Vibrant and Personal

St Chad’s is one of the oldest and most popular colleges in Durham. Most years, our students achieve among the highest academic results in Durham.

Established in 1904 as an independent hall with an Anglican foundation, we are now a recognised college of Durham University. With 350 undergrads and 150 postgrads, we deliberately remain a small human-sized college; but that doesn’t stop us from having the highest concentration of research staff and library resources in Durham.

St Chad’s is a progressive, liberal-minded college, where it’s okay to be yourself. Our manageable size enables us to offer personal support to all our students in a world-class research environment.

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News

Research Forum: Translating Chinese and Renaissance Architecture

The first Research Forum of Easter Term on 12 May saw a very good turnout, with members from all three common … Continue reading Research Forum: Translating Chinese and Renaissance Architecture

Success at York Spring Regatta

Over the May bank holiday weekend our men’s first crew were busy taking York Spring Regatta by storm. The occasion marked … Continue reading Success at York Spring Regatta

Durham Dragons’ Den success for Chad’s student

Benedict O’Donovan, second year St Chad’s economics undergraduate, and managing director of DART (Durham Applied Robotics & Technologies), was runner up … Continue reading Durham Dragons’ Den success for Chad’s student

Margaret Masson formally installed as Principal

The nave of Durham’s majestic Cathedral was packed with the members and friends of St. Chad’s College on Sunday night. Chadsians past … Continue reading Margaret Masson formally installed as Principal

Postgraduate Research Forums of Epiphany Term

The postgraduate research forums of Epiphany Term were well attended, and as always, the presentations generated exciting discussions. Fuel of the … Continue reading Postgraduate Research Forums of Epiphany Term

Junior Common Room Elect New Committees

One of the events which dominated St. Chad’s during Epiphany Term was the Junior Common Room (JCR) Elections. The election season … Continue reading Junior Common Room Elect New Committees

Anna Roots Boat Launch

The end of Epiphany term brought a morning of both celebration and reflection for college, and in particular, the boat club. … Continue reading Anna Roots Boat Launch

St Chad’s Day 2016

The 5th of March brought what many of the members of St Chad’s consider to be the social pinnacle of the … Continue reading St Chad’s Day 2016

Principal’s Feast Mega-Formal

The second mega-formal of the year – Principal’s Feast – was held on Thursday 10th March. This was the first, hopefully … Continue reading Principal’s Feast Mega-Formal

Chad’s Got Talent

For the first time ever, Charities Committee organised a ‘Chad’s Got Talent’ show, which put to performance a wide range of … Continue reading Chad’s Got Talent

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