Sarum College is an ecumenical centre for Christian study and research. Their passion is for learning that nourishes the human spirit and welcomes all faiths and all those wishing to grow in courage and wisdom. It was founded in 1995 and seven areas of learning - Christian Spirituality, Leadership, Ministry, Liturgy and Worship, Theology, Imagination and Culture and The Arts and run short courses in these areas. They also have University of Winchester validated postgraduate courses - certificates, diplomas and MA degrees. They also offer ministry training programmes (ordained or lay) which are validated by Durham University. The College also hosts lectures and conferences, exhibitions and concerts throughout the year. The onsite Christian bookshop stocks specialist and general theology books. There is also a bed and breakfast onsite which has 40 guest bedrooms and is open to students and the general public.