Freshers’ Area

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to the Castle Freshers’ Website Area for 2023. Firstly, congratulations! You’re about to join the best college in Durham! On these pages you will find information about Freshers’ Week, introductions from your Freshers’ Week Team, plus lots more useful info about accommodation, food and formals, and more general info about life at castle.

We encourage all of you to check your welcome emails to find information on how to join our Facebook group, which is a vital source communication for both Freshers’ Week and the rest of the academic year.

If you’re an instagrammer, follow us at @castlejcr. For the more serious stuff, check out

We can’t wait to meet you all in October! If you have any questions at all, feel free to drop any of the exec an email (details can be found on their pages).

In the meantime while you wait for communications, check out what our JCR has to offer its members:

Sports Clubs


Volunteering opportunities