Pentangle Lodge

No. 1174

Universities Scheme





Tradition and continuity are two of the values which characterise the relationship between Freemasonry and Universities. It was nearly 200 years ago that the first University Lodge, Apollo University Lodge, was founded in  Oxford, with Isaac Newton University Lodge following soon afterwards at Cambridge. Since then, many thousands of young men have been introduced to Freemasonry through University Lodges and provide the inspiration for the Universities Scheme. The scheme was initially set up at the beginning of 2005 with the objective: To establish and enhance arrangements and opportunities for Undergraduates and other University members to enjoy Freemasonry’.

Pentangle is one of only 55 Lodges which are able to initiate students from Universities. Those eligible to participate in the Membership of University Scheme Lodges include  undergraduates, postgraduates, senior members of the university and alumni, ranging in age from 18 upwards. All under-25s benefit from the decision by Grand Lodge to halve their dues in order to make Freemasonry as accessible to as wide an audience as possible.

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