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Why choose Durham University?

When you join Durham University you will be joining a world top 100 University, and will have access to research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding study facilities.

This research-led approach to education ensures that our range of courses are right up-to-date with current developments as the research conducted by our academic staff shapes and inspires our teaching.

Durham is a diverse university and welcomes students from 156 countries giving you the opportunity to meet people from across the world. 

As a Durham University student you become a member of one of our colleges where most of our first year students choose to live. Colleges are supportive communities providing a warm welcome to all students, excellent student welfare and a fantastic student experience.

You will have heard of our excellent reputation but here are a few things you may not know.

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