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Durham University

Internal Communications

Dialogue Signposts

7 February 2020

“Would you know what to do?”

At any time, somebody you know, work with, teach, or care about could disclose to you that they have been the victim of sexual harassment or abuse. If they do, then how you respond in the moment that follows matters a great deal. We run free training courses to help students and staff to understand how best to respond if someone discloses to them. For dates and times, please see: www.durham.ac.uk/sexualviolence/education.

(7 Feb 2020)


Brexit updates

Following the UK's exit from the European Union last week, we are continuing to update our Brexit web pages with the latest information for students. The Brexit web pages for students include information on the immigration, tuition fees and Erasmus+, as well as Brexit-related communications. Please visit: www.durham.ac.uk/about/password/eu/students

(7 Feb 2020)


Creating better spaces: fill out the survey and you could win a £250 Amazon voucher

How do you use Durham SU’s spaces? How could they be better? Tell us what you think about your SU's commercial spaces (Riverside Bar and Café, Kingsgate Bar and Café and the Fonteyn Ballroom), so that we can improve our offer for students. We want to develop these spaces to make sure we offer great value for money, and continue to generate income that can be used to support student activities. Tell us what you think in this survey and you could win a £250 Amazon voucherTake the survey here.

(7 Feb 2020)


Durham Emerging Leadership Programme

Durham Leadership and Development are please to confirm applications are still open for the Durham University Emerging Leadership Programme.

Our next full day training session takes place on Sunday 15 March 2020, 8am – 6pm.

(7 Feb 2020) » More about Durham Emerging Leadership Programme


EU Citizen Information

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can protect your rights by applying to the EU Settlement Scheme to stay in the UK. You do not need to apply if you are a British or Irish citizen, or you have indefinite leave to remain or enter.

(7 Feb 2020) » More about EU Citizen Information


Interested in the digital society?

How is the digital world changing citizenship and democratic participation? We need your views! If you are aged 16-30 we would like your perspective on social media, participation and citizenship. This is a joint research project between the University of Extremadura in Spain and the School of Education at Durham, to understand young people's views about democratic participation and the online world. There is an online questionnaire here

You can ask to be kept informed about the research project. For any questions please contact s.e.higgins@durham.ac.uk

(7 Feb 2020)


Liberate My Library

Durham Library and Collections are launching a new Liberate My Library initiative. We have wonderful collections across Durham’s libraries and museums but we want to make our collections even more diverse. This February we are working with Durham Students Union to encourage students and staff to recommend items that will increase the diversity of the library’s collections. We hope that staff and students will be inspired to recommend the widest possible range of new additions to our collections.

(7 Feb 2020) » More about Liberate My Library


New dangerous phishing campaign related to Coronavirus

We’re aware that there is a new malicious phishing campaign targeting people around the world. It is a highly dangerous attempt, and like all phishing emails, we strongly recommend you not to open the email or its attachments.

(7 Feb 2020) » More about New dangerous phishing campaign related to Coronavirus.