PVC Colleges & Student Experience Office
The PVC Colleges & Student Experience Office is a focus for the development, implementation and coordination of strategy across the Colleges & Student Experience Division.
For more information on individual Colleges please see here.
Communications and Common Room Intern - Applications Now Open!
This is an exciting one-year opportunity for a recent Durham University graduate who will work as a member of the Colleges and Student Experience Division. They will liaise closely with the Colleges and their Common Rooms, Experience Durham, Wellbeing and Support Departments, the Marketing and Communications Office, and other University sections to:
Develop the profile and promotion of the Colleges and their Common Rooms
- Enhance the student experience within the College Common Rooms
- Facilitate the activities of the College Common Rooms
The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on 9 April 2018. More information on the role and how to apply can be found in the Job Description below!
- Communications & Common Room Intern Job Description (last modified: 16 March 2018)
The Student Accommodation Code (UUK/GuildHE)
Durham University is signed up to the following code of management practices, approved by the government.
The Student Accommodation Code was developed in 2006 by UUK and GuildHE specifically for educational institutions and sets high standards in the student accommodation sector. The code aims to make sure you have a safe, good quality place to live whilst at university or college.
If you have any issues with your college accommodation or need to report something broken or not working, your first point of call should be your College who will seek to resolve matters as soon as possible.
Some insurance for contents inside your room has already been arranged with Endsleigh, the No. 1 student insurance provider.
Please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand this cover and how to claim. You can also build your own policy to give you more flexibility and protect the things that matter to you.
Enter your policy number HH1288 at endsleigh.co.uk/personal/home-insurance/check-your-student-cover/ to check your policy details.
You'll be able to:
✔ Check what is covered
✔ Review key exclusions and limitations
✔ Check your policy excess
✔ Learn how to make a claim
✔ Extend and personalise your cover
Valuable items such as laptops, phones and other gadgets may not be protected in all instances under this policy. That's why it's important to check your cover and make sure it is sufficient for your needs.
To keep your gadgets protected, take a look at our great value student insurance today.