Trinity College

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Year founded[❔] 1546
Mature (21+)[❔]
Women only
Postgraduate only
Accepts part-time students ✔️
Oxford sister college[❔] Christ Church
Gold/Platinum Green Impact Award 2018[❔]
College website click here

User reviews
  • 1
    We have manuscripts of Winnie-the-Pooh, Newton's first edition copy of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, and Newton's walking stick on display in our library!
  • 0
    Rent is really cheap and yet the rooms are really lovely! There are also loads of people so you're sure to find good friends in your year. And our May Ball is THE best - be prepared to have all your friends beg you to give them your guest ticket!
  • 0
    May Ball is the best event in Cambridge

  • 0
    Room ballot is a mess, it's not diverse at all (full of male mathematicians), very academically pressured, loads of tourists, food is average, generally has a reputation as quite an unfriendly college
  • 0
    The room ballot system - there's no group balloting, and if you get a first you get boosted in the ballot. Both of those combined make it difficult to arrange to live near friends, and getting all your friends in one staircase is even harder.

  • 0
    Abolish the scholar's ballot, introduce group balloting, and bring back BYOB at formals

UG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 3
UG - usual # years room provided[❔] 4
PG - usual # years on-site room provided[❔] 1
PG - usual # years room provided[❔] 3
Couples rooms ✔️
Family rooms ✔️
Ballot system[❔] ✔️
% full-time PG in college room (~)[❔] 65
PG single room min. (~£/wk) 94
PG single room max. (~ £/wk) 130
Deadline to have met conditions to be eligible for college accommodation 15th of September
Kitchen fixed charge [❔] ✔️
UG accommodation website click here
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: 5/5
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Off-site room value for money: Avg: 5/5
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  • 0
    Large, warm, and really nice. No complaints at all



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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 ✔️

User ratings
Value for money: Avg: 4.5/5
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Quality of food: Avg: 4.5/5
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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 ✔️
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Consulting
Contemporary dance
Current affairs
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Drama ✔️
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Engineering ✔️
English
Entrepreneurship
Families Club
Feminist ✔️
Film ✔️
Finance
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French ✔️
Gardening club ✔️
Gender equality
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History ✔️
Humanities
Investment
Irish
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Land economy
Languages
Law ✔️
Lawn Games
Literary ✔️
Lockpicking
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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 (~)[❔] 41
JCR/MCR split[❔] ✔️
Student trustee[❔]
UG student website click here
PG student website click here
Free formals ✔️
Free formals per year 4
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)[❔] 1
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: 4.4/5
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User reviews
  • 1
    An incredible experience, can’t be described by words!
  • 0
    Always absolutely magical - fireworks display is without doubt the highlight of May Week, and generally a classier affair than any other ball (John's included, fight me)
  • 0
    The original and the best ;)
  • 0
    Amazing
  • 0
    Amazing ball
  • 0
    Probably the most incredible 12 hours of my life

  • 1
    Yet another magical ball!
  • 0
    Headliners are generally overhyped... Charli XCX was hilariously bad. Spend the cash on good, less well-known acts, if you can't guarantee that the headliner will be good
  • 0
    An actual live band headlining. Sigma was boring, Charli XCX sucked (worst live performance I've ever seen) and this year the Killers tribute act was more fun than the headliner no-one had heard of.
  • 0
    Wow

# full-time Bachelor's (~) 730
% full-time Bachelor's (~) 70
# full-time Master's (~) 50
% full-time Master's (~) 5
# full-time PhD (~) 280
% full-time PhD (~) 25
Total # full-time students (~) 1,050
% full-time UK (~) 55
% full-time EU (non-UK) (~) 20
% full-time non-EU (~) 25
% full-time female (~) 30
% full-time Male (~) 70
# part-time Master's (~) 0
# part-time PhDs (~) 0
Total # part-time students (~) 0
Total # students (~) 1,060
% Arts and Humanities students (~) 35
% STEMM students (~)[❔] 65
High-table[❔] ✔️
Gowns required[❔] ✔️

User ratings
Formal food quality: Avg: 4/5
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Value for money: Avg: 4/5
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  • 0
    Pretty expensive for the quality, which is average. Not BYOB


Formals
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Fri
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Graduate-only formals
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Net assets (est.) 1.2 billion
Net assets/student (~£/student) 1.1 million
Scholarships and awards (~£/student ) 4,800