Halal food availability for each college

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Yes / Maybe or on request or not explicitly mentioned / No or only for formal dinners
(If any of this is incorrect let me know!)

Christ's College - Yes. https://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/sites/..._Cambridge.pdf pg.5

Churchill College - “If you have special dietary needs, please speak directly with the chefs. We strive to cater for most requirements including kosher and halal options.” https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/student-hub/catering/

Clare College - “Chicken and lamb are usually halal” https://isoc.co.uk/prospective-students/

Corpus Christi College - “ In addition, Halal meat and food to meet other dietary requirements (in most cases) is available on request – please contact the Executive Head Chef to arrange this. Currently, chicken and fish dishes are Halal.” https://jcr.corpus.cam.ac.uk/current/catering

Downing College - “We do not as a rule serve Halal meat to students, staff or Fellows. We will purchase Halal meats when specifically requested by any member of these bodies. These occasions will be for set piece dinners (internal or external) where we are given specific dietary requirements by the organiser prior to the event, or at Formal Hall when students request Halal meat as their preference. We do not serve Halal in the servery at lunch or dinner.” “The College is able to cater for students who have special diets for religious or health reasons.” https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...at_to_stude_38 and https://www.dow.cam.ac.uk/undergradu...ation/catering

Emmanuel College - “Halal food not available in hall, can request specifically when booking formal but usually they just give you the vegetarian option” - ISOC.

Fitzwilliam College - “Generally, only the chicken is halal. You must ask the staff though as the chicken is not always halal” - ISOC. “The College does not routinely serve Halal meat products - but they may be available on occasion if requested in advance.” - FOI

Girton College - “They say that they do halal meals every Monday and Wednesday but as a general rule you have to call ahead (up to a few hours before dinner on the day) and ask” - ISOC and “There is usually a gluten-free, lactose-free, halal or vegan option for dinner - the variety of these options is getting much better. “ - Alternative prospectus

Gonville & Caius College - Yes https://www.cai.cam.ac.uk/sites/defa...Prospectus.pdf

Homerton College - No “Unfortunately, the College is unable to provide kosher or halal foods or other specially prepared foods for religious observance as part of the regular cafeteria catering, although they may be able to be provided for special occasion meals.” [This may change. Catering may trial pre-ordering halal food.]

Hughes Hall - Chicken is halal. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...at_to_stude_44

Jesus College - Yes. “Halal and kosher diets are also catered for, and meals are cooked on site by our dedicated catering team.”

King's College - Only on prior request / arrangement.

Lucy Cavendish - only on prior request.

Magdalene College - “The College will do its best to cater for any special dietary requirements, and students and staff are able to set their default requirements in the Hall booking system. Examples of special diets include: … halal”

Murray Edwards College - “We only purchase Halal meat that is stunned before slaughter and this is generally only served on request and by prior arrangement. From time to time to provide variety on the menu meat products that are acceptable under Islamic Dietary Law may be available to choose at the cafeteria servery.“

Newnham College - “Halal and kosher diets are also catered for in the café-style facility. The meals are cooked on-site by the dedicated catering team.”

Pembroke College - Chicken is halal. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...Green.pdf.html

Peterhouse - “ A vegetarian option is always available and we can cater for gluten/ dairy-free, halal, vegan and other special dietary requirements” https://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/sites/www....ctus_final.pdf

Queens' College - For cafeteria: “Book in the Catering & Conference office, 2 working days notice are required” https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at...y-requirements

Robinson College - “Halal dishes are served in the Garden Restaurant twice each week during term time - 1 lunch and 1 dinner.”

Selwyn College - “Students requiring kosher or halal food, whether on a regular or occasional basis, should discuss their individual requirements with the Head of Catering.”

Sidney Sussex College - Chicken is halal.

St Catharine's College - “If you have any special dietary requirements (e.g. gluten-free, lactose intolerance, vegan, nut allergies, Kosher, Halal etc.) please make yourself known to a supervisor on duty in the hall.”

St Edmund's College - “We are (only) able to cater for the following dietary requirements: vegetarian, vegan, halal, celiac, gluten free, dairy-free, and nut allergy. “

St John's College - “We serve Halal meat in our Hall when the student books it on the booking system. This is available, along with vegetarian, kosher, nut free, gluten free etc. We also serve Halal meat in the Buttery Dining Room and it is clearly labelled. However, this is only in small quantities”

Trinity College - upon request.

Trinity Hall - “Other dietary requirements (halal etc.) are not available by default, but can be catered for by contacting the catering staff in advance.”

Wolfson College - “The main meat dish on Wednesday evenings is Halal; at other times Halal meat is available upon request in advance.”
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Some colleges do provide it by default, others serve it on limited days, most I think ask that you give prior notice, while a few don't at all!

Christ's College - Yes. https://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/sites/..._Cambridge.pdf pg.5

Churchill College - “If you have special dietary needs, please speak directly with the chefs. We strive to cater for most requirements including kosher and halal options.” https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/student-hub/catering/

Clare College - “Chicken and lamb are usually halal” https://isoc.co.uk/prospective-students/

Corpus Christi College - “ In addition, Halal meat and food to meet other dietary requirements (in most cases) is available on request – please contact the Executive Head Chef to arrange this. Currently, chicken and fish dishes are Halal.” https://jcr.corpus.cam.ac.uk/current/catering

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Downing College - “We do not as a rule serve Halal meat to students, staff or Fellows. We will purchase Halal meats when specifically requested by any member of these bodies. These occasions will be for set piece dinners (internal or external) where we are given specific dietary requirements by the organiser prior to the event, or at Formal Hall when students request Halal meat as their preference. We do not serve Halal in the servery at lunch or dinner.” “The College is able to cater for students who have special diets for religious or health reasons.” https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...at_to_stude_38 and https://www.dow.cam.ac.uk/undergradu...ation/catering

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Emmanuel College - “Halal food not available in hall, can request specifically when booking formal but usually they just give you the vegetarian option” - ISOC.

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Fitzwilliam College - “Generally, only the chicken is halal. You must ask the staff though as the chicken is not always halal” - ISOC. “The College does not routinely serve Halal meat products - but they may be available on occasion if requested in advance.” - FOI


G


Girton College - “They say that they do halal meals every Monday and Wednesday but as a general rule you have to call ahead (up to a few hours before dinner on the day) and ask” - ISOC and “There is usually a gluten-free, lactose-free, halal or vegan option for dinner - the variety of these options is getting much better. “ - Alternative prospectus

Gonville & Caius College - Yes https://www.cai.cam.ac.uk/sites/defa...Prospectus.pdf


H

Homerton College - No “Unfortunately, the College is unable to provide kosher or halal foods or other specially prepared foods for religious observance as part of the regular cafeteria catering, although they may be able to be provided for special occasion meals.”


Hughes Hall - Chicken is halal. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...at_to_stude_44

J


Jesus College - Yes. “Halal and kosher diets are also catered for, and meals are cooked on site by our dedicated catering team.”

K

King's College - Only on prior request / arrangement.


L

Lucy Cavendish - only on prior request.


M


Magdalene College - “The College will do its best to cater for any special dietary requirements, and students and staff are able to set their default requirements in the Hall booking system. Examples of special diets include: … halal”


Murray Edwards College - “We only purchase Halal meat that is stunned before slaughter and this is generally only served on request and by prior arrangement.


From time to time to provide variety on the menu meat products that are acceptable under Islamic Dietary Law may be available to choose at the cafeteria servery.“



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Newnham College - “Halal and kosher diets are also catered for in the café-style facility. The meals are cooked on-site by the dedicated catering team.”

P


Pembroke College - Chicken is halal. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/reque...Green.pdf.html


Peterhouse - “ A vegetarian option is always available and we can cater for gluten/ dairy-free, halal, vegan and other special dietary requirements” https://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/sites/www....ctus_final.pdf

Q


Queens' College - For cafetaria: “Book in the Catering & Conference office, 2 working days notice are required” https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at...y-requirements


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Robinson College - “Halal dishes are served in the Garden Restaurant twice each week during term time - 1 lunch and 1 dinner.”

S



Selwyn College - “Students requiring kosher or halal food, whether on a regular or occasional basis, should discuss their individual requirements with the Head of Catering.”

Sidney Sussex College - Chicken is halal.

St Catharine's College - “If you have any special dietary requirements (e.g. gluten-free, lactose intolerance, vegan, nut allergies, Kosher, Halal etc.) please make yourself known to a supervisor on duty in the hall.”

St Edmund's College - “We are (only) able to cater for the following dietary requirements: vegetarian, vegan, halal, celiac, gluten free, dairy-free, and nut allergy. “

St John's College - “We serve Halal meat in our Hall when the student books it on the booking system. This is available, along with vegetarian, kosher, nut free, gluten free etc. We also serve Halal meat in the Buttery Dining Room and it is clearly labelled. However, this is only in small quantities”

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Trinity College - upon request.

Trinity Hall - “Other dietary requirements (halal etc.) are not available by default, but can be catered for by contacting the catering staff in advance.”

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Wolfson College - “The main meat dish on Wednesday evenings is Halal; at other times Halal meat is available upon request in advance.”
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Do you know about halal food availabilty at Worcestor, Hertford, Merton and Keble?
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these are all oxford colleges, mate
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