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Our locations

When you join us, you'll either be in Durham City* or at Queen's Campus, Stockton if you are studying a programme delivered by the International Study Centre. 

Wherever you are, you'll enjoy a fantastic student lifestyle, in lively surroundings and with a superb choice of events and entertainment.

The University has been named the third safest university in England and Wales by The Complete University Guide 2015, as it has the third lowest incidence of student-relevant crime within three miles of its campus, making the University a safe place for its students to live, work and study. 

*Please note that MSc Marketing students will be taught at Ushaw College which is a few miles outside of Durham City. Click here for more information.

This section of our website explains more about student life in Durham City

If you feel like exploring further afield you'll find plenty to interest you around the wider North East Region.

What's On?

The University is a hub of events and activities for staff, students and the local community. Our 'What's On' Guide provides a great way to organise your social diary as well as helping you get involved in free or subsidised activities.

For an up-to-date calendar of events visit

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Durham University is the third safest place to study in the country.

The Complete University Guide 2015

We have 156 countries represented in our staff and student bodies and over 21% of our students are of non-UK origin.

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