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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

220

Postgraduates

114

Fellows

9271

Alumni

594

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

News
Flowers Magdalene College Fellows Garden

Mr Duncan Robinson CBE (1943-2022)

It is with great sadness that the College announces that Mr Duncan Robinson CBE, Honorary Fellow and former Master, died peacefully in the United States on 2 December 2022.

Alumni
First Court, Magdalene College

The Magdalene Bursary Scheme

The Magdalene Bursary Scheme has a significant impact on the lives of our students, with 55% of our undergraduates now receiving some form of financial assistance.

News
Magdalene College Cambridge

Magdalene Fellow named as New Chair of Cambridge University Press & Assessment Academic Publishing Committee

Cambridge University Press & Assessment has announced Magdalene Fellow, Professor Amira K Bennison, as Chair of its influential Academic Publishing Committee. Professor Bennison will head the Committee which decides which books and journals will carry the prestigious Cambridge University Press imprint.

Events

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Exhibition
Will Carter - Man of Letters

Will Carter - Man of Letters

An important retrospective featuring the wide-ranging portfolio of one of Cambridge’s most respected and much-loved resident artists, including many examples of his calligraphy, letter carving, printing, and typefaces.

Alumni
Medical Society Dinner 2023

Medical Society Dinner 2023

The Master, Medical Fellows, and Development Director are delighted to invite current and former Medical students to the annual Magdalene Medical Society Dinner on Saturday 21 January 2023.

The Pepys Dinner 2023

We are delighted to invite members of the Fellowship, selected donors, and Pepysian guests of honour, to the Pepys Dinner on Friday 25th February 2022 in honour of Samuel Pepys’ birthday.