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Universities Scheme

Young Freemasons of the Universities Scheme
A Freemason standing around Covent Garden in London

About the Scheme

Tradition and continuity are just two of the values which characterise the relationship between Freemasonry and universities. It was over 200 years ago that the first university Lodge – Apollo University Lodge – was founded at Oxford in 1818.

A young Freemason is admiring the Grand Temple in Freemasons Hall in London

How to join

Becoming a Freemason and joining a University Scheme Lodge couldn’t be easier – if you’re aged 18 and over and currently studying at University in England or Wales, all you need to do is follow the steps below.