Magdalen College

Magdalen College

Magdalen College Crest

Magdalen’s students enjoy their sport and much of it is played to a very high standard. Nevertheless, the College’s sports facilities are used by people of all abilities.

College Website

JCR Website
JCR Sports Officer: TBA

MCR Website
MCR Sports Officer: TBA

Sports Ground Location: Magdalen’s sports ground is right next to the College. It has pitches for soccer, rugby, cricket and hockey, and six grass and three hard tennis courts (on which you can also play netball and basketball).


Honours: Maintained the men’s Head of the River from 2004 to 2007. Consistent Division 1 men’s rugby team

Support: Complimentary gym and swim membership provided at Oxford University Sport to students. Visit reception for confirmation and to activate your card


Three squash courts are located within the College grounds.

The College boathouse is on the main river.

A large fleet of punts is available during the summer: these are moored on the River Cherwell, which flows through the College