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Durham University

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Hear from our Graduates

When you graduate from university, you become part of that university's alumni community.

What does 'Alumni' mean?

Alumni refers to previous students, who have now graduated from university.

At Durham University, we are lucky to have amazing alumni, who keep in touch with us after they graduate. They remain part of the university's community for life!

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You may have heard of some of these famous names, but did you know they all graduated from Durham University?

  • George Alagiah (BBC Newsreader)

  • Warren Bradley (Former Footballer)

  • Andrew Buchan (Actor)

  • Will Carling (Former Rugby Union Player)

  • Jonathan Edwards (Triple Jumper, now Presenter)

  • Ed Gamble (Comedian)

  • Will Greenwood (Former Rugby Union Player)

  • Sophie Hosking (Olympic Rower)

  • Nasser Hussain (Former England Cricket Captain)

  • Nish Kumar (Comedian)

  • George Lazenby (Former James Bond Actor)

  • Gabby Logan (TV Presenter)

  • Nick Mohammed (Actor and Comedian)

  • Mo Mowlam (Former Labour MP)

  • Charlotte Riley (Actress)

  • Andrew Strauss (Former England Cricketer)

  • Lily Travers (Actress)

  • Jeremy Vine (Broadcaster)

Would you like to hear from some of our North East graduates?
Click the links below to read their story...

Nicole is from Middlesbrough. She studied Ancient History at St Mary's College. She is now employed in Museums Heritage.
Dillon is from Berwick-upon-Tweed. He studied a Law degree at University College. He is now employed as a Solicitor.

Would you like to hear from some more of our graduates?
Click the links below to read their story...

Zach is from Slough. He studied a Biomedical Sciences degree at John Snow college. He is now employed in the Advertising industry.
Emily is from Stokesley. She studied a Biomedical Sciences degree at John Snow college. She is now employed within scientific research.
Hassan is from the United Arab Emirates. He graduated from the College of St Hild and St Bede with a Biological Sciences degree. He is now the CEO of his own company.

Student Blogs

Find out more about the student experience at Durham through our student blogs

Connect with a Durham Student

Would you like to connect with one of our student ambassadors? If you would like to ask them a question about their time at Durham, follow the link here.

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Contact Details

Schools Engagement Team 

Durham University

The Palatine Centre

Stockton Road