Welcome to St Chad’s

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.

I wouldn’t change my experience of Chad’s for the world. I’ve made great friends and feel like I have and will always be part of a really special community.”  (2019 Graduate)

SCHOLARSHIPS

If you have received an offer from Durham for 2021 entry, and have selected St Chad’s as your college, you should consider applying for one of our College scholarships.

Check out our Scholarships Page

Deadline for applications (extended): 31 March 2021

 

Living safely as members of St Chad’s College under COVID-19 restrictions – a student guide

 

 

 

News

Business innovation in local context

    Over several decades, North East England has borne the burden of a reputation of ‘underperforming’ economically. Certainly, in bald … Continue reading Business innovation in local context

Policy&Practice Annual Report 2020

Policy&Practice has had another productive year, culminating in several reports from our long-running Third Sector Trends Study of the voluntary and … Continue reading Policy&Practice Annual Report 2020

The structure and dynamics of the Third Sector in England and Wales

For the first time in 2019, the long-running Third Sector Trends Study extended its reach across the whole of England and … Continue reading The structure and dynamics of the Third Sector in England and Wales

Law Family Commission on Civil Society

The Law Family Commission on Civil Society, launched today, is an ambitious programme of research into how the potential of civil … Continue reading Law Family Commission on Civil Society

PERSPECTIVES: Britain after Brexit

On 23rd November 2020, Chadsians and friends gathered on Zoom for the second PERSPECTIVES event of the academic year, focussing on … Continue reading PERSPECTIVES: Britain after Brexit

Principles and pragmatism

How can Christian organisations obtain the money they need whilst holding on to their principles? How vigilant should churches and other … Continue reading Principles and pragmatism

Third Sector Trends 2018-2020

Third Sector Trends is a longitudinal study which was established in 2008.  As such it is the longest running research programme … Continue reading Third Sector Trends 2018-2020

PERSPECTIVES X St Chad’s FemSoc collaboration

Boys will be boys? Lad culture, toxic masculinity, and how to balance freedom of speech with the need to keep our … Continue reading PERSPECTIVES X St Chad’s FemSoc collaboration

Diversity and inclusion in Third Sector leadership: why is it not happening?

The extent to which leadership opportunities in the Third Sector are open to all members of the community who feel that … Continue reading Diversity and inclusion in Third Sector leadership: why is it not happening?

The North East faces tough social and economic challenges

By Fred Robinson, Professorial Fellow , Policy&Practice, St Chad’s College, Durham University We are now in a deep economic recession and we … Continue reading The North East faces tough social and economic challenges

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