Cuth's Week kicks off this Sunday 10th June with the Principal's Summer Garden Party and runs through to the finale of Cuth's Day on Saturday 16th June. There are lots of exciting things going on during the week, which celebrates the talent and diversity of the Cuth's community. Make sure you check out the Cuth's Bake Off, the Cuth's Week Concert featuring the Choir and Cuth's Big Band, talks from members of the SCR, and the annual JCR vs SCR cricket match.
A full timetable of events is available below.
Don't forget that the deadline for booking on the trip to Beamish Museum on Monday 11th June is Friday 8th June. Contact reception to book your place.
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- Cuth's Week 2018 Timetable (last modified: 7 June 2018)
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 2017-18 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You can download them here;
Fellows' Lecture: Professor Anya Hurlbert
The Annual Fellows' Lecture will be given by Anya Hurlbert, Professor of Visual Neuroscience at Newcastle University. Professor Hurlbert's title will be "Light and Colour in Life and Art". All are welcome to this public lecture.
Light shapes human behaviour, giving rise to conscious perception and unconscious biological rhythms. We both see and feel variations in light, constructing colours in our minds from the light reflected by objects, and adapting our moods to changes in the environmental illumination. Why are strawberries red even when they reflect blue light? What does it mean to see red? Does blue light make us more alert? Why do different people see colours differently? Was Monet unusually “colour-inconstant”? In this lecture, Professor Hurlbert will explore the effects of light and colour on seeing and feeling, in the natural world and in art, and explore the challenges and opportunities afforded by new lighting technologies, for human perception and performance.
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