Common Award Students

  • 1. St Stephen's House and Wycliffe Hall are authorised to offer the Common Award, to be validated by the University of Durham, for the training of Church of England ordinands admitted to the Permanent Private Halls for that purpose.

  • 2. There shall be a Register of Common Award Students who are members of a Permanent Private Hall but who are not members of the University.

  • 3. The Permanent Private Hall shall place on the Register the name of any student it has admitted to study for the Common Award of the University of Durham.

  • 4. Subject to the approval of the Education Committee, the Permanent Private Halls Supervisory Committee may determine from time to time conditions for inclusion on the Register and the maximum numbers of the members of each Permanent Private Hall who may be admitted as Common Award Students in any one year.

    5. Application for inclusion on the register of Common Award Students shall be made to the Registrar through the candidate's Permanent Private Hall within fourteen days after the Hall has admitted the candidate. The application shall provide such particulars as the Education Committee shall from time to time specify, and shall include an undertaking by the candidate, in terms approved from time to time by the Education Committee, as to conduct while holding the status of a Common Award Student.

    6. Subject to the approval of the Education Committee, the Permanent Private Halls Supervisory Committee may specify the University facilities and services and determine the level of access to their use which shall be made available to Common Award Students, as well as determining the charge paid by the Permanent Private Halls for these facilities and services.

    7. A Common Award Student shall cease to hold that status (i) after he or she completes the necessary period of study for the Common Award, or (ii) after he or she ceases to be a member of a Permanent Private Hall prior to the completion of his or her period of study for the Common Award, or (iii) forthwith if, in accordance with the prescribed procedure, he or she is found to have committed a breach of his or her undertaking as to conduct and it is held that his or her status is to cease as a consequence.

    8. No Common Award Student shall be eligible to be a candidate for any examination, or scholarship, prize, or other award of the University.