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Durham University

A Responsible University

A Responsible University

An Ethical Framework for our Corporate, Social, and Environmental Responsibility.

“We strive to be a socially responsible institution, and actively contribute to economic and social development; establishing partnerships which facilitate translation of our knowledge and understanding to wider benefit; raising educational aspirations around the world; and promoting volunteering and community engagement as a means of using our expertise to contribute to social wellbeing.”

A Responsible University

All staff and students in our University community have a personal responsibility for their behaviours in upholding the University values. The University is committed to promoting the highest standards of individual behaviour and personal accountability, and to valuing social responsibility as a University and in our external partnerships.

Staff and students are to:

  1. Act with integrity
  2. Enhance education
  3. Strive for excellence
  4. Use resources responsibly
  5. Enhance the wellbeing of communities we work with
  6. Support and positively engage in partnerships

For your responsibilities and to find out how this affects you, select the relevant section below.

Contact Details

Durham University,
DH1 3LE,
Telephone: +44 (0)191 334 2000