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4 October 2019

Foreign Language study courses

The Centre for Foreign Language Study offers extra-curricular courses in a wide range of languages, from Beginners to Higher Advanced level. Courses begin later this month, and on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 October we will be holding open evenings to offer those interested in registering the chance to find out more. Teachers will be available to offer individual advice on choosing your level, and you will also be able to browse textbooks and course syllabi. For full details please see the website.

(4 Oct 2019)


New Lunchtime Karate Club for Staff and Student

Staff and students are invited to join a new lunchtime karate class in The Dojo at Maiden Castle from 12:30 to 1:30pm on Tuesday afternoons.

(4 Oct 2019) » More about New Lunchtime Karate Club for Staff and Student


Coding Club

We would like to invite you to join our Coding Club.

The coding club is a place for people that want to learn how to code (absolute beginners) and, for people that want to work on their own projects, learn a new language, or just have fun programming in a friendly environment.

We meet on Wednesdays 1-2pm at TLC031. Please email coding.club@durham.ac.uk to join as a member or as a volunteer/mentor.

(2 Oct 2019) » More about Coding Club


Free English language classes

We are looking for volunteers to take part in our free English classes. Classes are taught by teachers on the MA Applied Linguistics course running in DCAD.

(2 Oct 2019) » More about Free English language classes


CoderDojo events

CoderDojo is a global movement providing children with the opportunity to learn coding and technology in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The sessions are always free and open to all. We provide computer coding activities in a fun and relaxed environment to young people aged between 7 and 17 who live in Durham City and the surrounding area.

 

You can find sessions and register here.

(30 Sep 2019) » More about CoderDojo events


Library 24/7

For the 2019/20 academic year, the Bill Bryson Library will be open 24/7 for 35 weeks, including every week of term time plus the Easter vacation. We have listened to student feedback and in response to a Student Union campaign to increase opening hours, are investing in this provision.

As part of the increased opening, service hours will also change with library staff on duty until 10.00pm daily. Overnight services will be provided by Customer Services Assistants. Details of service hours can be found here.

(30 Sep 2019) » More about Library 24/7