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Postgraduate student life

At Durham University not only can you benefit from a world-class education, you can have a truly fantastic student experience. At Durham you will have access to a range of extracurricular activities - from volunteering, sport, theatre, music - to writing for the student newspaper or joining a whole host of different societies.

Complementing your overall student experience is our range of support services and facilities, meaning you should have everything you need to enhance and support your studies and your personal wellbeing.

At Durham University, we are committed to helping you make the most of your time here, and that means supporting you to develop the knowledge and skills that will give you the best possible start to your future career and enhance your employability.

Durham County Council - Durham Student Life app

Durham County Council has developed the Durham Student Life app to welcome students to the city, by giving access to a range of information about living in Durham at your fingertips.

The app gives you help and advice on a wide range of issues from events and housing to handy guides on recycling and rubbish collection. Students can access this information anywhere 24 hours a day.

Find out more and download the FREE app now at


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How to Apply

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What's On Guide

For details of events happening in and around the University, from theatre and music to sport and exhibitions check out the What's On Guide.

Durham University named The Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the Year 2015

Durham University named The Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the Year 2015

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Watch this short film to see why Durham has been given this award

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