School of Divinity

New College 175th Anniversary

In 2021, the School celebrated the 175th anniversary of the day when Dr Thomas Chalmers laid the foundation stone of New College on the Mound: 3 June 1846.

New College 175 Events

Find details of all the events held as part of our 175th Anniversary celebration.

New College 175: Programme

Events and activities taking place in the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh in 2021, the 175th anniversary year of New College.

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New College Past, Present & Future online exhibition

Black and White picture of the New College building from 1946
The School of Divinity has launched our new website, the New College Past, Present & Future online exhibition. Visitors can navigate through an interactive timeline to explore New College’s history.