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Welcome to John Snow College

Welcome to John Snow College

At John Snow College, we enable our students to develop in every area of life throughout their time here. There's a great variety of clubs, societies and organisations to join and excellent support from friendly staff.

Founded in 2001, we are a modern yet traditional gowned college with self-catered accommodation.

As part of the University's plan to repurpose Queen's Campus, in part as an International Study Centre, it is planned that John Snow College will be relocating to Durham City for the start of the 2018/19 academic year. To find our more, please click here.

John Snow College expect all Freshers to live in college accommodation, if they have caring commitments and they cannot do so, they will need to ask permission from the Principal of the College in letter format.

Alumni Event :'Back to Snow'


Booking is now open for our first ever 'Back to Snow' event which will take place on Saturday the 14th of July 2018. We can promise you this is not one to be missed!

All information about the event and booking can be found by following the link below. If you do have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact Please note that this event is for John Snow College alumni ONLY and you can only sign up as an individual.

Date: Saturday July 14th 2018, Location: John Snow College, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6DD

£45 Day Ticket, £65 Overnight Ticket

Ticket includes a special gift bag on arrival, celebration lunch buffet in our very much loved Waterside restaurant with alumni, staff and friends of the college. Access to the famous Snow Day at college and if you book on the overnight package, you can truly relive those student days, by staying overnight in college accomodation on the Saturday night. Celebrations will start at 12.00 noon on the Saturday.

We will ask for name preferences of people you would like to share a flat with (in flats of six people) and do our best to allocate accordingly.

Please do let us know if you have any special requirements so that we can try to cater to them as much as possible. If you have any further questions regarding the event please email You will be able to sign up on the Event Durham website; we will send out a link to your email and post it online on Thursday so make sure you keep an eye out! We hope to see you there!

Beth MacDougall, Alumni Relations and College Community Assistant

Contact Details

Durham City Site:
Elvet Hill Cottage,
Elvet Hill Road
Durham City
Tel: 0191 33 40035

Location for Open Days and 2018/19:
John Snow College
Howlands Site
South Road

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