Stories by the alumnae of the Malay Girls College / Tunku Kurshiah College (MGC / TKC)
This ‘piece de resistance’ chronicles the legacy of the College which carries the name of Malaysia’s first Duli Yang Maha Mulia seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong, Yang Maha Mulia Tunku Puan Besar Kurshiah Binti Almarhum Tunku Besar Burhanuddin D.M.N, D.K.N.S, D.K, S.M.N.
This book creates a lasting documentation of how the College which came to being in 1947, became a monumental conduit for freedom of education for the Malay girls in Persekutuan Tanah Melayu and later, Malaysia.
The nation’s first woman, Deputy Prime Minister, the first woman Chief Justice of Malaysia, the first woman Vice-Chancellor and many more ‘first’ bear testament to the mould that is MGC/TKC.
For the girls who experienced the College, this book is redolent of their teenage years, far from family yet grown into another family, providing the foundation for the realisation of potential towards a lifetime of achievements
For those outside the College, this is a window to the magical intricacies of life within the MGC / TKC fold, in the creation of impactful personalities for society
For the young girls at the College, this book should be a beacon, of the legacy of MGC/TKC; the ‘to be’ of the quintessential Malay lady.
Tunku Kurshiah College remains as the premier residential school in Malaysia for Malay girls to receive educations and be developed to best serve “Agama, Bangsa dan Negara”.