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Durham University


The Collegiate System

We have a distinctive college system at Durham. We provide an environment dedicated to delivering an unrivalled experience outside of your studies. When you join the University you will become a member of one of our 17 colleges. If you are holding an offer we will contact you in April to ask you to express a college preference.

We are providing two student-led virtual events which should help you understand more about the college system at Durham. They will provide a brief overview of how the college system at Durham works. There will be a short 5-10 minute introduction from staff, with the rest of the session dedicated to our postgraduate students answering your questions.

You might also find this presentation from our open day helpful.

These virtual events will be held on Microsoft Live. This platform allows you to see and hear our staff and student panel and ask us questions via the Q and A pane. We will send full joining instructions to all booked attendees

The virtual events will take place on Wednesday 24 March at 11am-12pm (GMT) and Thursday 25 March at 4-5pm (GMT).