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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

370

Undergraduates

237

Postgraduates

103

Fellows

8885

Alumni

593

Years of Study

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 Here

We are keen to encourage anyone with the academic potential to succeed at Cambridge to apply here, regardless of background.

Study Here

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

Future Foundations

Future Foundations - The Campaign for Magdalene is a five year campaign aiming to equip the College for the next generation.

Future Foundations
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 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
The New Library, Magdalene College Cambridge

New Library wins Royal Institute of British Architects National Award

The New Library has been announced as one of the winners of The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) National Awards 2022.

News
Giving Day 2022 Thank You

Giving Day – thank you!

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Magdalene Giving Day. Together the College community raised over £155,000 for Student Welfare and Mental Health, Undergraduate Bursary Support, Postgraduate Support and College Activities.

Sport
Mallory Club at Henley 2022

Mallory Club at Henley 2022

All alumni, Members and their guests are invited to Henley Cricket Club for liquid refreshments in support of the MBC crews racing at Henley Royal Regatta this year on Wednesday 29 June. 

Events

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Exhibition
Margaret Green Amongst the windbreaks

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected works from the Collection of Robert Cripps, showcases a small snapshot of the paintings, drawings and engravings acquired over many years by a remarkable collector, reflecting both his deep roots in the countryside and coast of East Anglia and his championing of the indigenous art and artists of his adopted Australian home.

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Admissions
Magdalene Open Days

Cambridge Hybrid Open Days 2022

Hybrid Open Days will be taking place on Thursday, 7 July and Friday, 8 July 2022. The Open Days are aimed at prospective applicants from Year 12 (or equivalent) and mature applicants (aged 21 or over), together with their parents or supporters, to help them learn more about the University.