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Bright future for John Snow College, as 2019/20 location is announced

A great new home for John Snow College for 2019/20 has been announced.

(14 Dec 2018) » More about Bright future for John Snow College, as 2019/20 location is announced


14 Days of Christmas music

Over 500 Durham student musicians and singers are delivering a jam-packed season of Christmas concerts. Until the end of term on Friday 14th December, there will be at least one performance by a Music Durham, student music ensemble on every day, at a host of venues across the city! It promises to be a festive season full of variety, with music for every taste.

(4 Dec 2018) » More about 14 Days of Christmas music


Innovative module to smooth transition for those returning to study

The Foundation Programme has launched a new three-week Foundation Skills Module designed to build critical skills for mature students re-entering the education system. The module is another important step in a dedicated programme of work which sets out to improve attainment and outcomes for mature students. 

(27 Nov 2018) » More about Innovative module to smooth transition for those returning to study


New initiatives help students overcome barriers to employment

Two new schemes, targeted at students who face particular barriers when accessing work experience and employment opportunities have been launched by the University’s Careers & Enterprise Centre.

(19 Nov 2018) » More about New initiatives help students overcome barriers to employment


Your chance to help young people VoiceIt

A school debating programme founded by a Collingwood undergraduate is back for a second year – and you could help out.

(13 Nov 2018) » More about Your chance to help young people VoiceIt


Lecture capture project captures student talent

Durham students have been instrumental in the development of Encore, the University’s new lecture capture system, which will be implemented in teaching spaces over the next few months.

(23 Oct 2018) » More about Lecture capture project captures student talent


Government Minister heralds our outreach work

Government minister, the Rt. Hon Damian Hinds MP, visited the University to hear about its efforts to support disadvantaged, talented, young people from North East England to go to university and flourish there.

(8 Oct 2018) » More about Government Minister heralds our outreach work


Construction begins on £80 million Mount Oswald project

Construction has begun on an £80 million project to develop new College and student facilities.

(6 Sep 2018) » More about Construction begins on £80 million Mount Oswald project


School students explore big questions of science at Durham University

Students from two schools in North East England explored how computers mimic the human brain and the size of the Universe on a visit to Durham University. 

(19 Jul 2018) » More about School students explore big questions of science at Durham University


Congratulations to all students and Honorary Graduates being awarded degrees this week.

A Naval Commander, a High Court Judge, an Anthropology Professor, and a leading historian will receive honorary degrees from Durham University this week, graduating along with around 4,400 students from 83 countries.

(22 Jun 2018) » More about Congratulations to all students and Honorary Graduates being awarded degrees this week.