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Durham University

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Combine Sporting and Academic Excellence at Durham University

Sport at Durham University is focused around the core principles of performance, participation, leadership and community engagement. Our philosophy at Durham is to provide opportunities in sport to inspire the extraordinary.

If you are determined to pursue sport at the very highest level, whilst studying for a degree, then there are few institutions which more seamlessly, successfully and consistently combine sporting and academic excellence.

Why Durham?

We pride ourselves in offering our students the very best Wider Student Experience opportunites. We believe that sport is for everyone. We help our students try new things, to uncover their talents, to make a difference to those around them, to be fit and healthy and to be the best that they can be. We find it easy to be proud of the extraordinary people we have at Durham. Through sport we offer the inspiration, they achieve the outstanding.

Don't just take our word for it, click on the videos below of some of our University athletes to understand why they chose to study and play for Durham.

For more information about out Durham University Sport, please download our Undergraduate flyer and visit our sport specific web pages to find out more about our clubs.