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Women’s Rugby BUCS Championship Final - Durham vs Exeter

Durham University Women’s Rugby 1st XV came head to head last week with reigning Champions Exeter University in a battle to claim the BUCS National Championship title. Both teams had gone undefeated all year winning their respective North and South Premier Leagues and it was only yesterday’s final, played at Twickenham Stadium, that would separate them.

(15 Apr 2019) » More about Women’s Rugby BUCS Championship Final - Durham vs Exeter


DU Women’s Rugby face Exeter at Twickenham in BUCS final

Durham University Women’s Rugby 1st XV are striving to be the only undefeated team this season by overthrowing the reigning champions Exeter and claiming the BUCS National Champions title. With both teams well into their winning streak, who will succeed when it really counts?

(5 Apr 2019) » More about DU Women’s Rugby face Exeter at Twickenham in BUCS final


Durham’s Social Entrepreneurs reach National Competition

Enactus Durham has been successful at the regional Enactus competition, and has qualified for the National Competition which will take place on 8-9 April in London.

(3 Apr 2019) » More about Durham’s Social Entrepreneurs reach National Competition


Student Entrepreneurs show they mean business

A prize fund of £5,000 was at stake for the finalists of the Blueprint StartUp Challenge who competed on 21 March at the Marriott Hotel in front of a panel of business experts.

(3 Apr 2019) » More about Student Entrepreneurs show they mean business


Computing students help local charities

Computer Science students have been using their new skills to help local charities.

(2 Apr 2019) » More about Computing students help local charities


Team Durham bring home 5 Gold medals

Team Durham had a fantastic day at the British University College Sport (BUCS) Finals, winning a grand total of 5 medals out of 10 finals played on the day, finishing 3rd in the medals table.

(26 Mar 2019) » More about Team Durham bring home 5 Gold medals


New chapter for beloved Bill Bryson library

The new look areas of our Bill Bryson library have now officially re-opened – with 200 extra study spaces; four accessible study rooms, two of which are adapted for students who are wheelchair users; and a revamped café for Durham students and staff.

(21 Mar 2019) » More about New chapter for beloved Bill Bryson library


Cutting back on single use plastics

We’re reducing our impact on the environment by cutting out single use plastics.

(15 Mar 2019) » More about Cutting back on single use plastics


Student volunteers helping local children

Thirty students are helping run a free activities programme for children with limited social opportunities.

(8 Mar 2019) » More about Student volunteers helping local children


Standing together against hate crime

We’ve pledged our support for a new campaign to tackle hate crime, titled ‘Hate Hurts’.

(4 Mar 2019) » More about Standing together against hate crime