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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.

(15 Oct 2019) » Read more Could our Student Employability Fund help kick-start your career?


The dawn of a new age of digital learning at Durham

The new Teaching and Learning Centre

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

Growing with Logic

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. 

(5 Nov 2019) » Read more New scholarships beckon a bright future for our students


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.


 
The Teaching and Learning Centre unveiled

The Teaching and Learning Centre unveiled

Cutting-edge facilities

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!

More about our Estate Developments


"Durham University delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK."

TEF 2018