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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|Mon, 28 April 2014||Start of Easter Term|
|Tue, 29 April 2014||8:30pm||Castle MCR Lecture Series: George Wells|
|Wed, 30 April 2014||7:45pm||Durham Castle Lecture Series: Jaclyn Friedman|
|Wed, 14 May 2014||7:45pm||Durham Castle Lecture Series: Professor Thomas Pogge|
|Thu, 22 May 2014||8:00pm||Durham Castle Lecture Series: Professor Noam Chomsky|
- We’d love to see more Castle memorabilia. Email us at castle.alumni[at]http://t.co/AqHuGnwZDB to share!
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- Just added to our archive: @team_durham fixtures lists from the 1950s. Thanks to Ian Forster (Castle 1952-55)! http://t.co/onezR3o3Bt
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- Wonderful weather this morning in #Durham! @durham_uni @DurhamWHS http://t.co/eonnsWYfBu
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- We love this 1960 British Pathé film on Durham, ‘a city with brains as well as beauty’ http://t.co/zsV0Uz98R0 #Durham
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- From the archive: @JustinWelby asks ‘Should Believers have a Voice in the Polis?’ #durhamcastlelectures https://t.co/PcUufv11R5
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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