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University College

 University College

Welcome to University College

University College is a vibrant scholarly and residential community. From the UK and overseas, we are home to around 750 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates, along with over 400 members of our Senior Common Room. Located in the historic Durham Castle, we are the oldest college of Durham University.

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Upcoming Lectures

An exciting series of lectures is planned for Easter Term, which will cap off an outstanding year of high-profile academic events at University College.

(16 Apr 2014) » More about Upcoming Lectures

Durham Castle Illuminated in Mallard 75 Celebration

This week the National Railway Museum collaborated with University College by lighting up a dreary February evening for commuters and passers-by in York and Durham, marking the Mallard 75 celebration at the National Railway Museum, which is marking the anniversary of the setting of the world steam record.

(4 Feb 2014) » More about Mallard 75 Illumination

University College Wins Goldstar Green Tourism Award

University College is excited to be the recepient of a prestigious award as part of Green Tourism Week.

(11 Nov 2013) » More about University College Wins Goldstar Green Tourism Award

Watch the Durham Castle Lecture Series

University College Trust

Cutting Edge at Castle

Conferences & Tourism