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College of St Hild and St Bede

New Students Starting 2018

Undergraduate Students - Please note forms and information below relate to Undergraduate Students

New first year undergraduate students will be required to arrive in College on Sunday 30 September between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm. International Students arriving before 30 September should contact the International Office for details of their 'Meet & Greet Service'. An information pack will be sent out from College on the 20 or 21 August to home students,which will include the forms below, but international students should download the forms and then send a copy back to us via email. International students will receive an email from the College next week with further instructions. The forms need returning to College by Friday 31 August, and if you are not able to get the forms back to us by this deadline then please email us to let us know, and try to get them back as quickly as possible after this date.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at We look forward to welcoming you to the College. Please do refer back to this web page as further information may be added before October.

Essential Information and Forms To Complete

College Information

Contents Insurance

Durham University has arranged contents insurance for students resident in student accommodation with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. It is important for all students to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure that the protection provided is fully understood.

The policy number is HH1288. Visit to check the policy details.

Visit the review cover link to:

✔Check what is covered.

✔ Check key exclusions and limitations.

✔ Check the policy excess.

✔ Check how to make a claim, extend and personalise cover.

It is important to find out exactly what is covered as it may be that the contents cover is not sufficient and requires extension it to protect all possessions both inside and outside of a room.

Items you must not bring with you:

  • Mini fridges
  • Incense sticks
  • Dangerous Weapons
  • Toasters
  • Portable heaters/cooling or air purifying equipment
  • Block adapters
  • Large TV’s over 26 inches
  • Electric blankets
  • Candles
  • Fairy lights (except battery operated ones)
  • Pets (including Goldfish)
  • Overseas electrical equipment with non UK standard plugs