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Van Mildert College

Van Mildert College

Welcome to Van Mildert College

Centred around a lake in spacious, leafy grounds, Van Mildert College offers a beautiful setting in which to live and study. As one of the larger 'hill colleges' with a diverse community of over 1500 students, staff and mentors from all over the world, Van Mildert offers a relaxed and lively environment with a wide range of clubs and societies on offer. We are particularly well-known for our community and fundraising spirit, with our growing number of outreach projects. Van Mildert's sports teams and societies also play a huge and active role in the college community offering opportunities in personal development and leadership as well as fostering an inclusive atmosphere for all.

Life in the Junior Common Room
Postgraduate study in the Middle Common Room
Events and activities of the Senior Common Room
Van Mildert College's events calendar for the year
Find out whats going on around Mildert
Hear from our Alumni all around the world

"There was a genuine team ethos demonstrated and staff are passionate about creating a good community of learning. The atmosphere in the college was positive. Students feel well supported and that staff are very approachable."

Commendation by the University Review Team, 2013


Paul Welberry Kent (1923-2017)

It was with great sadness that the College learned of the death of its second Master, Dr Paul Kent on 7th March 2017 at the age of 93.

(31 Mar 2017) » More about Paul Welberry Kent (1923-2017)

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Van Mildert College
Durham University
Mill Hill Lane

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