After an unusual year, we are hoping to return to an almost-normal calendar. We now have a single GCR Membership price that includes everything and this once again costs £40. You can purchase it here. Gym memberships will be sold separately and will be announced shortly. This membership gets you: Voting rights in GCR elections/ … More GCR Levy 2021-22
Guidelines for contest entries The Contest opens for entries on May 28, 2021, and closes June 5, 2021 (referred to herein as the Contest Live Period). Entries must be received by 11:59 pm UK-time on June 5, 2021. For your entries to qualify for consideration. The following guidelines are put in place to keep the … More Call for Designs for Summer BBQ 2021
Ustinov, it is time to vote for our annual College Awards! Following the nominations submitted from Ustinov students, you can now vote for your favourite candidate in each of the following categories: Serious Categories: Outstanding contribution by an individual to College life – PhD student Outstanding contribution by an individual to College life – Masters … More Ustinov College Awards 2021
“Sir Peter Ustinov was a cosmopolitan and a true all-rounder. He was an artist and Oscar-winning actor, writer and director, stage designer and storyteller, but above all, he was one thing: a humanist who always believed that no commitment for a good cause was ever in vain.” Source: Peter Ustinov Foundation On April 16th, we … More Celebrating Sir Peter Ustinov 100th Birthday
The Common room and the Seminar room are available to use for pool and table tennis. For now since only livers-in are allowed in the college these facilities are available only to them. The rooms are available from 8pm – 11pm every day (unless the space is booked for another reason) and there can be … More Pool and Table Tennis
Welcome to the Easter Virtual Egg Scavenger. If you want to participate in the hunt, please visit this website. We recomend to use a computer for better view! The hunt will be available until the start of Easter on the 4th of April 2021. We hope you enjoy a tour around Durham city.
Lockdown might be upon us but Ustinov students still have the option to access the outdoor facilities in Maiden Castle (the university sport centre)! You can only use these facilities with people from your own household. More specifically we have access in the football pitches 3G1, 3G2 and 3G3, the hockey pitch as well as … More Lockdown Sports Facilities
Hello! Here are a few routes to inspire further exploration of Durham and its beautiful surroundings! These routes are indications, so feel free to explore beyond these paths and create your own (and share them with us!). Note that the accessibility of these routes can change with seasons: some may get quite muddy, while others … More Go for a Walk!
It goes without saying that this year is certain to be different from anything that the GCR has experienced before. However, this won’t stop us from offering you as many benefits as we can throughout the year – being a GCR member is still certain to elevate your experience of Durham and Ustinov, and really … More New GCR Levies system
FINDING YOUR DURHAM ACCOMMODATION We’ve created a new housing guide with all the details you’ll need to live outside of college! Feel free to download it using the link below. ACCOMMODATION IN DURHAM Most undergraduate students live in college accommodation their first year, and can then choose to live in or find private accommodation in … More POSTGRADUATE HOUSING GUIDE