About Cuddesdon

With a residential community at its core, Cuddesdon has grown to be able to provide a broad range of full-time and part-time pathways and courses to meet the needs of people with different circumstances, stages of life, and academic experience:

Ripon College Cuddesdon 

  • full-time residential, context-based and part-time training for ordained clergy
  • ordained pioneer ministry training in partnership with Church Mission Society
  • the Cuddesdon School of Theology & Ministry offering a part-time course for independent students
  • a Study Centre to facilitate theological research leading to a programme of lectures and short courses open to all
  • a venue to be hired externally for conferences, meetings, parish away days, summer schools and clergy holidays

Cuddesdon Gloucester & Hereford 

  • part-time training for ordained clergy, Readers and independent students at centres in Gloucester and Ludlow
  • Gloucester Foundations in Theology, Ministry and Mission in partnership with Gloucester Diocese for independent students

Portsmouth Pathway Cuddesdon

  • part-time training for ordained clergy, Readers and independent students at St Luke's Church in the centre of Portsmouth

If you would like to learn more, look around Cuddesdon using our interactive map or come to an open day.