Friendly and Inclusive

St Chad’s is one of the oldest and most popular colleges in Durham. Established in 1904 as an Anglican foundation, Chad’s today welcomes students of all faiths and beliefs to study for the whole range of Durham University degrees.  With nearly 400 undergraduate and 150 postgraduate students, we are a small, human-sized community with an excellent reputation as a college where students will be both challenged and supported.

Most years, our students achieve amongst the highest academic results in Durham. We have a vibrant intellectual culture including excellent library resources and study space, as well as our own Research Unit – Policy and Practice – which focuses on issues of inclusion and justice.

St Chad’s is a progressive, enterprising college, home to students from all over the world, and from all parts of the UK, from a wide variety of backgrounds. Our motto is “non vestra sed vos” – “not what you have but who you are”.  St Chad’s is a community known for its quirkiness, where all kinds of diversity is respected and where you will be valued, just as you are, and encouraged to develop into all you can be.

 

News

Approaches to the settlement of refugees and migrants in Northern England

Interactions between communities, public authorities and charities.  A seminar organised by the Institute for Local Governance Middlesbrough Town Hall, The Old … Continue reading Approaches to the settlement of refugees and migrants in Northern England

St Chad’s – volunteering in South Africa

What’s more terrifying? A cheetah 5 meters away from you or teaching 50 13 year olds? We ponder this whilst we … Continue reading St Chad’s – volunteering in South Africa

Learning how to manage money

The results from an evaluation of the My Money Now programme, run by the National Youth Agency and evaluated by Policy&Practice … Continue reading Learning how to manage money

Former Senior Tutor Recognised for Volunteer Work

Former St Chad’s Senior Tutor, Alan Klottrup, has been awarded an NHS Unsung Hero Award by the BBC’s The One Show … Continue reading Former Senior Tutor Recognised for Volunteer Work

Beneath the iceberg of headline income statistics for the voluntary sector

The UK Civil Society Almanac has been published this week. According to NCVO’s Karl Wilding on twitter: ‘arguably, the biggest change … Continue reading Beneath the iceberg of headline income statistics for the voluntary sector

Upcoming Alumni Events

1904 Society Black Tie Dinner 30th June 2018 Our Annual Event for former members of the JCR and MCR Executive Committees … Continue reading Upcoming Alumni Events

The power of arts and heritage to deliver regional investment

A seminar organised by the Institute for Local Governance. took place at Mea House, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8XS … Continue reading The power of arts and heritage to deliver regional investment

Domus Dinner 2018

It was wonderful to see some of our donors, supporters and partners at our Domus Dinner on Saturday 17th March. Thank … Continue reading Domus Dinner 2018

St Chad’s Day address

St Chad’s Day Festival Service Address 2018

How to work effectively with the third sector

A discussion paper for public sector organisations by Tony Chapman, John Mawson, Fred Robinson and Jonathan Wistow, Published by Institute for Local … Continue reading How to work effectively with the third sector

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