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Encyclopedia > Josephine Butler College
Josephine Butler College, Durham
College Arms
Motto Comme je trouve
"As I find"
Founded 2006
Principal Adrian Simpson
Location Howlands Farm, South Road
Students 400

Kirknewton Block,

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Josephine Butler College is the newest college at Durham University, having opened in October 2006. It is located at the Howlands Farm site next to residences of Ustinov College. The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Durham University is a university in England. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ustinov College is the third largest college of Durham University. ...


It is a fully self-catered college of the University with facilities far more modern than any of the existing undergraduate colleges in Durham (the newest of which was opened in 1972) and all rooms are en-suite. Statistics Population: 42,939 (2001) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: NZ274424 Administration District: City of Durham Shire county: Durham Region: North East England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Durham Historic county: Durham Services Police force: County Durham Ambulance service: North East Post office and telephone... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The term en-suite, from French in room, is usually used to refer to bathrooms that are connected to a bedroom. ...


On December 14 2005, it was announced that the college had been named after Josephine Butler, a Victorian feminist campaigner and a grand-niece of the 2nd Earl Grey, after whom Grey College was named. December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Josephine Elizabeth Butler (1828 - 1906) was a Victorian era feminist campaigner who was primarily interested in the welfare of prostitutes. ... The Right Honourable Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. ... Grey College can refer to: Grey College, University of Durham, England Grey College, Bloemfontein, South Africa This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Samantha Wright and Damon Millar were appointed in 2006 by the college to be the first JCR President and Vice President respectively.


College Traditions

In October 2006 the inaugural Milfield block 'Toad-in-the-hole Friday' took place. This event has quickly become embedded in Butler College tradition.


External links

  • University press release
  • Official website
  • JCR website


  Durham University  v·d·e 

Main Entry  · Academic dress  · People  · Botanic Gardens
Durham University is a university in England. ... 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. ...


Colleges
Collingwood  · George Stephenson  · Grey  · Hatfield  · John Snow  · Josephine Butler  · St Aidan's  · St Chad's  · St Cuthbert's Society  · St Hild and St Bede  · St John's  · St Mary's  · Trevelyan  · University  · Ushaw  · Ustinov  · Van Mildert
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. ... St Aidans College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... 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, commonly known as Trevs, is a college of the University of Durham in 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  · Chamber Choir  · Palatinate newspaper  · Purple Radio  · Durham Revue  · Students' Union  · Union (debating) Society  · University Boat Race Durham University Athletic Union is a student-run organisation responsible for sport at the University of Durham in Durham, England. ... 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. ...


 
 

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