Peterhouse College

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Year founded[❔] 1284
Mature (21+)[❔]
Women only
Postgraduate only
Accepts part-time students
Oxford sister college[❔] Merton College and St Hilda's College
Gold/Platinum Green Impact Award 2018[❔]
College website click here

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  • 11
    Daily formals
  • 6
    Rich
  • 2
    has the oldest secular building in europe still being used for its original purpose
  • 1
    Very small community so you get to know everyone well
  • 0
    Small and Intimate - family-like friendly atmosphere

  • 2
    frying pans may be confiscated
  • 0
    Not any more

  • 1
    would allow frying pans!

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[❔] 4
Couples rooms ✔️
Family rooms ✔️
Ballot system[❔] ✔️
% full-time PG in college room (~)[❔] 65
PG single room min. (~£/wk) 58
PG single room max. (~ £/wk) 127
Deadline to have met conditions to be eligible for college accommodation 31st of July
Kitchen fixed charge [❔] ✔️
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PG accommodation website click here

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On-site room quality: Avg: 5/5
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On-site room value for money: Avg: 5/5
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Off-site room quality: Avg: 4/5
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Off-site room value for money: Avg: 5/5
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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: 4/5
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Quality of food: Avg: 4.7/5
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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 (~)[❔] 30
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[❔]

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May/Spring/Winter/other ball rating: Avg: 3.4/5
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  • 0
    absolutely stunning may ball. can't wait to go again for my final year. what an amazing way to end my time in Cambridge.
  • 0
    amazing may ball. unlimited drinks and food the entire evening and great ents. committee did a great job and can't wait till 2021


# full-time Bachelor's (~) 260
% full-time Bachelor's (~) 60
# full-time Master's (~) 50
% full-time Master's (~) 10
# full-time PhD (~) 120
% full-time PhD (~) 30
Total # full-time students (~) 420
% full-time UK (~) 60
% full-time EU (non-UK) (~) 20
% full-time non-EU (~) 20
% full-time female (~) 40
% full-time Male (~) 60
# part-time Master's (~) 0
# part-time PhDs (~) 0
Total # part-time students (~) 0
Total # students (~) 420
% Arts and Humanities students (~) 45
% STEMM students (~)[❔] 55
High-table[❔] ✔️
Gowns required[❔] ✔️

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Formal food quality: Avg: 3.3/5
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Value for money: Avg: 4.8/5
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Net assets (est.) 323.0 million
Net assets/student (~£/student) 766,000
Scholarships and awards (~£/student ) 2,100