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Encyclopedia > Former colleges of Durham University

Former colleges of Durham University are those colleges that have been part of Durham University, but have since folded or cancelled their association with Durham. Durham University is a university in England. ...

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Background

Durham University is a collegiate university. This means that it is organised around a number of constituent colleges. There are currently sixteen colleges. Since its foundation in 1832, a number of other colleges have been part of the university. Only one of these has become completly defunct; others have ended their association with the university, or left to become independent institutions of their own. Durham University is a university in England. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... Durham University is a university in England. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Cosin's Hall College

Cosin's Hall college was opened in 1851. It was the university's third college, and was based in Cosin's Hall on Palace Green. However, the university was unable to sustain three colleges at the time, and it was merged into University College. [1] This college maintained offices and rooms in the hall until 2006. It is still owned by the university and is now being renovated for the use of the Institute of Advanced Study, which opens in January 2007. [2] 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Pemberton Building, Abbey House (Theology Department) and Cathedral, all facing onto Palace Green Palace Green is a small area of grass in the centre of Durham in England, flanked by Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. ... University College, commonly known as Castle, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is a research centre of the University of Durham. ...


Colleges in Newcastle

In 1852, the School of Medicine and Surgery (founded in 1834) in Newcastle-upon-Tyne was absorbed into the University of Durham as the College of Medicine. [3] In 1871, this was joined by the College of Physical Science, later renamed Armstrong College. [4] This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Relations between the two campuses were often strained. They became two autonomous parts of the same university, with the Newcastle colleges merging to become "King's College" in 1937. [3] In 1947 a proposal to rename the university as the "University of Durham and Newcastle" was approved by all the governing bodies, but was defeated at convocation by 135 votes to 129 in the spring of 1952. [5] [6] This defeat led to the eventual creation of the new Newcastle University in 1963 [4] The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... A Convocation is a group of people formally assembled for a special purpose. ... Affiliations Russell Group, EUA Website www. ...


Colleges Abroad

Durham University has had two affiliated colleges outside of England. Of these, Fourah Bay College ended its affiliation in 1967 and Codrington College in the 1970s. Fourah Bay became a constituent college of the University of Sierra Leone in February 1967. [7] Codrington was briefly affliated to both Durham and the University of the West Indies, but left Durham in the 1970s [8] Codrington College is an Anglican theological college in St. ... The University of Sierra Leone is the name of the former unitary public university system in Sierra Leone, which, as of May 2005, was reconstitued into the individual colleges of Fourah Bay College and Njala University college. ... The University of the West Indies, also known as UWI, is an autonomous regional institution supported by and serving 16 countries and territories in the Caribbean - Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. ...


Renamed and Merged Colleges

The College of St Hild and St Bede was formed from the merger of two seperate colleges in 1975. The College of the Venerable Beded had been an all male college formed in 1838, with St Hild's College formed in 1858. Prior to this merger and their full integration into the university, the two colleges had previously specialised in the teaching of education [9] The College of St Hild and St Bede, commonly known as Hild Bede, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ...


A few other groupings have undergone renaming on their time at Durham. The Graduate Society became a full college in 2003 and was subsequently renamed Ustinov College. George Stephenson and John Snow College became seperate colleges in 2001. They are located at Stockton-on-Tees and originally founded as the "Joint University College on Teesside of the Universities of Durham and Teesside (JUCOT)". When the University of Teesside pulled out of the campus in 1996 they became a full college of Durham University known as "University College, Stockton" before they later split and gained their new names. Ustinov College is the third largest college of Durham University. ... George Stephenson College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... John Snow College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... Stockton-on-Tees is an industrial town and port on the River Tees in north-eastern England. ... The University of Teesside, based in Middlesbrough, England, has a student body of 20,685 students as of 2005. ...


References

  1. ^ Whitting, C.E. (1932). The University of Durham. London: Sheldon Press.
  2. ^ The Institute of Advanced Study Durham University, Accessed December 2006
  3. ^ a b Foundation of the University Durham University, Accessed December 2006
  4. ^ a b History Newcastle University, Accessed December 2006
  5. ^ Durham University Society History; see University's name not changed; Accessed December 2006
  6. ^ Bettenson, E.M. (1971). The University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1834-1971. Newcastle: Hindson & Andrew Reid Ltd.
  7. ^ Affiliation of Codrington College to the University of Durham Durham University, Accessed December 2006 PDF
  8. ^ Carribean MBA Durham Business School, Accessed December 2006
  9. ^ History of College College of St Hild and St Bede, Accessed December 2006


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St Cuthbert's Society · St Hild and St Bede · St John's · St Mary's · Trevelyan · University · Ushaw · Ustinov · Van Mildert · Former Colleges Durham University is a university in England. ... Durham University is a university in England. ... Collingwood College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... George Stephenson College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... Grey College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... For Hatfield Technical College please see University of Hertfordshire Hatfield College is a college of the University of Durham in England (the third oldest English university). ... John Snow College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... Josephine Butler College is the newest college at Durham University, having opened in October 2006. ... St Aidans College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Chads College main building looking north, with Durham Heritage Centre beyond St Chads College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Cuthberts Society, almost universally known as Cuths, is a college-level body of Durham University in England. ... The College of St Hild and St Bede, commonly known as Hild Bede, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Johns College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Marys College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Trevelyan College, Durham Trevelyan College, affectionately known as Trevs, is a college of the University of Durham in northern England. ... University College, commonly known as Castle, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Ushaw College is a Roman Catholic seminary, founded at Douai in France in 1568, which moved to Ushaw Moor, four miles west of Durham in England in 1808 and became a Licensed Hall of the University of Durham in 1968. ... Ustinov College is the third largest college of Durham University. ... Van Mildert College, commonly known as Mildert, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ...

Departments & Research Institutes

Business School  · Institute of Advanced Study  · Institute for Hazard and Risk Research  · Wolfson Research Institute
The Durham University Business School (DBS) in Durham, UK, is the international business school of Durham University. ... The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is a research centre of the University of Durham. ... The Institute for Hazard and Risk Research (IHR2) is a reserach institute at the University of Durham. ... The Wolfson Research Institute is a purpose-built research building and research division of the University of Durham. ...

Student Life

Athletic Union · Durham UCCE · Chamber Choir · Palatinate Newspaper · Purple Radio · Durham Revue · Students' Union
Durham Union Society (debating) · University Boat Race Durham University Athletic Union is a student-run organisation responsible for sport at the University of Durham in Durham, England. ... The Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence is the full name of the unviersitys cricketing coaching centre, and the university cricket team when they participate in first class matches. ... Durham University Chamber Choir Durham Univeristy Chamber Choir Durham University Chamber Choir provides a high-quality music-making environment for the best singers in a university which boasts a rich choral tradition. ... Palatinate is the Durham University student newspaper. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Durham Revue Logo. ... The Durham Students Union is a body, set up as the Durham Colleges Students’ Representative Council in 1899 and renamed in 1969, with the intention of representing and providing welfare and services for the students of the University of Durham in Durham, England. ... The Durham Union Society is a debating society founded in 1842 by the students of the University of Durham. ... The Northumbrian Water University Boat Race is an annual event between the University of Durham Boat Club and the University of Newcastle Boat Club. ...

Miscellaneous

Academic Dress · People · Botanic Gardens · Images of Durham · University Library The academic dress of the University of Durham is based fairly closely on that of Oxford, although its subfusc clothing follows the Cambridge style, with a few graduates wearing bands and white ties. ... The Durham University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Durham, England. ... This page brings together all the images and heraldic devices of Durham University, its colleges, departments and student organisations. ...


 
 

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