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20th October 2020

Durham Inspired – North East Scholarships programme launched...

We want to welcome the best and brightest students with the merit and potential to succeed, regardless of their economic circumstances. 

That's one of the reasons we are delighted to announce the establishment of a major scholarships programme to enable students from low-income backgrounds in North East England to study here at Durham.

19th October 2020

Psychotic, Incompetent, Greedy or Heroic?

Which boss are you?

An exploration into how popular fiction has shaped modern business management styles has been published this week, by Dr Martyn Griffin of the Business School.

15th October 2020

Insects provide strategy for sustainable food production

Did you know that each year 1.3billion tonnes of food are wasted? 

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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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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Continuing Professional Development

We provide professional training that challenges boundaries, is research-led, transformative and takes advantage of the latest digital technologies.

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North East Scholarships programme

We want to welcome the best and brightest students with the merit and potential to succeed, regardless of their economic circumstances. 

That’s one of the reasons we are delighted to announce the establishment of a major scholarships programme to enable students from low-income backgrounds in North East England to study here at Durham.

19th October 2020

New programme for North East students studying STEM subjects

Our academics are supporting North East students with studying STEM subjects and applying to university, under a new scheme.

Through ‘Levelling Up: Aspire Higher’, our experts will tutor and mentor students that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education STEM subjects, particularly Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, as they study towards A-levels in these subjects and apply to university.

16th October 2020

My virtual field trip to Spain…

Although our Geology students aren’t able to visit Spain for their usual field trip right now, their tutors came up with a really innovative virtual alternative. 

13th October 2020

Queen's Birthday Honours 2020

On the announcement of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020, we would like to congratulate and celebrate the achievements of the following alumni and friends who are honourees in this year’s list.

From supporting women to access education, to the protection of our natural world, to stellar lifetime achievements across business, society, and the arts - those individuals celebrated below...

From our student blogIntroducing Scoop!

A student-run, non-profit, zero-waste shop at Riverwalk Durham. Their aim is to bring an affordable, plastic-free alternative where students and the local community can purchase non-perishable food goods at a price which competes with local supermarkets. 

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