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Fees and Funding

Accommodation Charges 

Further information about college accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students and additional costs are available at Residence Charges - Durham University

JCR Levy 

In addition to the accommodation charges above all undergraduate students can opt-in to paying the College JCR Levy of the following amounts: 

Undergraduates: £145 for 3-to-4-year courses

Postgraduates: £40.00 for 1-year courses

The JCR Levy is a one off payment, which covers your entire ‘life-time’ at John Snow College. Further information about what you are entitled to with this one- off payment and additional charges should you not become a member is available on our JCR website. 

Optional Charges (Goods) 

  Gown Tie Mount Oswald Hub Gym
JCR Member £50 £4 £75
Non- JCR Member £60 £9 £130

Optional Charges (Membership) 

JCR Sport clubs and Societies: Some sports clubs or societies charge membership fees to help cover the running costs. 

Optional Charges (Other) 

All of the below are purchased from the JCR: 

  • Formal dinners: Approximately £15 each 
  • Winter and Summer Balls: Ranges £60-80, JCR membership dependent
  • Induction week social activity: Approximately £40 
  • Other JCR events during the year: charge varies depending on the event, and many events are free to those who have paid their JCR membership