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23 August 2019

Arriva Academic Year Saver Ticket

Do you travel on any Arriva bus service within their Durham District Zone throughout the year? Then why not consider purchasing the Academic Year Ticket which is available for all staff and students. Other options are available including weekly tickets (seven days travel for the price of five) or a 15-week ticket. Full details available on the Arriva website.

(23 Aug 2019)


Dunelmensis nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Dunelmensis Award are now open and DARO is currently seeking nominations for consideration by the awards panel. The Award is the University’s highest honour given to alumni in recognition of the significant contribution an alumna or alumnus has made to their College, Department or the University, and which has led to the enhancement of the University’s reputation or contributed to its institutional advancement.

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Free 1-1 tutoring programme: sign-up open now

Our Student Volunteering team runs a free one-to-one tutoring programme every year for local GCSE and A-Level pupils who need support. Tutee sign-ups are now open for the academic year 2019/20.

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Join the staff choir

Everyone is welcome to join the staff choir, regardless of experience and ability. There is no fixed commitment - just come when you can! 

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Lord of the Flies

The Gala Theatre and Durham Student Theatre, in association with Unfolding Theatre, present Lord of the Flies at the Gala Theatre, Durham, from Monday, 30 September to Saturday, 5 October. Full details are available on the Gala website

(23 Aug 2019)


Mount Oswald project update

Most of the buildings for our Mount Oswald project are now taking shape on site. Read edition 10 of the Mount Oswald Observer newsletter from our construction partners Interserve for the latest update. Please visit: www.durham.ac.uk/mountoswald

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Oracle Cloud training

Oracle Cloud Go-Live day is almost here. This new system will affect all colleagues as it replaces People+, affecting how we will all submit expenses, leave requests and update personal details.

(23 Aug 2019) » More about Oracle Cloud training


Participants wanted for study

Colleagues in the Psychology Department are currently looking for participants aged 18 to 35 to take part in a study involving using sounds and images to locate a hidden object. The study takes about two hours and you will receive £10, plus up to £10 bonus, depending on performance.

(23 Aug 2019) » More about Participants wanted for study