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Try your hand at criminology and sociology during our Sociology in Action Week

Sociology students are helping to organise and run a Sociology in Action Week.

(8 Feb 2019) » More about Try your hand at criminology and sociology during our Sociology in Action Week


University pledges support for estranged students

We’re pleased to announce we’re now a signatory to the Stand Alone Pledge, affirming our dedication to students who lack family support by ensuring they have help to thrive as part of our community.

(16 Jan 2019) » More about University pledges support for estranged students


Student singers take centre stage at Durham Vocal Festival

Students will play a central role in the Durham Vocal Festival 2019, which starts later this month.

(15 Jan 2019) » More about Student singers take centre stage at Durham Vocal Festival


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


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