University College welcomes applications from Postgraduates of all subjects for membership. The postgraduate members of College have their own common room (the Middle Common Room, MCR) where they meet, socialize and organise events. University College, with 700 undergraduates and 200 postgraduates, offers a friendly and diverse community with many clubs and societies.
The College is located in Durham Castle and buildings very close by, in the centre of Durham City. The Castle is part of a World Heritage Site, along with Durham Cathedral, 100 metres away across Palace Green.