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St Cuthbert's Society

 St Cuthbert's Society

Welcome to St Cuthbert's Society

St Cuthbert’s Society is one of the largest and oldest student communities at Durham. Founded in 1888 as an alternative to college living, it still retains that independence of spirit, but now offers its students all the advantages of being a college of Durham University. Cuth’s occupies two sites, with rooms on the historic Bailey and self-catered, modern flats across the river at Parson’s Field. We provide a uniquely flexible range of accommodation and catering options to our diverse student body. Cuth’s offers outstanding opportunities for student participation in sport, the arts and volunteering, which are supported by its exceptionally energetic Junior Common Room, as well as a lively programme of interdisciplinary lectures, careers evenings and events to enhance the academic experience.

St Cuthbert's Society College Handbooks.

The College Handbooks (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) for 2016-17 contain important information for all members of Cuth's, including University regulations. If you require this in a different format, please contact the College Office using You can download them here;

Remembrance Service Sunday 13th November 2016

Albert Hodgson (1952-1956) gave a reading on behalf of the alumni at a rain-drenched Remembrance Service in the gardens of 12 South Bailey, along with our two Military Scholars, Stephanie Atkinson and Matt Abbott, and representatives of the SCR and JCR. The Principal was also invited to give the address at the Hatfield Remembrance Service later the same evening, which you can read here.

(2 Dec 2016) » More about Remembrance Service

Lord Falconer's Fellows' Lecture Recording

We are pleased to annouce that a video recording of this year's Annual Fellows' Lecture by Lord Falconer on 'The Future of Politics' is now available to view online here.

(29 Nov 2016) » More about Lecture recording


Monday 5 December 2016

Thursday 8 December 2016

Sunday 11 December 2016

Tuesday 13 December 2016

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Contact Details

St Cuthbert's Society
12 South Bailey
T - 0191 3343400
F - 0191 3343401

St Cuthbert's Society
Brooks House
Old Elvet
T - 0191 3346596

Durham named Sports University of the year 2015

Sports participation - a key feature of student life and employability