Skip to main content

Latest News

Christmas Wish Tree campaign

Would you like to help someone in need this Christmas? Help us support three local charities by donating to our Christmas Wish Tree campaign.
Christmas tree graphic with the text

Exploring the University’s past to inform our present

Two Library and Collections projects are being undertaken to explore the University’s history, as part of the broader Race Equality Charter action plan.
View of the courtyard of the Castle, Durham, 1838 (Durham University Library, SD 00280)

Oriental Museum welcomes Master Japanese Potter

Master Japanese potter Keigo Kamide is visiting the Oriental Museum on Wednesday 23 November, to give a free talk about his art and the ancient craft of Kutani. His talk will be illustrated with a selected display of his works for visitors to enjoy.
Keigo Kamide Pottery event at Oriental Museum

Group study spaces unavailable at the Teaching and Learning Centre

Our group study spaces on the 2nd floor of the Teaching and Learning Centre will be unavailable on Wednesday 2 November, due to the STEM Fair taking place.

Liberate My Library!

This Black History Month, we’re highlighting the opportunity available to all Durham University staff and students to help us diversify our collections.

Two Exciting New Exhibitions at the Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum launches two exciting, new exhibitions this month, both will run from 1 October to May 2023.
Oriental Museum Silk Road Exhibition Oct 2022 Woman with coloured rugs

Our new library search system is now live!

Our new and improved library search system is now live, replacing the out-dated library catalogue and tools.
Woman at laptop

Temporary change to online database for museum and archive collections

Due to the work required for the implementation of our new and improved Discover search, our online database for museum and archive collections will be available through an interim database from 1 August.

Introducing ULC’s new library search system

On Monday 1 August, we will be implementing a new library search system to replace the current out-dated library catalogue and Discover tools with a single search facility.
Hands typing on a laptop keyboard

Durham gets top five spot for proportion of research available in open access form

We’re hugely proud that 92.4% of Durham University publications are now available in an open access form, and this puts us in the top five of the open access indicator of the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2022.

Celebrate summer at Durham Castle

It’s Summertime in Durham and in our 950th year we are delighted to welcome you to the Castle for a Summer Celebration on Saturday 25 June.
Durham Castle

Durham University Visitor Attractions excel in VisitEngland assessment

Durham University Visitor Attractions have received excellent scores from VisitEngland as part of their Visitor Attractions Quality Scheme.