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Sir Christopher Greenwood, Master of Magdalene College

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.

Sir Christopher Greenwood, Master of Magdalene
Welcome to Magdalene

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Undergraduates

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Postgraduates

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Fellows

9271

Alumni

595

Years of Study

First Court, Magdalene College Cambridge

About

Magdalene College in the twenty-first century continues a tradition of education and exploration on this riverside site that goes back nearly 600 years.

About
College Life

College Life

Find out about what it's like to live, study and socialise at Magdalene. Our small annual intake helps to foster a family atmosphere and a close-knit community.

College Life

Study

We are keen to encourage anyone with the academic potential to succeed at Cambridge to apply to Magdalene.

Study

Student Life

We value the opportunities we have to get to know one another, irrespective of our subject and status.

Student Life

Alumni

Magdalene alumni are Members of College for life and are at the centre of the College community.

Alumni
Supporting Magdalene

Supporting Magdalene

With your help, we can do even more to encourage our talented community of bright young minds to achieve their academic and personal potential

Supporting Magdalene
Events at Magdalene

Events

Magdalene hosts a wide range of events throughout the year for both resident and non-resident Members of the College.

Events
Pepys Building, Magdalene College Cambridge

Pepys Library

The Pepys Library houses one of the great national library collections: 3000 volumes preserved as they were when Samuel Pepys bequeathed them.

Pepys Library

Contact us

Please find details of how to contact us by post, telephone, email, or via the website, by following this link.

Contact us

News

Fellows
First Court Magdalene College

Parnell Fellow departs for Harvard

Mr Daniel Mulhall, the Parnell Fellow for 2022-23, has been appointed as a Fellow at The Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School for the upcoming semester. The Harvard program aims to enable Fellows to share their extensive experience in public life with Harvard students.

Magdalene Members - Guild of Benefactors

Magdalene Members admitted to the University of Cambridge Guild of Benefactors

We are delighted to announce that three of our generous Magdalene benefactors were admitted to the University of Cambridge Guild of Benefactors last night in honour of their outstanding philanthropic contributions.

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Engineering Residential 2023

Summer Outreach Residentials

Magdalene College proudly hosted two outreach residentials in August 2023, designed to provide prospective applicants from Widening Participation backgrounds with an insight into university life.

Events

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Exhibition
Lady in love - Jiří Kolář

The World According to Jiří Kolář

Jiří Kolář (1914-2002) was a prolific Czech artist across media: a poet, writer, and translator who expanded the boundaries of modern art by deconstructing the printed image and word.

Student Event
Freshers' Tea

Freshers' Tea 2023

Welcome to Magdalene! Freshers (and their parents/guardians/family) are warmly invited to attend a drop-in session from 10am - 2pm in Hall. Come and collect your Freshers' goodie bag, buy College merchandise, meet the Alumni and Development Team and relax with a tea or coffee.

Alumni
O&C Dinner

Magdalene in London: Dinner at the Oxford & Cambridge Club 2023

Fully Booked - We are delighted to invite Members to attend a Magdalene in London dinner at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, on Friday 13 October 2023.