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Frequently Asked Questions


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+What is the accommodation like?

Some colleges are housed in modern, purpose-built accommodation, while others are located in historic listed buildings. Colleges within Durham University have many similar features, for example they will have:

 A variety of study bedrooms
 Junior Common Room (undergraduate colleges)
 Middle Common Room
 Senior Common Room
 Social space
 JCR run clubs and societies
 Launderette facilities
 Formal dinners and student balls
 Computer room

And most have:

 Gym facilities (to complement the University Sports Centre)
 Large multipurpose rooms for student events (i.e. concerts, plays, balls)
 Sports courts (tennis, five a-side football etc)
 Chapel
 Music rooms
 Library

To find out more detailed information regarding our College accommodation, please see the individual college web pages at:

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