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When seven jobs just isn't enough

Dr Jo McBride (Business School) and Dr Andrew Smith (University of Bradford) discuss the issue of low paid workers who have to do multiple jobs just to get by.

(6 Dec 2018) » More about when seven jobs just isn't enough


Only a referendum on Theresa May's Brexit deal can end deadlock in parliament – what the options should be

Professor Thom Brooks, Dean of Durham Law School, argues for a second referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.

(4 Dec 2018) » More about Only a referendum on Theresa May's Brexit deal can end deadlock in parliament


No woman in a public place is free from the risk of upskirting

Professor Clare McGlynn and Dr Fiona Vera-Gray from Durham Law School on why we must do more to tackle image-based sexual abuse.

(23 Nov 2018) » More about no woman in a public place is free from the risk of upskirting


Events

Durham Dynamics A Capella Christmas Concert

Join us for an 'A Cappella Christmas', brought to you by Durham Dynamics, Durham’s largest mixed A Cappella choir. Expect an evening packed with chart toppers, classics, and festive tunes. From Billy Joel to Jessie J, there truly is something for everyone!

On Christmas Night

Join Durham University Choral Society as we celebrate the festive season and mark the end of term with some traditional, classical and festive favourites. The performance includes Vaughan Williams' stunning 'Fantasia on Christmas Carols’. Also, two Christmas favourites from Benjamin Britten, including his 'Ceremony of Carols'.
This concert is not one to be missed, especially if you are looking for some festive cheer!

Breathtaking Books & Inspiring Incunabula

Catch Your Breath in the books and documents of Palace Green Library’s Archives and Special Collections. This event is FREE but booking is essential.

From lectures, conferences and exhibitions, to concerts, plays and family activities, see our full programme of events on the What's On Guide.

Information for Freshers

Welcome & Induction

Welcome to all our new students! You can find everything you need to settle in and make the most of your time here on our induction pages