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Durham University

College of St Hild and St Bede


Alumnus (pl. alumni, fem. alumna) noun; a former student. From 'alere', to nourish.

I rise again changed but the same

“Eadem mutata resurgo”

Many of us have fond memories of our time spent at Hild Bede as new friendships were made and life experiences were gained. Whether you have only just graduated, or haven't seen Durham in years, you will always be an integral part of the Hild and Bede community. We would very much like to help your memories live on and we encourage former students to get back in touch with us. If you would like to remain involved with College, you can do so by updating your contact details, attending reunions, visiting College or by becoming a mentor.

Contacting alumni

Due to the General Data Protection Regulation, the Alumni office is not able to share any information pertaining to other alumni. However, we can always attempt to contact the individual, you would like to reconnect with, on your behalf.

Membership of the Alumni Association

Once you have graduated, you automatically become a member of the Hild Bede Alumni Association. There are two categories: Premier Membership and Standard Membership. For a one-off lifetime payment of £15 for individuals and £30 for couples, Premier Members receive a reduced rate when booking into events. To become a Premier Member, please phone the alumni team on 0191 334 8494 or email

Sharing your stories … All alumni are invited to send contributions to the Alumni Association Newsletter which is designed to provide a more 'chatty' supplement to the Alumni Association Magazine. We will be using it to provide you with information on the previous year's events in College, but this is above all your space, where you can make new friends and connect with old ones, let them know how you are getting on and exchange information with them. So please let us have anything you would like to share at or by 'snail mail' at the usual address: College of St Hild and St Bede, St Hild's Lane, Durham, DH1 1SZ.

You can also check out Dunelm - the Durham University Alumni Community online.
Here, you can gain free access to JSTOR (online journals service), book yourself up for an alumni event, and also set up a dunelm email forwarding address for life.

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