カレッジ紹介 (Durham University Colleges) - Teikyo University of Japan in Durham

ダラム大学のカレッジ

ダラム大学には「カレッジ制」が導入されています。帝京大生も滞在中はダラム大学の16のカレッジのうち、以下の4つのカレッジに所属し、現地の学生と同じようにそこで食事をしたり、クラブ活動や行事に参加したりして、現地の友達を作ることができるのです。

セント・メアリーズ・カレッジ

4つのカレッジの中で最も古く、100年以上の歴史を誇る伝統的カレッジ。それでいて、とてもフレンドリーなのが特徴です。美しい建物と庭をもち、ダラム大聖堂が見渡せる場所にあります。

バン・ミルダート・カレッジ

ダラム大学創設者の一人、ウイリアム・バン・ミルダート司教の名前がついたカレッジ。多くのスポーツクラブや団体の様々なイベントが催され、帝京大生をいつも歓迎してくれます。美しい湖のある庭とアヒルのマスコットで有名。

コリングウッド・カレッジ

ダラムの中で一番現代的なカレッジ。伝統や儀式にあまりとらわれず、リラックスした親しみやすい雰囲気が特徴です。スポーツが活発なことでも有名。チームに所属したり、それ以外の活動に参加したりして、ここで世界中からの友達ができるはず。

グレイ・カレッジ

850人以上の学生が所属するグレイ・カレッジは50年以上の歴史をもつカレッジ。多くのイベントの中でも11月の花火大会はダラムで最大のもの。また、ガウンを着て参加するフォーマル・ディナーは、まるでハリーポッターの映画の一幕のようです。

Durham University Colleges

Durham University has sixteen colleges. During your stay in the UK, you will be assigned to one of the four Durham University colleges below. You will eat your meals in this college and have many opportunities to make English speaking friends as well as join clubs and societies. 

St Mary’s College

St Mary’s College was established in 1899 and is Durham's third oldest College. It is a small, traditional and friendly community situated in a great location. It has beautiful buildings, gardens and views of Durham Cathedral. There are many events that you can participate in during your time at Mary’s – formal dinners, winter ball, summer ball, music events and drama performances. The college has a shop and bar as well as sports facilities and communal relaxation areas. The food at St Mary’s is very nice and the kitchen staffs are very helpful. Mary’s students are very friendly and interested to meet international students. There are always opportunities to make friends and speak English at St Mary’s College.

Van Mildert College

Van Mildert College is named after William Van Mildert – the last palatine Bishop of Durham and one of the founders of Durham University. Van Mildert has many sports clubs, societies and events to offer and they are always eager to involve the Teikyo students. Students in recent years have been part of their football club, rowing club, basketball club and their music and drama societies. Involvement in the drama and music society can lead to roles productions and concerts! Van Mildert is renowned for its scenic lake and its duck mascot. There are many events in the summer that take place by this lake, and it is very likely that you will see the mascot at these events! Another exciting event at Van Mildert College is formal dinner. These dinners take place throughout the year and the most exciting formal of them all is Christmas formal! It is a great college to be a part of and you will never forget your time at Van Mildert College.

Collingwood College

One of the most modern colleges in Durham, Collingwood concentrates less on tradition and formality and instead values a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Collingwood has a shop, café and relaxation area, as well as a modern and well-equipped gym. Collingwood is highly-regarded amongst Durham University colleges for its excellent performance in sports. There are a large variety of Collingwood sports teams that you can join - from rugby to tennis - usually over a range of levels from beginner to expert. So whether you are a skilled athlete or a more casual player, you’re sure to find a college team perfect for you. Of course, sport isn’t the only thing you can do in college, Collingwood has many other societies too, including some very successful music and drama societies. Collingwood has many formal dinners, though in keeping with Collingwood’s less-formal style, these are often fancy dress formals, with a prize for the person with the best costume! Collingwood’s large and vibrant student community makes it a fantastic place to chat to English-speaking students from Britain and around the world, you’re sure to make many new friends here! 

Grey College

There are over 850 undergraduate and graduate members of Grey College, which was founded over 50 years ago. It’s a relaxed, enthusiastic and friendly community. Grey College has a range of fantastic facilities, whether that be the large College Library, College Theatre, the table-tennis room or the Bar and there are so many opportunities to get involved. In the last few years, Teikyo students have joined such groups as the basketball club, the badminton club, the Disney society, the language society, the photography society and been part of the Arts committee. Grey College also hosts lots of special events during the year. These are great opportunities to meet Durham students, make new friends and have lots of fun. These events include the largest firework display in Durham held in November, the informal ball and Grey Day, a day in the summer where you can celebrate Grey College! As well as these, there are monthly formal dinners where everyone dresses smartly in suits or dresses and academic gowns are worn. You look like you are in the Harry Potter movies! It is a brilliant college to be a part of and you will make many lifelong friendships and lovely memories here.