Welcome to Magdalene
The College is a warm and thriving community in which we strive to make everyone welcome. We are committed to excellence not only in academic life but in all aspects of what we do and we take great pride in the many achievements of the Members of our community.
Years of Study
University launches enhanced bursary scheme
A new enhanced bursary scheme is being launched by the University of Cambridge to support undergraduate students facing financial pressures. Over the next ten years, more than £100 million will be awarded to students, across all the Colleges.
The History Makers
Join Dr Carl Watkins, Fellow and University Reader in History, as he talks to acclaimed author Richard Cohen (1965). Richard discusses his new book The History-Makers and reveals how historians - and other critical witnesses such as the writers of the Bible, novelists, and political propagandists - influence accepted accounts of the human experience.
The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy
Magdalene alumnus and Fellow of Girton College, Dr Arik Kershenbaum (1987) is joined in a roundtable discussion by Astronomer Royal, Lord Martin Rees, and Magdalene Fellow and Zoologist, Professor Tim Clutton-Brock, as they discuss his new book The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy - What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens and Ourselvesand consider the possible nature of life on other planets.
Admissions Assessment Sessions
This year, Magdalene College is collaborating with St Peter’s College and Jesus College (University of Oxford) to deliver a series of free webinars focusing on preparing for specific admissions assessments.
Cambridge Open Days 2021: Student Life and Admissions Session
Magdalene College is delighted to invite prospective applications to our Student Life and Admissions Session, as part of this year’s Open Days.
Cambridge Open Days 2021: Parents Evening for potential applicants of Black African and Caribbean heritage
Magdalene College is delighted to invite parents and guardians to our online ‘Parents Evening’. This event is open to parents or guardians supporting an applicant who identifies as Black African and Caribbean, or as having Black African and Caribbean heritage.