Bucksmore Summer Programmes


Magdalene College, Cambridge University

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Magdalene College is one of the famous central Cambridge University Colleges. Founded in 1428, Magdalene  is the 7th oldest college in Cambridge and one of the most beautiful. It has the longest river front of any college and is just north of Magdalene Bridge which is famous for punting.

The most famous Magdalene building is the Samuel Pepys Library. It is named after the famous seventeenth century writer and hosts his original diaries. Student bedrooms are in the famous Magdalene Village and teaching rooms are in the recently-opened Cripps Court with fantastic modern facilities.

The centre of Cambridge is only a short walk away, making Magdalene the ideal location for a prestigious summer school for older students. It is a beautiful and inspiring college in the middle of this historic city.

Location Guide

Accommodation:70 single rooms.
Meals:All meals are included. Packed lunches on excursion days.
Facilities:Large, modern auditorium. TV room & common area. Porters' Lodge manned 24 hours a day. Playing fields, including tennis courts a short walk away.
Internet:Student computer room. Wi-fi access in common areas and hotpsots around college. Wired internet available in room.
Arrivals & Departures:Personal meet and greet service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports. Arrivals are on Sundays. Departures are on Saturdays.
Laundry:Coin operated washing and drying machines on college premises.
Possible excursions:London. Stratford Upon Avon. Warwick Castle. Canterbury. Oxford. Ely & Ely Cathedral. Thorpe Park
Official website:www.magd.cam.ac.uk (opens in new tab/window)

Programmes at Magdalene College, Cambridge University


Cambridge Advanced Studies Program (CASP)

The Cambridge Advanced Studies Program (CASP) is a small-group, tutorial based course for high-level international students and American students in Cambridge. CASP is a fantastic Cambridge summer school for older students looking for a…