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St Cuthbert's Society

 St Cuthbert's Society

New Students

We'd like to offer a warm welcome to all students joining St Cuthbert's Society in 2018! Welcome information for all new students, including a checklist of everything you need to do before arriving, is now available here. Have a good look through and make sure you have ticked everything off.

The College Handbooks (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) for 2018-2019 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 may also wish to join the JCR's Facebook group for Freshers arriving in 2018, which can be found here.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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.


Cuth's News

Research Open Mic Night

Thanks to everyone who came down to the Bailey Bar last night for the inaugural Research Open Mic Night. We had some fascinating talks and great discussion! Stay tuned for the next one.

(16 Oct 2018)

Visiting IAS Fellow

Our Institute of Advanced Study Fellow, anthropologist Prof David Sutton, arrives this Sunday, so look out for him in the dining hall and at events. You can read about his work at

(12 Oct 2018)

World Mental Health Day

Oct 10th is World Mental Health Day. Don’t suffer in silence; if you are experiencing mental health problems, help is available in the University through the Counselling Service. For more information see, or contact the Cuth’s Student Support office.

(10 Oct 2018)

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Saturday 20 October 2018

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Saturday 27 October 2018

Wednesday 31 October 2018

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

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