The next Master of Peterhouse

The Fellows of Peterhouse are pleased to announce that they have elected Ms Bridget Kendall to be the next Master of Peterhouse. She will take up office in July 2016 and succeeds Professor Adrian Dixon, who has been Master since 2008.


Welcome to Peterhouse

Peterhouse is renowned for its stimulating and friendly atmosphere, the diversity of its students and the range of their academic, extra-curricular and social activities, as well as for the quality of its facilities.

The Chapel

The Chapel sits at the centre of the oldest part of College, and is the building you are most likely to see pictured in connection with Peterhouse.

It stands for a living tradition in the College's life - in particular, the 700-year-old tradition of the College...

730 Years and Counting

Find out more about the history of Peterhouse.

The Hovercraft

Hovercraft are now used throughout the world for many applications, but it all began with the work of Christopher Cockerell, an inventive Peterhouse Engineer.  Through a combination of theory and experiment, Cockerell applied his principle of the ‘...