Lady Margaret Hall | University of Oxford
The grounds of Lady Margaret Hall
The grounds of Lady Margaret Hall.
(Credit: Sarah Lee)

Lady Margaret Hall

Lady Margaret Hall (LMH) began with nine women and is now a vibrant academic community transforming the lives of hundreds of students. We are diverse, open, intellectually curious and pioneering. We continue to break boundaries as the first Oxford college to establish a Foundation Year for under-represented students. Our students work with internationally distinguished scholars who are dedicated to tutorial teaching and welfare support.

Students at Lady Margaret Hall

LMH has an exceptionally beautiful site with gardens which run down to the river. Grants and scholarships are available to enable students to achieve their academic potential. We are committed to supporting disabled students and helping them achieve their potential. Undergraduates are guaranteed a room on the college site for three years of their course. Our beautiful, well-stocked library is a great place to study; you can access and borrow books 24/7. We also have a theatre, music practice rooms, a gym, tennis courts, playing fields and punts.

Read more on across the college website.

LMH is...

…being given the opportunity to fulfil my academic potential in a friendly and supportive environment.

…a very open-minded and vibrant college.

…my first home away from home; where I grew up, studied what I loved and made friends for life. Looking back I can’t think of a better place to have spent my undergraduate years!

...stunning gardens, especially in the summer – a haven from the hustle and bustle of touristy Oxford.

…the friendly, supportive atmosphere that the tutors and students create. The gardens are beautiful to spend time in throughout the year, and having such a big library on site is incredible.

College facilities

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College accommodation

LMHStudents at a tutorial.

  • All first years on site: YES
  • Usually offered for three years: YES
  • Usually offered for first year and one other year: NO
  • Usually offered for all years: NO
  • Some vacation storage for international students: YES


  • Dining hall: YES
  • Bar: YES
  • Café: NO


  • Gym on site: YES
  • Boathouse: YES
  • Library open 24/7: YES
  • Computer rooms/stations: YES
  • Wi-Fi throughout college: YES
  • Music room: YES
  • Theatre/performance space: YES
  • Chapel: YES
  • Multi-faith prayer room: YES

Clubs and societies

  • Music society: YES
  • Orchestra/s: YES
  • Choir/s: YES
  • Dramatic society: NO
  • College student magazine/paper: NO
  • Some subject societies: YES
  • Other societies: YES

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Access and Outreach at LMH
Outreach Officer: Marrium Khan

Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 1865 284203

Postal address:
Lady Margaret Hall
Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA