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14th January 2021

Bolder approach to Higher Education admissions needed

Universities should be bolder in how they use contextual data when making decisions about admitting prospective students, according to a new report by education experts at Durham.

14th January 2021

'Happy' and 'sad' music differs across cultures

Whether they make us feel happy or sad, songs inspire emotions in all of us. New research by our Music experts has shown that what you feel could depend on your cultural background.

11th January 2021

Galaxy mergers could limit star formation

Our astronomers have looked nine billion years into the past to find evidence that galaxy mergers in the early universe could shut down star formation and affect galaxy growth.

Vice-Chancellor's India Scholarships

We are excited to launch these brand new scholarships for entry in 2021. Scholarships will be available to students from India for courses in Engineering (undergraduate and taught postgraduate), Law (taught postgraduate) and Data Science (taught postgraduate).

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What's on

Keep up to date with our extensive programme of online events and activities. Connect with us from wherever you are in the world!

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Top green ranking recognises environmental action

It’s really important to us that we take good care of our environment. So we’re proud to have achieved the top ‘Platinum’ award for EcoCampus.

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Your actions, Your university - help stop the spread of Coronavirus

Find out what you need to be doing to keep yourself and others safe and help stop the spread of the virus.

18th January 2021

Durham Alumnus scores a spot in 2020 Forbes ’30 Under...

Whittled down from over 15,000 nominees, 2016 graduate Nathaniel Barling secured a spot in the prestigious list.

15th January 2021

New student enterprise offers valuable business experience

Students from a broad range of backgrounds are now able to experience managing a real global investment fund, giving them skills and credentials to bolster their career prospects.

7th January 2021

Graduates celebrate across the globe

Thousands of our students around the world are coming together virtually to graduate and join our international alumni community.

From our student blogHow scholarships are helping to close the representation gap

In this blog, Chemistry student Romer explains how he and many other students, from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, are taking advantage of various initiatives to ensure everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential at Durham.

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