Murray Edwards College

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Year founded[❔] 1954
Mature (21+)[❔]
Women only ✔️
Postgraduate only
Accepts part-time students ✔️
Oxford sister college[❔] St Anne's College
Gold/Platinum Green Impact Award 2018[❔]
College website click here

User reviews
  • 1
    Near Aldi
  • 1
    We have squash and tennis courts on-site
  • 0
    Botanical styled gardens
  • 0
    Nice gardens, decent third year accommodation (Buck House), lovely library
  • 0
    Graduates have free formals with wine every week
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    Gateway program - careers development workshops and exclusive internships for MEdwards students

  • 1
    Overpriced accommodation
  • 1
    Other side of town from most NatSci faculties
  • 0
    The hill!
  • 0
    All female - does result in less of a college social atmosphere, and can get a bit cliquey
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    You have to cycle uphill to reach the college

  • 1
    Make accommodation cheaper
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    Fully renovate old block
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    Make it a mixed gender college

UG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 3
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 (~)[❔] 33
PG single room min. (~£/wk) 92
PG single room max. (~ £/wk) 120
Deadline to have met conditions to be eligible for college accommodation 20th of August
Kitchen fixed charge [❔] ✔️
UG accommodation website click here
PG accommodation website click here

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On-site room quality: Avg: 3.5/5
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On-site room value for money: Avg: 1/5
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Off-site room quality: Avg: /5
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    Real mix - great, en-suite rooms in first year (compulsory to stay in Pearl House) and in Buck House (typically third years), old block is really dodgy though, and generally all over-priced. Would say that only Buck House is decent value for money, but that's at the expense of being kicked out on the last day of lectures for conference guests to move in.


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 ✔️

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Value for money: Avg: 3.7/5
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Quality of food: Avg: 4.3/5
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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 (~)[❔] 18
JCR/MCR split[❔] ✔️
Student trustee[❔] ✔️
UG student website click here
PG student website click here
Free formals ✔️
Free formals per year 1
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)[❔] 0
June Event frequency (years)[❔] 0
Winter Ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Spring ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Other ball frequency (years)[❔] 0
Entrepreneurship competitions[❔]

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May/Spring/Winter/other ball rating: Avg: 3/5
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  • 0
    The VK Rainbow Table is the stuff of legends and has to be seen to be believed
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    ME Garden party is the best Garden Party of May Week
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    Garden party is decent, prices have gone up in recent years though and it's the same entertainment/ food/ decorations every time.


# full-time Bachelor's (~) 370
% full-time Bachelor's (~) 70
# full-time Master's (~) 50
% full-time Master's (~) 10
# full-time PhD (~) 100
% full-time PhD (~) 20
Total # full-time students (~) 520
% full-time UK (~) 65
% full-time EU (non-UK) (~) 15
% full-time non-EU (~) 20
% full-time female (~) 100
% full-time Male (~) 0
# part-time Master's (~) 0
# part-time PhDs (~) 0
Total # part-time students (~) 10
Total # students (~) 520
% Arts and Humanities students (~) 45
% STEMM students (~)[❔] 55
High-table[❔] ✔️
Gowns required[❔] ✔️

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Formal food quality: Avg: 4/5
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Value for money: Avg: /5
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Net assets (est.) 97.0 million
Net assets/student (~£/student) 188,000
Scholarships and awards (~£/student ) 500