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Green Templeton College | Oxford

McAlpine Quad

Enter the College through the main gate, into Lankester Quad, and turn left. This is McAlpine Quad. The Walton Building, New Block, and the Observer’s House can be entered from this quad.


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The formal ceremony which takes place (usually) on Saturday of 1st Week in Michaelmas Term to admit new students to the University. This takes place in the Sheldonian Theatre, and there is usually also some form of celebration in College organized by the GCR. There are also smaller matriculation ceremonies through the year for students who do not begin their course in Michaelmas Term. You will be required to wear full academic dress.



Transferring from one College to another. Whilst this is fairly common practice for 2nd BM students and for students who, having completed an MSc programme in one college, wish to transfer to another for a different MSc or DPhil studies, students are strongly discouraged from migrating midway through a programme. It requires a genuine reason, approval from both colleges, and ratification by the Proctors.



The square flat-topped black hat with a tassel on which forms part of your academic dress.