Friendly and Inclusive

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.”

“I’ve had an incredible time here at Durham and I believe St Chad’s has played a major part in that…it’s made me as a person.”

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 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

St Chad’s revisits its past

St Chad’s Choir visits Hooton Pagnell Sunday 23rd June St Chad’s College “came home”. Hooton Pagnell, a small village near Doncaster, … Continue reading St Chad’s revisits its past

St Chad’s College Charity Fashion Show

St Chad’s College Charity Fashion Show St Chad’s College Charity Fashion Show last week was a huge success, raising over £7000 … Continue reading St Chad’s College Charity Fashion Show

Valuing small charities for what they are, not what they should be

Small charities make a big contribution to personal, social and community wellbeing. So it’s not surprising that governments and big charitable … Continue reading Valuing small charities for what they are, not what they should be

Third Sector Trends Survey 2019 is now running across the North of England

This unique long-term study on the work of the voluntary and community sector is now running right across the North of … Continue reading Third Sector Trends Survey 2019 is now running across the North of England

The future of civil society in Tees Valley

A seminar to discuss the way forward for stakeholders in the voluntary sector, charitable foundations and the public sector. Friday 5th … Continue reading The future of civil society in Tees Valley

Homes for the future in North East England

New initiatives to deliver decent, affordable homes in appealing communities. A seminar organised by the Institute for Local Governance. This successful … Continue reading Homes for the future in North East England

Scholarship success for St Chad’s students

Congratulations to Agoston Horani and Nina Halgarth, Chad’s first year students who have each just been awarded a Peter Kirk Memorial … Continue reading Scholarship success for St Chad’s students

How do charitable foundations support North East England?

Policy&Practice has been commissioned by the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to look at the way charitable foundations … Continue reading How do charitable foundations support North East England?

St Chad’s Chaplain

Congratulations to our Chaplain, David Rushton, for passing his Master of Theology (Chaplaincy Studies) from Cardiff University with merit.  The title … Continue reading St Chad’s Chaplain

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