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Durham University

St Cuthbert's Society

St Cuthbert's Society

Welcome to St Cuthbert's Society

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing, rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus please see the University's designated page for current information:

Just a reminder to all current students that college student support remains available to all students.

If you need help and advice please email 📧
We will arrange a telephone appointment or video call for you. No problem is too small, please get in touch. 💚

Also a reminder that Durham University remains fully committed to providing wellbeing support and advice to students both in Durham and elsewhere during this challenging time. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for a number of student support related topics may prove useful during this period. There are a number of resources identified and a range of helpful information provided that will be of relevance to many students. There are also some FAQs that may be of particular relevance to international students remaining in Durham.

These FAQ’s will be expanded over the coming days and weeks, and will be updated as and when required.

You can find the student support and wellbeing related FAQ’s at:…/studentsupportdirect/…/

Post Offer Visit Days 2020

Congratulations to all Durham University Offer Holders who have been allocated 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.

We are delighted to welcome you to our online open days which will to enable you to explore and learn more about the Cuth’s community virtually! Please follow the link below where you will find further information including a welcome from the College Principal, video tours of the College facilities and accommodation alongside information videos from our current students regarding the student experience.

Welcome to Cuth's Post-Offer Open Day


Cuth's News


St Cuthbert's Society celebrates 50 Years of women students. 

See the latest issue of Cuth's Chronicle pages 10-11 for news of Cuth's celebration in London.

Cuthbert's Chronicle February 2020

(6 Mar 2020)

St Cuthbert's Society. 50 Years of Women Students

St Cuthbert's Society. 50 Years of Women Students

River Eden - Click for slideshow

Walking on Water

Appleby Horse Fair

A Photographic Exhibition by Michele Allan for St Cuthbert's Society

Follow the link above for slideshow.

VE Day

The University is celebrating VE Day in various ways. See the link: for an account of how it was reported in the papers of the time, and a collaborative video message from the University and the Cathedral thanking the local community for their contributions to the war effort.

Contact Details

St Cuthbert's Society
12 South Bailey
T - 0191 334 3400

St Cuthbert's Society
Brooks House
Old Elvet
T - 0191 334 6596

Undergraduate Student Development Awards, Postgraduate Research Grants, The Collingridge Moore Engineering Grant and SCR Performing Arts Grants

Applications are now open for Undergraduate Student Development Awards; the Collingridge Moore Engineering Grant for second, third and fourth year engineering students; Postgraduate Research Grants; and SCR Performing Arts Grants.We recognise that activities and events may be disrupted or cancelled due to Covid -19 and College will require confirmation that any activity will be going ahead prior to any award being paid. However please do not let this discourage you from applying.

The deadline for applications for all grants is Thursday 28th May 2020.

For further information about how to apply please login through Current Students to the Awards & Grants section on the college website at Awards & Grants.

If you have any questions or queries please contact the Vice-Principal , Dr Jon Warren.