab) and Mark Disney (V-P Oxon).


The Society's 50th Annual General Meeting

The 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia took place on Sunday, July 1st 2012 at 6.30 pm and all members were encouraged to attend. The AGM was followed by the traditional President's Reception. All members were notified by email.


The Oxbridge Malaysia & KTJ Debate and Workshop 2012

The Society recently organised The Oxbridge Malaysia & KTJ Debate and Workshop 2012 in conjunction with MABECS which was held on Saturday May 19th at Kollej Tuanku Ja'afar. The day began with a Plenary debate between four speakers from the Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia.


Oxbridge Malaysia/Sunway Public Speaking Competition

The 2012 Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia/Sunway University public speaking competition preliminary rounds and semi-finals were held on Saturday April 14th at Sunway University. Almost 120 fourth and fifth form students from as far away as Ipoh and Melaka toook part.


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