Murray Edwards College
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Murray Edwards College Murray Edwards College is welcoming and ambitious, providing exciting opportunities for outstanding young women within an open, friendly and aspirational atmosphere. interdisciplinary Gateway Programme, incorporating academic development sessions, career workshops and an internship initiative. We foster creativity and ambition, with a dedicated fund supporting students in challenges of their choice.
Our distinctive skyline and light, bright buildings are a short walk from both central Cambridge and the West Cambridge Site departments. With flowers to pick, a ‘walk on the grass’ policy and even two hammocks, our informal gardens also set Murray Edwards apart. We encourage students to achieve their best academically and in their wider pursuits. We provide educational support through experienced academics and complement this with our unique
We are an inclusive community and students participate in policy-defining College committees. We have a well-stocked library, a gym, squash and tennis courts, and modern accommodation, much of which is en suite. Our environment is enlivened by a world class collection of women’s art. Our cafeteria is highly regarded, with Saturday brunch a particular draw for students from other Colleges. The salad bar regularly features our own garden produce. Much has changed since the College was founded as New Hall in 1954,
Senior Tutor Dr Juliet Foster
UCAS campus code O
Open days 2015 See the College website for information and booking All subjects 2 July, 5 September Mathematics 25 April
Courses available All courses except Education and Philosophy Student numbers 360 undergraduates c106 admitted each year 170 postgraduates For female students Admissions Tutor Dr Hilarie Bateman
but the confidence and individuality of our first students remains central. Recent students have described the College as ‘inspiring’, ‘open’ and ‘progressive’ but primarily it remains what the women who choose to come here make it. We are proud to put the interests of women first; we are also enriched by the contributions of the male students and academics who share in the daily life of the College. Students who visit often tell us the College has a special character: come and see for yourself.
The highlights of my experience at Cambridge have been the academic rigour of studying at Murray Edwards, coupled with the progressive, optimistic atmosphere that the College fosters. Joanna
See also Cambridge Open Days p147 Location Map reference 16 (see p152-3) Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF 01223 762229 admissions @murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk www.murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk
Published on Feb 24, 2015