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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.