There are many ways to get involved and find your niche in Hatfield and in Durham.
The JCR offers a range of sporting opportunities in college-everything from rowing to rounders. It is also home to a number of societies, and works extensively with the college chapters of DUCK and SCA. Clubs and societies are always keen for more members, and will be vying for your membership at the Hatfield (Freshers?) Fair, which will take place during Freshers Week.
The Durham Students' Union is home to a further 200 societies, with members from all of Durham's colleges. All of these can be found online here, but it's well worth the trip to the Students' Union fair during Freshers' (if only to pick up the free stuff!) More information on the Students' Union can be found on their website.
In addition to clubs and societies, members of the JCR can also apply for a wide range of positions which open throughout the year. A number of Junior Rep positions will open early in Michaelmas term if you want to get involved with groups like Team Welfare or the Ents Team!