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Visit us


If you are thinking about applying to Durham University, the best way to explore the wealth of opportunities on offer is to come and visit us.

Open Days and campus tours provide the perfect way to
experience Durham University, and to see for yourself what we
offer. You can chat to current students working as ambassadors and to staff representing all academic departments, colleges and professional support services.

You will get a real feel for what life could be like for you if you become a student at Durham University.

We host a number of campus-wide Open Days and visit options throughout the year:

International student visits

Our international office staff are happy to arrange individual visits for international students and their families throughout the year (except in August and December). 

We can organise campus tours, department visits (subject to availability) and time with a member of staff to discuss your application.

We require a minimum of seven working days' notice to organise these visits. To request a visit click here.

Want to know more about Durham University?

Videos, podcasts, images and 360 panoramas produced by colleges and departments provide a useful introduction to the University. Visit our Multimedia web pages to see more of Durham University, our locations, colleges and academic departments, and events.

You can also see the latest news involving our undergraduate students on our student news page.

“I love the fact that Durham City is small enough for me to walk wherever I need. It's a gorgeous place to live and the scenery never fails to brighten my day.”

Maroshini Krishna Morgan, Law student
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Loi Ka Man (Venus), Economics student

"Durham University has an excellent reputation worldwide. I came here for an Open Day and fell in love with the beautiful architecture and friendly people. I would advise everyone to come and visit here to see what an amazing experience Durham University can offer you."