Events

Every year University College organises a range of virtual and in-person events for our friends and alumni, to help bring our community together. This is a great opportunity to meet with your old friends or make new ones. Our events are open to everyone – whether you studied with us last year or 50 years ago!

Summer Celebration

It’s Summertime in Durham and in our 950th year we are delighted to welcome you to the Castle for a Summer Celebration! Enjoy a family day out with treasure hunts in the castle gardens, children’s craft activities in the Great Hall, self-guided visits around the Castle.

When: 25 June 2022, 11:00-15:00

Where: Durham Castle

Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/summer-celebration-at-the-castle-tickets-339349913727

Annual Alumni Reunion

2022 marks 950th birthday of Durham Castle, and we can’t wait to celebrate this special anniversary with our alumni community. We especially welcome all those who are celebrating their graduation milestones this year and those who graduated in '0 and '1. Whether it has been 10 or 50 years since your time at Durham, we cannot wait to welcome you and your friends back to celebrate these important anniversaries. 

When: 9-11 September 2022

Where: Durham Castle

Booking: https://pay.durham.ac.uk/colleges-and-common-rooms/UNIC/castle-society-reunion-september-2022

We are always looking for volunteers who would like to help by organising events for Castle and Durham alumni locally or by providing venues for alumni gatherings in London or other cities in the UK or abroad. If you feel that this might be something you might be able to offer, please let us know.