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School of Applied Social Sciences

Information for New Students

Congratulations on securing your place to attend one of the following subject areas within the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University:

“Welcome to the School of Applied Social Sciences. I hope you will have a great experience here as well as receiving a world class education. You will leave Durham University with the knowledge and critical thinking skills to make a real difference in the world.”

Professor Nicole Westmarland, Acting Head of School

Please complete the following steps to ensure that you complete the registration process:

If you require assistance with this process please get in touch with your college and/or the School. Further guidance is also available on the Student Registry website at If you have a technical problem, please contact the IT Service Desk at

Please note that the Online Enrolment System opens eight weeks before the start of your Programme.

Contact Details

All members of the School of Applied Social Sciences are looking forward to meeting you in October.

In the meantime, should you have any questions on any of the above, please contact Miriam Chisholm (Learning and Teaching Administrator) on +44(0)191 334 6820 or email.

Further information about our School and Programmes, including what our Students and Graduates say about us, can be found here.