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'Small Bites, Big Ideas' with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission

Continuing our popular series of talks and discussions, 'Small Bites, Big Ideas', a senior officer from The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) recently addressed the Society on the subject of: "Challenges in Fighting Corruption in Malaysia".

 

Visit to HRH the Sultan of Selangor's Automobile Gallery

The Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia was recently graciously invited by HRH the Sultan of Selangor for a private viewing of the Royal Automobile Gallery at Istana Alam Shah, Klang on Saturday, 25 February 2012.

 

The Society Elects Its First Honorary Member

The Society has elected Mr. Bill Dobson of Benalla, Victoria, Australia as its first Honorary Member in recognition of and gratitude for his donation of the Benalla boats and trailer to the Society. Bill's election follows a change to our Constitution last year to provide for Honorary Membership.

   

New Sponsor for the 2012 Boat Race

A new sponsor has generously contributed RM10,000 towards the 2012 Boat Race, the highlight of the Society's sporting calendar. Mr. Nick Ashby, a stalwart of the Society for many years and a formidable oarsman in his own right, presented his sponsorship cheque to the Society's President, Margaret Hall, at a recent charity event.

 

Potluck Dinners: Nigella meets Chef Wan

Are you keen on dinner parties? If so, why don't you volunteer to host one of our 'Pot Luck' dinner parties and put that kitchen to good use!  Continuing with our drive to encourage more social interaction between our members, we are delighted to inform you that some of our members have very kindly agreed to become hosts for our inaugural "Jom Makan" series!

   

'Small Bites, Big Ideas' - With Abdul Razak Abdullah Baginda

As part of the Society's ongoing series of talks (Small Bites, Big Ideas), a stimulating evening of conversation with Abdul Razak Baginda took place on December 15th on the topic: "Malaysia - Trapped by Religion and Politics?"

 

Oxbridge Mixologists

Oxbridge Mixology is back by popular demand! After the roaring success of the last Mixology event in March, members recently gathered at KL’s coolest venue, Celsius Restaurant and Bar to mix the best Malaysian-twist cocktails

   

Charity Christmas Food and Wine Tasting

The Society recently organised a Christmas food and wine tasting in support of the Chin refugee children in Malaysia. Members enjoyed a fun evening and stocked up on a range of fine wines, beers and seasonal foods - all available at bargain prices for Christmas delivery!

 

Guy Fawkes Night Party

"Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder and treason should ever be forgot." Members rekindled all the fun of Guy Fawkes Night (or Bonfire Night) at the ONLY Guy Fawkes celebration in Malaysia.  There were jacket potatoes, pies and toffee apples, fireworks and sparklers, a bonfire and - of course - a Guy to burn! For images of this fun-filled family event CLICK HERE.

   

Project Southeast Asia

The Society recently organised Evening Drinks with Dr. Chan Xin Hui, Dr. Thum Ping Tjin and Tom Hoogervoorst, the Pioneers of the University of Oxford’s Project Southeast Asia, in The Hard Rock Cafe at 8.30 pm on October 23rd.

 

Oxbridge/Sunway Essay Competition: Winning Essays 2011

The 2011 Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia and Sunway University English Language Competition included an Essay Competition which attracted more candidates than ever before. The quality of the winning entries from the fourth and fifth formers taking part was remarkably high and you can read the six winning essays here.

   

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