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About Us

Grey is a relaxed college with a fantastic community. Colleges at Durham are so much more than just a place of residence where you simply live and socialise; they are individual communities that support our students in their academic endeavours, whilst also providing many opportunities to get involved with an incredibly wide range of extra-curricular activities.

At Grey, our students organise sports, societies and social events while our wonderful staff members run the enrichment and support, accommodation and catering. At Grey we pride ourselves in the three areas of Creativity, Community and Opportunity.

Creativity: We have many music and artistic facilities, a wide array of JCR-owned musical instruments and a thriving Arts' Committee. There is also a huge amount of art displayed around the College including spectacular displays of the work of both Fay Pomerance and Grey Fellow, Thetis Blacker.

Community: Grey is a place where anyone can come and be part of something. Whatever your interests, you will be a valued member of the College, supported in who you are, supporting those around you in turn. We want you to feel at home here.

Opportunity: Grey has an astonishing array of opportunities. Whether that be events, sports, societies and the arts from the JCR or student support and career skills from the College, or the lectures and seminars from the University. Our focus is on providing these opportunities to all, regardless of wealth, race, age, gender, sexuality, faith or anything else.

Our People

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College Life

Find out what student life is like at Grey College
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Durham Tours

Fancy taking a virtual tour around Durham? Our brand new 'Durham University Tours' app is available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store!

Learn more about our virtual tours