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5th December 2019

Universities ‘should have legal duty’ to fight sexual...

Universities in the UK should have new legal duties to prevent and respond effectively to sexual violence and harassment on campus, according to a survey of selected higher education staff whose views were analysed in a new study.

18th November 2019

India’s National Academy of Sciences honours Durham researcher

One of our leading researchers is to be honoured by India’s oldest science academy.

18th November 2019

Five thousand eyes on the sky

A cutting-edge new telescope instrument designed and built by an international team including Durham University has taken its first observations of the night sky.

University & City: Working together

We are proud of the positive contribution we make to Durham City, economically, culturally, socially and through our world-leading research.

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Transformative teaching and learning

Keep up to date with the digital transformation taking place at Durham, which will make learning more accessible and inclusive.

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Online tool launched

As part of our continuing efforts to tackle bullying and harassment, hate incidents and sexual misconduct, we have launched the Report + Support online tool this October.

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The Teaching and Learning Centre unveiled

A look around our brand new Teaching and Learning Centre which hosts a wide range of learning environments and technologies as well as the fantastic Zing café.


10th December 2019

Opening a New Era of Learning

Our new Teaching and Learning Centre is proving popular with students and staff alike. In its first term alone, the building has housed nearly 4000 hours of teaching from 21 of the University’s academic departments, with classes ranging in size from 20 students to over 450. University Students’ Union Societies have used the building for nearly 2,000 hours over the evenings and weekends.

10th December 2019

This Girl Can

We have over 300 female-only sports teams at Durham and our female participation rates in sports are the highest in the UK, but we want to encourage even more of our students, staff and members of the public to get active and participate in sport. 

28th November 2019

Hitting the right note for Christmas

We have 84 student-led musical societies here at Durham and during December they'll be spreading some Christmas cheer on campus and around the city.

From our student blogChristm… I mean deadlines are coming

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go! How do you do Christmas on a student budget with deadlines looming? Our blogger, Marina has some tips on how to enjoy the festivities without your uni work suffering.

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