The Official Journal of the United Grand Lodge of England
Derbyshire lodge initiates first student One year after Assistant Grand Master David Williamson accepted it into the Universities Scheme, Derbyshire’s Hartington Lodge, No. 1085, has initiated its first student candidate, 18-year-old Philip Tomlinson.   The…
The first degrees Through the Universities Scheme, Freemasonry is reaching a young, community-minded generation. Sophie Radice finds out what attracted five university recruits to Leicester’s Wyggeston Lodge University is a place that encourages self-expression and…
Varsity scheme gains pace Four students from the University of Leicester were part of a special meeting of Wyggeston Lodge, No. 3448, at which the lodge carried out its first ever quadruple initiation ceremony. They…
Having a ball Apollo University Lodge, No. 357 (Oxford), and Isaac Newton University Lodge, No. 859 (Cambridge), invite all masons and friends to the University Lodges’ Ball on 23 November 2013 in the unique setting…
The sesquicentenary University Lodges' Ball will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2013, at Armoury House, London, the headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company For more information and to buy your tickets, visit the University…
Established in 2005 to connect lodges with students country-wide, the Universities Scheme is flourishing, enabling a new generation to experience Freemasonry Hartington Lodge, No. 1085, in the Province of Derbyshire, has become the 55th lodge…
Jack Whalley (MEng Aerospace Engineering 2012) explains how he joined his local Freemasons’ Lodge through a new scheme to attract university students: 'A friend of mine joined Freemasonry a year ago and spoke about what…
Grenville Lodge No. 1787, is the first lodge in the Province of Buckinghamshire to be admitted to the UGLE Universities Scheme. With two Nigerian students from the University of Buckingham joining the lodge in April…
Fourth Mentoring Conference 22 March 2012 An address by the MW Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes Brethren, I would like to give you an overview of our various initiatives and how they fit together into…
It’s an acknowledged fact that Freemasonry is facing a challenge in recruiting young masons in the UK. But what is the Craft doing to address the issue? Adrian Foster goes in search of answers For…
As Provinces around the UK welcome university students into the Craft, the biennial Universities Scheme Conference focused on why students are vital in ensuring the future of Freemasonry More than 130 brethren gathered at Freemasons’…
St Alphege Lodge is responsible under the UGLE Universities Scheme, for forging links with the University of Bath.  As a result of considerable interest generated by the Scheme and from members already recruited through it,…
Pentangle Lodge, No. 1174, has become the 36th member of the Grand Lodge Universities Scheme and the second such lodge in the Province of East Kent, responsible for the recruitment of masons from the several…
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