About Oxbridge Malaysia

Oxbridge Malaysia - Society Information

The Founders of the Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia were men of few words and singular Vision.

The Society was registered on 11 January 1960. The objectives of the Society were (and still are) : to promote social, recreational and cultural activities between past and present members of the two Universities in the (then) Federation of Malaya; to organise a dinner in celebration of the annual Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race and to further any cause or project in the interests of the Universities or their members.

Tun Sir Henry H. S. Lee was the first President of the Society, and the Hon. Dato’ Suleiman bin Dato’ Abdul Rahman PMN (ex-Minister of the Interior) and H E Colonel C M Bennet (New Zealand High Commissioner) were Vice-Presidents. Datin Lau Foo Sun (nee Gunn Chit Wah) was the Secretary and Mr A W Rowkett was the Treasurer. The other committee members were the Hon Dato’ Sir Clough Thuraisingham and Mr Choo Kok Leong.

Past Presidents of the Society include:

Tun H.S. Lee
Tun Suffian Mohammad
Tan Sri Lal Vorah
Mr. Tristan Russell
Dr. Goh Cheng Teik
H.E. Graham Fry
Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad
Ms. Elizabeth Lee
Datin Shalini Ganendra
Ir Dr Gue See Sew

For details of the current Executive Committee members: CLICK HERE

In 2009, the society celebrated its 50th anniversary with a splendid Gala Dinner in Kuala Lumpur attended by members and their guests. You can view the photo gallery of this historic event by clicking HERE