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Review of Durham river safety makes recommendations

Durham Cathedral and riverbanks

A full review of riverside safety in Durham City, carried out by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), has been published today. The report praises the partnership response to concerns raised and outlines measures for further improvements.

(15 Apr 2015) » More about Review of Durham river safety makes recommendations


£1.5m scholarship for postgraduate students

Durham University is offering £1.5m of scholarships for eligible postgraduate taught students in the academic year 2015/16.

(14 Apr 2015) » More about £1.5m scholarship for postgraduate students


Boost for student entrepreneurs

Michael Bath receiving the award from Baroness Neville-Rolfe

Durham University has been awarded £34,500 in a national student enterprise competition for a project which aims to raise awareness and understanding of Intellectual Property issues amongst students, especially budding entrepreneurs.

(1 Apr 2015) » More about boost for student entrepreneurs


Durham University joins up with British Paralympic Association to host festival of disability sport

Image of Gemma Collis

A national para-sports festival will be held at the £6.7M Durham University sport centre this week, showcasing the University’s facilities and vast array of sport and fitness opportunities.

(5 Mar 2015) » More about Durham University joins up with British Paralympic Association to host festival of disability sport


Paralympic gold for Durham University student Lily van den Broecke

Durham University student and rowing cox Lily van den Broecke is celebrating after winning gold at the London 2012 Paralympics.

(4 Sep 2012) » More about Paralympic gold for Durham University student Lily van den Broecke


Olympic Torch given warm welcome on University’s Racecourse

Matt Baker lighting the Olympic Cauldron, crowds at The Racecourse, Paul Collingwood at Durham Cathedral, Naomi at torch handover

Thousands of people celebrated the arrival of the Olympic Torch in Durham City on the University’s Racecourse this weekend.

(18 Jun 2012) » More about Olympic Torch given warm welcome on University’s Racecourse


Durham Declares as University Fees Market Takes Shape

Students in lecture

England's third oldest university, renowned for the quality and employability of its graduates, has announced plans to charge a headline fee of £9,000 per year to undergraduates from 2012.

(16 Mar 2011) » More about Durham Declares as University Fees Market Takes Shape