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St Cuthbert's Society

 St Cuthbert's Society

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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 collegiate 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 thus provide a uniquely flexible range of accommodation and catering options to our diverse and international 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 and events to enhance the academic experience. 

Important Information for Undergraduate Applicants about Arrival at St Cuthbert's Society in October

If you have received an offer from Durham University, and you meet the conditions of that offer and accept your place at Durham, you should arrive at St Cuthbert's Society on Sunday 4th October, and NOT on Saturday 3rd as previously mentioned in earlier correspondence. Further details regarding arrival will be sent to successful applicants shortly after the publication of A-Level results in August. Should you have any queries or concerns please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at Information for offer holders can be found on the University website at


Arts Exhibition 2012 - Opening Night

The opening night of the Arts Exhibition is held on Monday 11th June from 8pm to 9.30pm in the Dining Hall and is open to all members of the college community.

To book your place, please contact no later than Friday 8th June.

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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