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Overview

Year founded 1839
Motto I rise again changed but the same
Number of students living in the college 365
1st year rooms

350

Catering options Catered
Gowned formal dinners No
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About us

Coming to University is a life-changing event. Hild Bede will share your excitement and feed your confidence to seize the opportunity to learn and to grow and to develop. Our unique history, our distinctive location, and global community of present and past members helps to make that possible.

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College life

Hild Bede is a place which looks out for you, and which looks after you. We welcome people from all backgrounds and places, because experience and diversity enriches our tradition and history and helps us write the next pages.

  • Student Representative Council (SRC)

    The Student Representative Council (SRC) is the body which represents the students of Hild Bede across the university.
  • Senior Common Room

    A friendly community dedicated to promoting College's values and supporting students' social and educational activities.
    Senior Common Room at Hild Bede

Student Representative Council (SRC)

The Student Representative Council (SRC) is the body which represents the students of Hild Bede across the university.

Senior Common Room

A friendly community dedicated to promoting College's values and supporting students' social and educational activities.
Senior Common Room at Hild Bede

Your extended family

Our ambitions for your success are matched by the support that we provide. Hild Bede is an extended family. Our students ‘come home’ to Hild Bede from the day they first arrive.

You'll be welcomed with open arms by our staff and students, our mentors and alumni. That welcome goes on throughout your studies and into the years beyond.
Find out more about our student support

Facilities

  • Sporting facilities

    Within our grounds we have a variety of sporting facilities as well as beautiful parklands for you to spend time in.

  • Chapel

    We're lucky to have a vibrant Chapel, with an outstanding Choir.

  • Music rooms

    We have the only full-sized theatre and fully-equipped cinema in the University. Music practice rooms are also situated within the complex.

Find out more about our facilities

Hild Bede parklands

Inside of our College Chapel.

Music at Hild Bede

Get in touch

Contact us by phone or email below to find out more about us.

College of St Hild & St Bede

Durham

DH1 1SZ

Tel: +44 (0)191 334 8300

Fax: +44 (0)191 334 8301

Questions about studying here?

Check out our list of FAQs or submit an enquiry form.

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