Newnham College

Image source click here
Always check directly with the University of Cambridge and Newnham College for the correct and most up to date information. Please report any errors here.
Year founded[❔] 1871
Mature (21+)[❔]
Women only ✔️
Postgraduate only
Accepts part-time students ✔️
Oxford sister college[❔] Lady Margaret Hall
Gold/Platinum Green Impact Award 2018[❔]
College website click here

User reviews
  • 1
    Really lovely grounds!
  • 1
    We serve cocktails at our bar



UG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 4
UG - usual # years room provided[❔] 4
PG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 2
PG - usual # years room provided[❔] 4
Couples rooms ✔️
Family rooms ✔️
Ballot system[❔] ✔️
% full-time PG in college room (~)[❔] 34
PG single room min. (~£/wk) 127
PG single room max. (~ £/wk) 153
Deadline to have met conditions to be eligible for college accommodation 14th of September
Kitchen fixed charge [❔] ✔️
UG accommodation website click here
PG accommodation website click here

User ratings
On-site room quality: Avg: 4/5
(rate me!)

On-site room value for money: Avg: 3/5
(rate me!)

Off-site room quality: Avg: /5
(rate me!)

Off-site room value for money: Avg: /5
(rate me!)


User reviews
  • 0
    Except for the new building (Dorothy Garrod), the rooms don't have ensuite toilets but most have sinks. Almost all rooms are available for continuous licenses (can pay extra to stay during Christmas/Easter without having to move rooms)


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: /5
(rate me!)

Quality of food: Avg: /5
(rate me!)


User reviews

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 (~)[❔] 22
JCR/MCR split[❔] ✔️
Student trustee[❔] ✔️
UG student website click here
PG student website click here
Free formals
Free formals per year 0
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)[❔] 1
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
(rate me!)


User reviews


# full-time Bachelor's (~) 370
% full-time Bachelor's (~) 60
# full-time Master's (~) 80
% full-time Master's (~) 15
# full-time PhD (~) 150
% full-time PhD (~) 25
Total # full-time students (~) 600
% full-time UK (~) 60
% full-time EU (non-UK) (~) 15
% full-time non-EU (~) 25
% full-time female (~) 100
% full-time Male (~) 0
# part-time Master's (~) 10
# part-time PhDs (~) 0
Total # part-time students (~) 10
Total # students (~) 610
% Arts and Humanities students (~) 45
% STEMM students (~)[❔] 55
High-table[❔] ✔️
Gowns required[❔] ✔️

User ratings
Formal food quality: Avg: /5
(rate me!)

Value for money: Avg: /5
(rate me!)


User reviews


Formals
Term Out of term
Mon
Tue
Wed ✔️
Thu ✔️
Fri
Sat
Sun
Graduate-only formals
Term Out of term
Mon
Tue ✔️
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Net assets (est.) 195.0 million
Net assets/student (~£/student) 325,000
Scholarships and awards (~£/student ) 900