Durham Students Union (DSU) is the body which represents all the colleges together at a university level. Based in Dunelm House (next to Elvet Riverside), it runs most of the University level activities.
DSU has over 200 of them from Caving to Chocolate, Photography, Pimm’s….there is something for everyone! Check them out at the Societies page of the DSU website.
DSU has a comprehensive welfare system, which works closely with JCR Welfare Officers in dealing with:
- Financial problems
- Educational Support
- Housing Support
- Sexual Health
- Mental & Physical Health
- General Well Being
The DSU also runs other services including:
- Kingsgate Bar and Riverside Cafe in Dunelm House
- The Nightbus, a night time transport service
- Palatinate, the student newspaper
- Purple Radio, the student radio station
- Palatinate TV, the student run internet television station
- DUCK, the charitable centre of the university
The DSU is run by a team of four Sabbatical Officers, a series of elected officers and a group of full time staff.
The Sabbatical Officers are:
- Societies and Student Development Officer
- Education and Welfare Officer
- DUCK Officer
Visit the Durham Student Union website to find information on events, societies and services.