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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;


Congratulations to the following award-winners:

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships:
Kristine Cimals (Anthropology)

Edward Clark (Music)

James Mills (Combined Hons in Social Science)

Clara Senior (Philosophy and Psychology)


Awards for academic excellence from the Arts and Humanities Faculty:

Edward Clark (Music)

Nicholas Allen (Philosophy)

Michael Webb (French/Italian)

(13 Oct 2016) » More about AWARDS


Thursday 27 October 2016

Monday 31 October 2016

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Thursday 3 November 2016

Saturday 5 November 2016

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Friday 11 November 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