Magdalene College

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Year founded[❔] 1428
Mature (21+)[❔]
Women only
Postgraduate only
Accepts part-time students ✔️
Oxford sister college[❔] Magdalen College
Gold/Platinum Green Impact Award 2018[❔]
College website click here

User reviews
  • 1
    Good location - right near the centre of town but no tourists
  • 1
    We are located right by the river
  • 0
    Very cheap accommodation

  • 1
    Real mix of accommodation quality - some rooms are pretty awful, but then very cheap.
  • 0
    The May Ball has a white tie dress code, which is expensive if you need to hire a suit for it
  • 0
    Bar is kinda dead
  • 0
    Food isn't great, but cheap

  • 1
    More accommodation maintenance

UG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 2
UG - usual # years room provided[❔] 4
PG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 0
PG - usual # years room provided[❔] 1
Couples rooms ✔️
Family rooms
Ballot system[❔] ✔️
% full-time PG in college room (~)[❔] 49
PG single room min. (~£/wk) 105
PG single room max. (~ £/wk) 157
Deadline to have met conditions to be eligible for college accommodation Unknown
Kitchen fixed charge [❔] ✔️
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PG accommodation website click here

User ratings
On-site room quality: Avg: 3.2/5
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On-site room value for money: Avg: 4.3/5
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Off-site room quality: Avg: /5
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Off-site room value for money: Avg: /5
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  • 0
    Very suspect - complete mix of sizes, furniture, noise, warmth, etc. so it's rather luck-of-the-draw (and more unlucky than not...)

24/7 library ✔️
College cafe
Anglican chapel ✔️
Interdenominational chapel
Discounted punting[❔] ✔️
Free punting[❔] ✔️
Radio station
Student garden
Bicycle scheme
Art room
Gym (weights) ✔️
Cinema
Badminton court
Basketball court
Dance studio
Eton Fives court ✔️
Netball court ✔️
Squash court ✔️
Swimming pool
Tennis court ✔️
Rugby field ✔️
Lacrosse field ✔️
Hockey pitch ✔️
Cricket pitch ✔️
Volleyball court
Football pitch ✔️
Brunch Saturday ✔️
Brunch Sunday ✔️
Daily vegan option ✔️

User ratings
Value for money: Avg: 4/5
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Quality of food: Avg: 3.5/5
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Acapella
Africa
Altruism
Anglo-Japanese
Anthropology
Apotheosis
Archeology
Art
Baking
Ballroom dancing
Bachata
Bee keeping
Board Games
Book Club
Botanical
Caledonian
Card games
Casino
Charity
Chess ✔️
Chinese Culture
Choir ✔️
Christian Union ✔️
Classics
College Brass Band
Comedy
Computer science
Consulting
Contemporary dance
Current affairs
Debate
Drama ✔️
Economics
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Families Club
Feminist ✔️
Film
Finance
Food
French
Gardening club ✔️
Gender equality ✔️
Geographical
History ✔️
Humanities
Investment
Irish
Islamic
Jewish
Land economy
Languages
Law ✔️
Lawn Games
Literary
Lockpicking
Maths
Medical ✔️
Mindfulness
Music ✔️
Musical ✔️
Orchestra ✔️
Oriental
PhD
Philosophy ✔️
Photography
Pilates
Poetry ✔️
Poker
Politics
Quiz ✔️
Role playing games
Russian
Salsa
Science
Serbian
Sign language
Smoothie
Social science
Speakers
Steel pan band
Student publication
Swiss
Tango
Tea
Theology
Ukelele band
Veterinary
Video games
Wine
Yoga ✔️
Zouk
Zumba
Aerobics
Athletics ✔️
Badminton ✔️
Basketball ✔️
Climbing ✔️
Cricket ✔️
Croquet
Cycling
Football (mens) ✔️
Football (womens) ✔️
Golf
Hockey ✔️
Kayaking
Lacrosse ✔️
Netball ✔️
Netball (womens) ✔️
Ninjitsu
Pole
Pool ✔️
Rounders
Rugby (mens) ✔️
Rugby ✔️
Rugby (womens)
Running
Sailing
Shooting
Ski
Squash
Swimming ✔️
Table football
Table tennis ✔️
Tennis ✔️
Tiddlywinks
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Waterpolo ✔️
Windsurfing
% 1st Class degree achieved (~)[❔] 27
JCR/MCR split[❔] ✔️
Student trustee[❔]
UG student website click here
PG student website click here
Free formals ✔️
Free formals per year 3
Free formal for guest
Private dining discount
Free formal for guest per year 0
Free parking
Use of squash and tennis facilities
Free sports facilities
Right to step on grass
Gym membership discount
Punt booking ✔️
Corporate event discount
Wedding discount
Accommodation discount available
May Ball frequency (years)[❔] 2
June Event frequency (years)[❔] 0
Winter Ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Spring ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Other ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Entrepreneurship competitions[❔]

User ratings
May/Spring/Winter/other ball rating: Avg: 3.6/5
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User reviews
  • 1
    Really good ball, classy with good entertainment, food and drinks. Very expensive, but better than other similarly-priced balls.


# full-time Bachelor's (~) 390
% full-time Bachelor's (~) 70
# full-time Master's (~) 30
% full-time Master's (~) 5
# full-time PhD (~) 140
% full-time PhD (~) 25
Total # full-time students (~) 560
% full-time UK (~) 65
% full-time EU (non-UK) (~) 10
% full-time non-EU (~) 25
% full-time female (~) 45
% full-time Male (~) 55
# part-time Master's (~) 0
# part-time PhDs (~) 0
Total # part-time students (~) 10
Total # students (~) 570
% Arts and Humanities students (~) 40
% STEMM students (~)[❔] 60
High-table[❔] ✔️
Gowns required[❔] ✔️

User ratings
Formal food quality: Avg: 5/5
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Value for money: Avg: 5/5
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Net assets (est.) 159.0 million
Net assets/student (~£/student) 283,000
Scholarships and awards (~£/student ) 900