Developing our students
Opening a New Era of Learning
Our new Teaching and Learning Centre is proving popular with students and staff alike. In its first term alone, the building has housed nearly 4000 hours of teaching from 21 of the University’s academic departments, with classes ranging in size from 20 students to over 450. University Students’ Union Societies have used the building for nearly 2,000 hours over the evenings and weekends.
(10 Dec 2019) » Read more Opening a New Era of Learning
Queen’s translator to offer teaching to students
Dr Kevin Lin OBE will bring his expertise as the UK’s top Chinese-English interpreter to his role of Professor of Practice here at Durham.
(29 Nov 2019) » Read more Queen’s translator to offer teaching to students
Could our Student Employability Fund help kick-start your career?
Did you know that the University makes money available to help students develop their employability skills and access opportunities to progress in their career?
In its first year, our trail-blazing Student Employability Fund, from the Careers & Enterprise Centre, has helped students travel to job interviews and assessment centres, develop work experience, make connections and more.
The dawn of a new age of digital learning at Durham
Our new Teaching and Learning Centre has opened its doors. Designed for state-of-the-art student learning, the £40 million construction offers our students the ideal space to study, great facilities and top-of-the-range digital equipment.
(11 Oct 2019) » Read more Digital learning at Durham
New scholarships beckon a bright future for our students
On 4 November, the team from Durham University Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science Departments celebrated alongside Scott Logic, a Newcastle-based IT consultancy firm, following their generous donation of £150,000 to the University. The gift will enable the creation of two new scholarship funds.
Your journey to the extraordinary starts here
We celebrate diversity at Durham. As part of a diverse group of exceptional students and staff you’ll be challenged and inspired in equal measure to push boundaries and look for new ways to answer the big questions.
To make sure the you receive the best possible support, not matter your background, we have worked closely with the Office for Students to create a plan improve access, success and progression for underrepresented groups.
You can read the plan here: Access and Participation Plan
Whatever new experiences you’re looking for, you’ll find your place within Durham.
Just 2 minutes walk from the Bill Bryson Library, our new Teaching and Learning Centre will offer a range of spaces including a cafe and a range of group quiet study areas, group study rooms (they’re sound-proof – we checked!). But there is more: flexible teaching rooms, lecture theatres and at least one walk-in cupboard.
Read more in our blog!
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