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New student enterprise offers valuable business experience

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Students from a broad range of backgrounds are now able to experience managing a real global investment fund, giving them skills and credentials to bolster their career prospects.

(15 Jan 2021) » More about New student enterprise offers valuable business experience


Graduates celebrate across the globe

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Thousands of our students around the world are coming together virtually to graduate and join our international alumni community.

(7 Jan 2021) » More about Graduates celebrate across the globe


Top green ranking recognises environmental action

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It’s really important to us that we take good care of our environment. So we’re proud to have achieved the top ‘Platinum’ award for EcoCampus.

(6 Jan 2021) » More about Top green ranking recognises environmental action


Students adapt to remote internships

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2020 saw staff and students finding innovative ways to secure work experience and internships whilst adapting to a rapidly changing work environment.

(5 Jan 2021) » More about Students adapt to remote internships


Placement Year Conference success

In November, over 400 current undergraduate students from across the University attended a new flagship placement event, which gave all attendees the opportunity to find out more about business placement opportunities available to them.

(8 Dec 2020) » More about Placement Year Conference success


Alumna recognised as a top entrepreneur

Congratulations to Khdeija Sidi Boubacar, who Poets and Quants have named in their Masters in Management Entrepreneurs of 2020 list. Published this week, the list is made up of 20 successful entrepreneurs from leading MSc Management programmes around the world.

(23 Nov 2020) » More about Alumna recognised as a top entrepreneur


Exploring heroism in art

What comes to mind when you think of heroism? We’re looking for your inspiring artworks for our Student Art Prize 2020/21.

(6 Nov 2020) » More about Exploring heroism in art


Letter from the Minister of State for Universities to all students

Michelle Donelan MP, the Minister of State for Universities, has written a letter addressed to students at all universities regarding the new national restrictions and how these will affect students and their studies. You can read the letter here: www.durham.ac.uk/resources/coronavirus/02112010-Nationalrestrictionslettertostudents.pdf

Please remember that the Counselling Service is available help you manage any difficulties that are impacting your successful engagement with your studies and with University life.

(3 Nov 2020)


Durham Inspired – North East Scholarships programme launched as part of record donation

We want to welcome the best and brightest students with the merit and potential to succeed, regardless of their economic circumstances. 

That's one of the reasons we are delighted to announce the establishment of a major scholarships programme to enable students from low-income backgrounds in North East England to study here at Durham.

(20 Oct 2020) » More about New scholarships programme part of record donation


New programme for North East students studying STEM subjects

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Our academics are supporting North East students with studying STEM subjects and applying to university, under a new scheme.

Through ‘Levelling Up: Aspire Higher’, our experts will tutor and mentor students that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education STEM subjects, particularly Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics, as they study towards A-levels in these subjects and apply to university.

(19 Oct 2020) » More about New programme for North East students