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Welcome to the Castle JCR

Welcome to the home of our undergraduate community within Durham University's oldest college - known as the Junior Common Room, or JCR!

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Welcome to the Castle JCR

Welcome to the home of our undergraduate community within Durham University's oldest college - known as the Junior Common Room, or JCR!

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Castle Spotlight: Friends of Kumi Hospital

This academic year, University College will be supporting 'Friends of Kumi Hospital', a charity located in Eastern Uganda, in memory of the late Eva Schumacher-Reid. Eva was passionate about the work carried out in Kumi, as the founder of the charity Frances was a close friend of hers.

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JCR Exec 2017/18 Elections

The Elections for the JCR Exec positions for the next academic year have come round at this point in Epiphany term, all candidate resources have been collated and updated as they come in. For more details on the present Exec Committee members and their roles, see here.   For on-demand results on elections from every […]

Welcome to Castle

Hello and welcome to the Castle JCR! The JCR (short for Junior Common Room) is the name for the undergraduate body within college, but is so much more than just that – it does a huge amount for its members and contributes a great deal to the unique Durham University experience. It’s sort of like a […]

Castle Fashion Show

Castle Charity Fashion Show (CCFS) is one of a number of events held at University College to raise money for charity, and to connect students to the wider community. This event enables every student to get involved whether that be through modelling on the night, attending the event to watch your friends on the catwalk, […]

Arts Week

Castle Arts Week is an annual event designed to showcase the Arts at Durham and introduce students at University College to an eclectic range of art forms. Arts Week has a fantastic calendar of events; often including workshops, seminars, as well as talks by esteemed speakers such as the Vice-President of International Marketing at 20th […]