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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.


Student honoured with environment award

A Durham University student who has dedicated her free time to arranging a two-day conference on climate change has been recognised with an environment award.

Sarah Mercer, who studies Geography and Archaeology, organised a conference in 2017 focusing on changes in the Arctic. The event proved so successful that a second conference recently took place.

(22 Jun 2018) » More about Student honoured with environment award


Student Volunteers take part in national event

From 19 to 25 February, Durham University students will take part in Student Volunteering Week 2018, a nationwide initiative that encourages university students to volunteer within their local communities. 

Students have a fantastic chance to learn new skills, improve post-graduate job prospects, and give something of value back to the local community – all as part of Student Volunteering Week 2018.

(16 Feb 2018) » More about Student Volunteers take part in national event


Durham Drama Festival 2018

The 43rd Durham Drama Festival takes to the stage from the 4 - 11 February, at venues across Durham city with a programme of new student written plays and performances for everyone to enjoy.

(2 Feb 2018) » More about Durham Drama Festival 2018


National Student Survey 2018 - Now open

The National Student Survey 2018 launches today and final year students at Durham University are being encouraged to take part to share their views on their university expereince.

 

(22 Jan 2018) » More about National Student Survey 2018 - Now open