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 religious community, the Cuddesdon Sisters
  • 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