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.
There’s plenty of choice – with students attending hundreds of universities across England and Wales able to join one of 87 University Scheme Lodges nearby.
You’ll also have the opportunity to ask any questions along the way to find out more information about meeting dates and times, dining costs and the frequency of rehearsals. Each Lodge also has their own Lodge Mentor, who will pay an integral role in helping members settle into Freemasonry and encourage and support them on every step of the journey.
If you don't know anyone who is a member and that you can talk to, then your first step is to contact your nearest Lodge.
This is a common question we are often asked and the simple answer is that you’ll be given all the support you need. We understand that once a member finishes their studies at university, they may be moving away from the area.
Membership migration is an important part of Freemasonry and if you do move areas – while you’ll always be able to remain a member of the University Scheme Lodge – help will be provided to ensure that younger members can transfer from Lodge to Lodge.
It means if you’re moving location after leaving university, you’ll be given support to find other suitable Lodges in your area to join.