College & Alumni News

Alexandra’s Awareness Campaign

Alexandra’s Awareness Campaign   I am grateful for: The ability to love and how much I care about others.   Alexandra Scarlett Wilshaw was a young woman who experienced life with intensity, its highs and lows, and challenges. She tragically died by suicide.  Alexandra re…

Added Monday 21st May 2018

The launch of Christus Vincit

The Chapel Choir of University College is very excited to announce the launch of its latest CD Christus Vincit. The CD was recorded in July 2017 during our week in residence at St Davids Cathedral, South West Wales. Directed by Joshua Ridley, we sang two evensongs during the week and ended…

Added Wednesday 18th April 2018

West Courtyard Caf´┐Ż

We are gearing up to have the new café at Castle running by early February. We hope that you will have an opportunity to visit Castle to see the new café. Our heartfelt thanks goes out to all of our alumni who have supported this redevelopment. Every donation has helped immensely. …

Added Wednesday 24th January 2018

Champagne Charlies - Castle Society London Drinks Reception

The Castle Society proudly presents the first London Drinks Reception of 2018. Friday 23rd of February from 7.00pm to 11.00pm Venue: Champagne Charlies Location: 17 The Arches, Villiers Street,WC2N 6NG | 020 7930 7737 The venue is a pub and not a champagne bar, alt…

Added Wednesday 8th November 2017

***Auction*** Alumni June Ball Dining Tickets

Alumni June Ball Dining Tickets Bid for two seats on an alumni June Ball table. The six highest bids will receive tickets. NB. Reserve of £350 for two dining and ents tickets, as well as attending the Master’s Drinks Reception beforehand. As part of our CCA campaign, CCA has joined f…

Added Monday 6th November 2017

Castle Society & SCR Christmas Drinks Reception

Season’s Greetings to all friends of Castle, I would like to take the opportunity to invite you to be our guest at a special Christmas Drinks Reception for SCR members, College Alumni, and friends of Castle. The event will take place on Saturday 9th December in the Senior Common Room,…

Added Tuesday 24th October 2017

West Courtyard Refurbishment

The West Courtyard Appeal  Transforming the West Courtyard Café   This year we are embarking on a vital project to transform the West Courtyard into a versatile café space, creating a relaxed place for members of College to meet, talk and socialise. We also plan to make…

Added Monday 5th June 2017

Eva Schumacher-Reid Concert

The Master of University College, Professor David Held, requests the pleasure of your company at a concert to remember and celebrate the life and work of Eva Schumacher-Reid Friday 28th April Great Hall, Durham Castle 8.30pm Refreshments will be served from 7.45pm on the Tunstall Gallery. RSV…

Added Thursday 23rd March 2017

The Durham Castle Society 71st Annual Reunion

The Seventy First Annual Reunion of the Society will be held on Saturday 15 September 2017. The Reunion gives members of the Society the opportunity to revisit Durham and renew acquaintances with student contemporaries, members of staff and re-imbibe (albeit briefly) the atmosphere of the College.…

Added Tuesday 21st March 2017

Join us on the 10th of February to celebrate the Heritage at Castle

On Friday 10th of February, the Castle will host a special Heritage evening. This fundraising event will highlight the wonderful collection that we have at Castle and the work done in our Heritage Campaign. This is an opportunity for you to get an insight into the working museum side of the Cast…

Added Tuesday 29th November 2016

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