News

Markham College is an exciting place where new developments are always taking place. Browse through our news to find out more about our initiatives and achievements, as well as read up on some helpful tips.

The Copa America at Markham

Markham College had the honour to win the BBVA’s unique experience, showcasing the original CONMEBOL trophy on school grounds.

Preparing for the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games

Previous to the arrival of the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games, on Wednesday 22 May we had the opportunity to receive Luisa Villar (Roosevelt School teacher and Peruvian representative of the Pan-Am organisation) and Juan Leon (a well-known Peruvian swimmer) in the Lower School.

Outstanding university results

At Markham College we are proud to share the outstanding results our students have accomplished in their university applications, the result of their longstanding dedication and effort.

2019 Aerospace Engineering Awards

We are excited to announce that one of our former students, Franco Cubas (graduated in 2014), was recognised in the 2019 Aerospace Engineering Awards and awarded the H.S. Stillwell Problem Solving Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2019 International Food Fair

This year’s International Food Fair was extra special due to it occurring on the day of the inauguration ceremony for the Regional Round Square Conference hosted by Markham and San Silvestre students.

DT featured in DATA magazine

We are pleased to share the latest edition of The Design and Technology Association’s magazine where Markham College’s Design and Technology (DT) department was featured thanks to the efforts made last year by Ms Rachel Wyncoll (Head of the DT department) to inspire young students to become involved in this subject.

Graduate receives Rising Star Award

We are pleased to announce one of our own Old Markhamians, Fernando Tamayo Grados (graduated in 2005), has received a Rising Star for Young Alumni Award from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. This award recognises his emerging leadership in Peru and Latin America promoting sustainable development through social enterprise.

Chincha Trip – March 2019

The weekend of the 16th and 17th of March, the first Chincha service trip of 2019 took place. Around 140 students volunteered to go, including 30 attendees from San Silvestre School.

Mayor’s Cup International 2019

During the summer break, the 2003/2004 (age group) football team participated in the 11th edition of the Mayor’s Cup International Showcase against teams from 19 countries and 27 U.S states.

Un hogar, un futuro – HACIA Democracy

It is our pleasure to announce that one of the three finalist groups in the Desafío de Emprendimiento Social HACIA Democracy 2019 is “Un hogar, un futuro”, by a group of 13 young Markham students. This challenge aims to develop young entrepreneurs with a strong civic commitment. The idea is to identify a problem inside of a community and propose an innovative and sustainable project to solve it. A great prize will be offered to the project that demonstrates extraordinary innovation, impact and sustainability.