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A hop, a skip, and a jump… and it’s 25 years later

Jonathan Edwards Interview

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Durham alumnus Jonathan Edwards’ world-record smashing triple jumps.

(7 Aug 2020) » More about A hop, a skip, and a jump… and it’s 25 years later


Global celebrations for graduates

This week, thousands of our students around the world graduate and join our international alumni community, with degrees conferred viritually.

(3 Aug 2020) » More about Global celebrations for graduates


High level of Overall Satisfaction at Durham

We're proud to have achieved an Overall Satisfaction score of 87.3% in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020, the highest level of Overall Satisfaction in both the Russell Group and amongst higher education institutions in the North East of England. 

(20 Jul 2020) » More about High level of Overall Satisfaction at Durham


Diversity shines through student art

The diversity that we love at Durham University is at the heart of a fantastic new online exhibition by some of our top student artists.

(15 Jul 2020) » More about Diversity shines through student art


Athletes raise money for charity during lockdown

As UK government restrictions brought an abrupt end to many sporting leagues and seasons, our student-athletes dealt with the challenges of lockdown in the most inspiring way. 

(10 Jul 2020) » More about Athletes raise money for charity during lockdown


England Hockey award for Durham Palatinate

We are celebrating with Team Durham and Durham University Hockey Club after one of our students was named the Men’s Emerging Performance Player of the Year, at England Hockey’s online awards ceremony.

(30 Jun 2020) » More about England Hockey award for Durham Palatinate


Awards honour best student volunteers

Durham students both get a world-class education and have fantastic opportunities to develop their personal and leadership skills – including through our volunteering programmes. The best of this year’s student volunteering was honoured at our annual Volunteering Awards.

(25 Jun 2020) » More about Awards honour best student volunteers


Gold standard for EcoCampus

It’s really important to us that we take good care of our environment. So we’re proud to have met the requirements of the Gold standard for EcoCampus.

(22 Jun 2020) » More about Gold standard for EcoCampus


Virtual awards ceremony for Palatinates

For the first time in Team Durham's history, we celebrated our Palatinate and College Sports Awards online with a virtual awards ceremony where our athletes from around the world gathered virtually, in honour of their outstanding sporting achievements.

(16 Jun 2020) » More about Virtual awards ceremony for Palatinates


Durham ranked in the UK top ten

Bringing the works of great composers back to life

We’ve once again been ranked as one of the UK’s leading universities alongside our standing as a world top 100 university.

(10 Jun 2020) » More about Durham ranked in the UK top ten