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University College

 University College

Welcome to University College

University College is a vibrant scholarly community. From the UK and overseas, we are home to around 800 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates, along with over 200 members of our Senior Common Room. Located in the historic Durham Castle, we are the oldest college of Durham University.

Featured Lecture of the Week

Paris: Terrorism and After

Paris: Terrorism and After

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Castle Lecture Series Special Event. Professors David Held and Anoush Ehteshami delivered this lecture on 23 November, in the wake of the 13 November terrorist attacks on Paris.


Castle Community Action raises £7000 to help the local community

Castle Community Action, established in 2013-14, has quickly become an important part of the life of University College. Donating thousands of hours of volunteering time to causes in the local community, CCA recently held a successful charity auction to support the development of new programmes in the local Durham community.

(26 Nov 2015) » More about Castle Community Action raises £7000

Announcing the Durham Castle Lecture Series 2015-16

We are excited to announce the 2015-16 Durham Castle Lecture Series.

(30 Sep 2015) » More about Announcing the Durham Castle Lecture Series 2015-16

Durham Castle Lecture Series

Cutting Edge at Castle

Alumni: Durham Castle Society

Durham Castle Museum website

Conferences: Event Durham