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Trevelyan College
Senior Common Room

Welcome to the Trevelyan SCR web site. These pages provide useful information for both current and prospective members of the Senior Common Room.

Keep up to date with all the latest events for the Easter term on the Google Calendar at the bottom of the page or use the menus on the left.

Calling All Artists!

Are you entering the Julian Trevelyan Art Competition 2014? The competition is a celebration of the visual art produced by talented Trevelyanites. It is open to any member of the JCR, MCR, SCR and college staff.

There are four categories:

  • 1. Traditional media (Painting, drawing, etc)

  • 2. Photography

  • 3. Mixed media (Textiles, etc)

  • 4. Portraiture (Any media but your portrait must be of a member of Trevs)

The entry form for all categories and details of how to submit can be found here:PDFJulian Trevelyan Art Competition Entry Form

Your work will be exhibited two weeks after exams finish and you could win a cash prize! For more details on entry conditions see here or contact

  • Trevelyan College Art Exhibition: Gillie Cawthorn "The Lie of the Land"
  • Monday 5 May 2014 - Friday 6 June 2014 inclusive

    Durham-born, Gillie Cawthorne has worked as a professional artist since graduating from Trevelyan College, Durham University. Specialising in soft pastel and watercolour, Gillie takes inspiration from the varied landscape, historic buildings and vibrant life of the North of England and Scotland.

    Gillie's work is keenly sought by collectors around the world and can be seen locally in several Durham University colleges, the Bill Bryson Library and Palatine Centre, the University Hospital of North Durham and Bishop's Mill bar. Gillie has exhibited in New York, Virginia and in many solo exhibitions in the North East of England. More of Gillie's work can be viewed on her website:


    • Trevelyan College is joined this term by the Sir William Luce fellow and two resident COFUND Fellows,

    • Ambassador John W Limbert is the Sir William Luce Fellow for 2014. John is the former deputy assitant Secretary of State for Iran in the State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. He is a veteran U.S. diplomat and a former official at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran where he was held captive during the Iran hostage crisis.
      Dr Martin Daly, who is joining us as a Senior COFUND Research Fellow having previously been with us as the Sir William Luce Fellow. Martin will be working on two projects each drawing on Durham's unique Sudan Archive .
      Dr Ute Hasenöhrl, is joining us as a COFUND Fellow from her home institution, the Leibnitz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning. Her focus will be the British Empire and the relations between the colonial power and its dominions and colonies.

    • Trevelyan College Senior Common Room AGM: Monday 16th December 2013 in the SCR

      The Annual General Meeting of the Trevelyan College Senior Common Room took place on Monday 16th December 2013. All the documents relating to that meeting can be found here.
    • Note for College Mentors: the calendar indicates to which Joint Formal Dinners you may invite students to High Table.
    • Meal prices have been updated with lunch and dinner costing now £5.40. For the price of formal dinners details can be found here: Formal dinners.

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    Disclaimer: The University of Durham accepts no responsibility for the content of these pages, which are maintained by the Trevelyan SCR committee. Page last updated on May 23, 2014.