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England Hockey award for Durham Palatinate

We are celebrating with Team Durham and Durham University Hockey Club after one of our students was named the Men’s Emerging Performance Player of the Year, at England Hockey’s online awards ceremony.

(30 Jun 2020) » More about England Hockey award for Durham Palatinate


Awards honour best student volunteers

Durham students both get a world-class education and have fantastic opportunities to develop their personal and leadership skills – including through our volunteering programmes. The best of this year’s student volunteering was honoured at our annual Volunteering Awards.

(25 Jun 2020) » More about Awards honour best student volunteers


Go green as you move out this summer

Are you wondering how to get rid of those things you don’t want any more as you leave Durham this summer? The Green Move Out scheme is here to help.

(23 Jun 2020) » More about Go green as you move out this summer


Gold standard for EcoCampus

It’s really important to us that we take good care of our environment. So we’re proud to have met the requirements of the Gold standard for EcoCampus.

(22 Jun 2020) » More about Gold standard for EcoCampus


Virtual awards ceremony for Palatinates

For the first time in Team Durham's history, we celebrated our Palatinate and College Sports Awards online with a virtual awards ceremony where our athletes from around the world gathered virtually, in honour of their outstanding sporting achievements.

(16 Jun 2020) » More about Virtual awards ceremony for Palatinates


Durham ranked in the UK top ten

Bringing the works of great composers back to life

We’ve once again been ranked as one of the UK’s leading universities alongside our standing as a world top 100 university.

(10 Jun 2020) » More about Durham ranked in the UK top ten


Join the virtual Durham City Run Festival this July

Though Covid-19 means we can’t be together for the Durham City Run Festival this year, we’re excited to announce a virtual event to help you keep active during lockdown.

(10 Jun 2020) » More about Join the virtual Durham City Run Festival this July


Introducing South College

We’re excited to be launching a new college community this September: South College. Read on to find out how South’s newly announced crest and motto reflect the values of the community we are creating.

(4 Jun 2020) » More about Introducing South College


Royal award for student volunteers

We have one of the most active student volunteering communities of any UK university – and now that has been recognised by Queen Elizabeth II.

(2 Jun 2020) » More about Royal award for student volunteers


Student Experience Online: A weekend of music

Each year, over 1,200 of our students perform 80 musical concerts and one of the highlights is undoubtedly our end of year concert, Stage and Screen. 

(1 Jun 2020) » More about Student Experience Online: A weekend of music