Is God calling you to Ridley Hall?

Ridley Hall is a worshipping and learning community housed on a beautiful site in the historic city of Cambridge. We teach theology for ministry and encourage those who study with us to grow in Christlike character and confidence for mission.


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About Ridley Hall, Cambridge

Ridley Hall is an Anglican theological college established in 1881 in the heart of Cambridge, England. We offer full-time residential training for ordained ministry in the Church of England and training for a variety of Christian lay ministries in both church and non-church contexts.

The Ridley community also welcomes those who want to study theology part-time for personal growth or to engage in further study or research, and people from across the world who are taking time out from their daily lives for refreshment, writing or research in the form of a sabbatical, study leave or retreat.

Together we seek to grow in Christ-like character through worship and prayer, eating together and socialising, in an atmosphere of friendship, grace, honesty and humour.

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Latest News

  • Seeking to appoint a Tutor in Old Testament
    Is God calling you to train the next generation of ordained and lay church leaders? We are seeking to appoint a Tutor in Old Testament. The closing date for applications is Friday 6th November 2020.
  • Work starts on a new library and accommodation at Ridley Hall
    In August of this year work began on transforming ‘A’ staircase into new purpose-built accommodation for single and married students and an accessible space for our library.
  • Revd Ruth Adams appointed as Pastoral Tutor
    We are delighted to announce that the Revd Ruth Adams has joined the staff team at Ridley Hall as a Pastoral Tutor. Ruth is priest in charge of St. George’s, Chesterton and serves as the Bishop's Adviser for Resilience in Conflict in the Diocese of Ely.
  • Ordination Training at Ridley 2021
    We are delighted to have welcomed a large new intake to Ridley for 2020. If you would like to explore ordination training at Ridley for 2021, then please contact our Admissions Officer for Ordinands who will be happy to help you with any questions that you may have about applying.
  • The Development Manager's view - Ridley one year on
    In October 2019 Andrew Chamberlain joined the staff at Ridley as Development Manager. In this brief reflection he looks back with gratitude on his first year in the role.
  • Ridley Associate Graham Daniels featured on Songs of Praise
    Are you interested in being involved in sport for mission and ministry? Listen to Ridley Associate and General Director of Christians in Sport, Graham Daniels, being interviewed on Songs of Praise as part of their Faith and Sport series.
  • Five spaces left to study with Ridley London this September
    Start a journey that will support your growth as a mature, wise and faithful disciple of Christ, as you follow your calling to live and share the Gospel in your context.

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