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Josephine Butler College Celebrates Exceptional Contributions at Colours Formal

On June 17th, Howlands Hall of Josephine Butler College was adorned in the college colours as students, alumni, college staff, and members of the Senior Common Room gathered for the much-anticipated Colours Formal. The event served as a prestigious platform to honour the extraordinary efforts and achievements that define the vibrant spirit of the college community.
group of students

Introducing Harriet Tebbs: The New Vice Principal at Josephine Butler College

Durham University is delighted to announce Harriet Tebbs as the new Vice Principal of Josephine Butler College. Harriet began her new role in March 2024, bringing with her a wealth of experience, a passion for community building, and a deep connection to Durham University.
New Vice-Principal of Josephine Butler College

Josephine Butler College Societies and Committees Awards: Celebrating Achievements and Recognizing Excellence

Josephine Butler College came together for a memorable Societies and Committees Formal, an event that showcased the incredible achievements of our college's dedicated societies, committees, and individuals. The evening, filled with anticipation and celebration, honoured those who have made significant contributions to the college community.
3 women with an award

Josephine Butler College Celebrates Successful Year with Sports Formal and Awards Ceremony

The Josephine Butler College community gathered on Monday, April 22nd night for the annual Sports Formal, a highlight of the year where teams and individuals are recognized for their achievements. It was an evening filled with celebration, camaraderie, and well-deserved awards.
Table of various sports awards

Local Artist Jasper Turnbull Selected as Josephine Butler College's Artist-in-Residence

Josephine Butler College is thrilled to announce its newest addition to the community, Jasper Turnbull, who will be serving as the Artist-in-Residence for the year 2024. Hailing from the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Jasper brings with him a wealth of creativity and passion for the arts.
Artist in Residence - Jasper Turnbull

Introducing Josephine Butler Alumni Interns: Jenny and Emily Spearhead New Engagement Initiatives

In a bid to strengthen ties with its extensive network of former students, Josephine Butler College proudly announces the appointment of Jenny Walker-Owen and Emily Crichlow as the Butler Alumni Development Interns. With a fresh perspective and boundless enthusiasm, the duo aims to invigorate alumni engagement, placing alumni ideas and contributions at the forefront of college initiatives.
Josephine Butler Alumni Interns

Josephine Butler College Champions Green Initiatives with Solar PV Installation: An Integral Part of Durham University's Sustainability Vision

Josephine Butler College has announced a major stride towards sustainability with the upcoming installation of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems over the coming months. This initiative seamlessly aligns with Durham University's ongoing commitment to address pressing environmental challenges and solidifies its position as a leader in global sustainability efforts.
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Embarking on Success: Josephine Butler College Invites Alumni to Guide Current Butler Students

Josephine Butler College extends an invitation to its alumni, urging them to be a guiding light for current students at a Careers Networking Dinner on Monday, 11th March 2024, starting at 6 pm. The event promises an evening of inspiration, knowledge-sharing, and the rekindling of the bonds.
aerial view of the mound at Josephine butler college

Unveiling Josephine Butler's Legacy: Panel Discussion Takes Centre Stage in Musical Tribute

In a captivating fusion of music, history, and activism, the Alnwick Playhouse recently played host to an evening dedicated to the life and legacy of Josephine Butler.

Scholar's Supper Series

Acclaimed social historian Jane Robinson illuminates Josephine Butler's legacy as part of the Scholar's Supper Series.
Jane Robinson next to one of her book covers

Josephine Butler College bar reopens after refurbishment

Josephine Butler College kicks off the new academic year by reopening its beloved college bar, which has undergone a transformation. The newly unveiled JB's promises to be a focal point for students, alumni, and community members alike, offering a modern and inviting space for social gatherings and relaxation.