Queens' College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Queens' is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the university, founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou (the queen of Henry VI, who founded King's College), and has some of the most recognisable buildings in Cambridge. The college spans both sides of the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the "light side" and the "dark side", with the world-famous Mathematical Bridge connecting the two.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Queens' College by using our Cambridge trip itinerary maker app .
The college's alumni include heads of government and politicians from various countries, royalty, religious leaders, astronauts and Oscar nominees. Examples are Stephen Fry, Abba Eban and T. H. White. Its most famous matriculant is Desiderius Erasmus, who studied at the college during his trips to England between 1506 and 1515.
, the college held non-current assets valued at £111.18 million.
The current president of the college is the senior economist and Labour Party adviser, Lord Eatwell. Past presidents include Saint John Fisher.
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Queens' College Reviews
We did a walking tour of Queens’ college and it’s quite interesting. The inside of the college was closed due to exams but the outside is just as lovely! more »
Had a tour around. Had a reception in the old hall, lovely setting. Have had in the past a dinner in the new hall too, which is a very good venue especially as the "Kings singers" came to sing grace. ... more »
Really enjoyed a short visit here. There is a Small entrance fee but it was worth it to wander around the beautiful historic courtyards and admire the ancient buildings. We were able to walk over the ‘mathematical’ bridge although this isn’t strictly it’s true origin. It was very peaceful especially in the small chapel. And the dining hall has an amazing ceiling. This college is on a smaller scale to the likes of Kings or St Johns.
Iconic mathematical bridge decorated with beautiful flowers. Beautiful courtyards with a timber framed building. You could also peek at the spectacular dining hall through a viewing window.
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