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w/c 5 February 2018

Changes to the Arriva X12 Bus Timetable: Reduced Services

Please be advised that, from Sunday, 18 February, two services will be withdrawn and to assist with the changes some revisions had to be made to three subsequent morning services. A copy of the new timetable is available on the Arriva website. Paper copies of the new timetable are also available at key reception areas.

(9 Feb 2018) » More about Changes to the Arriva X12 Bus Timetable: Reduced Services

Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy & Strategy

A new Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy & Strategy has been agreed by UEC and signed off by the Vice-Chancellor on behalf of the University. A copy can be found on the Greenspace website and staff are encouraged to read this.

(9 Feb 2018) » More about Environmental Sustainability Vision, Policy & Strategy

Student Volunteering Week 2018

Student Volunteering Week is fast approaching (19 February - 25 February) and universities all over the country will be taking part. There will be over 20 volunteering opportunities for students in the Durham area. From a conservation day at Auckland Castle to an Olympics-themed sports day for adults with disabilities to a tea party at St. Oswald's Church hall, there's an activity for everyone! Take our Buzzfeed quiz to find out which one you are most suited to by following this link or click here to see the full list of activities. 

(9 Feb 2018)

A Digital Symposium

The CODEC Research Centre for Digital Theology invites you to an event entitled 'A Digital Symposium, exploring sacraments and liturgy in digital spaces'. The Symposium will be held on Thursday, 19 April and Friday, 20 April at St Johns College. The event will offer a 'taster' of CODEC’s new MA in Digital Theology. Booking details for the Symposium can be found here

(8 Feb 2018) » More about A Digital Symposium

Invitation to help shape University's future growth

Students are invited to ‘University and City: Growing together’, a community engagement event aimed at helping the University grow responsibly with its neighbours. The event will include presentations from the Vice-Chancellor, Durham County Council, Durham Constabulary and the City of Durham MP, and round-table discussion. It will be held at Durham Town Hall on Friday, 2 March, from 4.30pm to 7pm. Refreshments will be served from 4.30pm and the event will start at 5pm. Entry is open to all, subject to the capacity of the venue. For more information, please click here

(7 Feb 2018)

Public lecture: The Limits of Psychological Treatments for ADHD

The Centre for Developmental Disorders' Annual Public Lecture will take place on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 5pm in Room L50 at Department of Psychology. The lecture will be led by Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke, Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry & Neuroscience at Kings College, London. Everyone is welcome to attend and booking is not required. For more information please contact

(6 Feb 2018)

Work to expand Maiden Castle Sports Complex set to begin

Durham County Council has approved the University's plans to improve the sports facilities at Maiden Castle. Work on the new facilities is set to begin in April, to develop a sports hub for students and the community. Read more about this exciting development here.

(6 Feb 2018)

The Bill Bryson Library launches 24/7 in February!

The Bill Bryson Library will commence Library 24/7 opening hours starting on Monday, 12 February until 10pm on Monday, 19 March 2018. Queen’s Campus Library will also operate 24/7 opening hours from Monday, 26 February until 10pm on Saturday, 17 March 2018. Please study responsibly. Student welfare is a high priority for us during Library 24/7. Just because the Library is open for you to use 24/7 doesn’t mean you should study round the clock. Please take regular breaks, get enough sleep and travel home safely at night. Throughout Library 24/7, our Libraries are Campus Card Access only, in order to ensure the Library is a safe and secure space for you to study in. For more information about Library 24/7, please visit here.

(5 Feb 2018) » More about The Bill Bryson Library launches 24/7 in February!