Congratulations on obtaining a place at Durham University and Trevelyan College. This is an achievement of which you should be extremely proud.
Let me say a few words about the wonderful community that you are joining. Trevelyan (Trevs) is a vibrant, supportive, and enabling environment where you will be valued and empowered to venture out of your comfort zone, gain new experiences to become future-ready graduates and develop new skills for lifelong learning. We encourage our students to explore their interests, discover new passions, and challenge themselves to reach new heights. There's something for everyone, from various extracurricular activities to sports, arts, and community outreach initiatives.
I encourage you to get involved, make new friends, and create lasting memories during your time here. I am genuinely excited to witness your growth and achievements throughout your time at Trevs. Remember, you are not just students but essential members of the Trevs family. Your unique perspectives, talents, and contributions will enrich and improve our community.
I am looking forward to welcoming you to Trevelyan in September. You will have plenty of opportunities to get to know the team when you arrive – in the meantime, please look at our college staff pages to learn more about us. Your first days at university will be very exciting, but they will also have their challenges, so please come and speak to one of us if you have any questions or worries or would like to chat.
Please read our induction web pages carefully as this will ensure that your arrival is as smooth and problem-free as possible. If you have any questions, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0191 334 7001.
Once again, welcome to Trevs! Let’s embark on this incredible journey together.
Professor Adekunle Adeyeye
Principal of Trevelyan College
Congratulations on securing your place at Durham University! You should be incredibly proud of yourself for reaching this milestone, and we at Trevelyan College are absolutely thrilled to welcome you into our community. My name is George, and I am your JCR President for this academic year.
One of the best aspects of life at Trevs is the JCR; Junior Common Room. It’s a student-run body that provides many aspects of the student experience and sets Trevs apart.
All of the students and staff here at Trevs are committed to giving you the best experience throughout your time at Durham.
I can’t wait to meet you all and welcome you to Trevelyan College in September!
Trevelyan is a small, progressive college renowned for its friendliness - and its distinctive hexagonal architecture. Trevelyan encourages every student to venture out of their comfort zone and be the best they can be, promoting an environment of support, inclusion, and curiosity.
We will be contacting you by email quite regularly over the next few weeks to give you more information about Trevs. This will include:
You can also follow us on social media for information and updates:
Trevelyan College JCR
Please can all students complete their online student registration as soon as possible.
As soon as you receive your username and password by email (a few days after you have completed the Online Offer Acceptance Form) you need to complete online student enrolment so when you arrive, we can verify your identity and give you your campus card. Please can you ensure that the name you use on the Enrolment System is an exact match with your proof of identity – passport, driving license or birth certificate (which you will need to bring with you on arrival).
You will receive an enrolment email which will include a link to Banner Self Service, when you are in Banner Self Service you will need to:
You can find further information regarding student registry and enrolment here.
The Timetable has been designed so College events don’t clash with any of your academic departmental events, but offer you lots of opportunities to meet your fellow Freshers, find your way around and settle into student life.
Check out our student blogs to read more about life at Durham from our students. Don't forget to follow us on social media!
If you have any queries about any of this information or any aspect of coming to Durham please contact us.
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College Reception Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 47011
College Acommodation Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 47001