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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 2015-16 contain important information for all members of Cuth's, including College and University regulations. If you require this in a different format, please contact the College Office using



SCR v JCR Cricket Match

The annual cricket between the SCR and the JCR will be held on Friday 15th June at Maiden Castle (5pm start)

Each year, the SCR President challenges the JCR President to a cricket match to round off the academic year.  This year is no exception so come and join in the fun and support your team and college.

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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