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Sporting students win nine championship finals

Team Durham had a fantastic day at the British University College Sport (BUCS) Finals, winning a grand total of 9 Championships out of 24 played on the day.

The BUCS Finals are a culmination of all Durham's team sports competition programmes. In total, 52 finals were contested across sixteen different sports from Basketball to Water Polo.

(22 Mar 2017) » More about Sporting students win nine championship finals


Durham Engineering Graduate listed in prestigious 'Forbes 30 Under 30'

Dr Marek Kubik has been included in the prestigious 'Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Industry' list for 2017. The 29-year-old currently leads the UK client solutions team for AES Energy Storage, a subsidiary of the AES Corporation and leader in commercial energy storage solutions. Marek graduated from Durham University in 2009 with an MEng in Civil Engineering.

(16 Mar 2017) » More about Durham Engineering Graduate listed in prestigious 'Forbes 30 Under 30'


Music Durham Spring Programme

Around 1,200 students are regularly involved across 60 ensembles, with around 50 concerts staged each year and this year they are busier than ever, with a packed programme of performances planned for Spring to celebrate their success.

(8 Mar 2017) » More about Music Durham Spring Programme


Going Green for Greenspace Fortnight

The University will be celebrating Greenspace Fortnight from 27 February to 12 March 2017. The event promises two weeks of activities to raise awareness of how, and why we can to live, work and travel in more environmentally sustainable ways and incorporates national Fairtrade Fortnight. Working with key partners including Durham County Council and Go Smarter to Work, the event involves activities for both students and staff, at Durham and Queen’s Campus.

(1 Mar 2017) » More about Going Green for Greenspace Fortnight


Olympic coaching success for Durham University Sport programme graduate.

James Harris is a High Performance Coach with the GB Rowing Team and studied the BA Sport programme (now Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity) at Durham, graduating in 2007. He has been a High Performance Coach since 2014, working with the women’s senior squad. 

(28 Feb 2017) » More about Olympic coaching success for Durham University Sport programme graduate.


Students Sign up for National Volunteering Week

National Student Volunteering Week is here!
From Monday 20 until Sunday 26 February, Durham University’s Student Community Action (SCA) is organising a week of one-off volunteering events across both Durham and Stockton campuses.

(22 Feb 2017) » More about Students Sign up for National Volunteering Week


DUCK Week 2017

Durham University Charity Kommittee (DUCK) organises a huge range of amazing events throughout the year, raising funds to help support local, national, and international charities and from 13 - 19 February they dedicate an entire week to highlighting the events and activities students can get involved with.

(15 Feb 2017) » More about DUCK Week 2017


Durham Drama Festival 2017: Original Student Writing

The 42nd Durham Drama Festival: 5-12 February 2017.

Now in it's 42nd year, the Durham Drama Festival is an opportunity for Durham students to showcase their creative talents in performances at venues across the city. The festival is a platform for innovative student writers, directors and actors, transforming new ideas into written scripts and developing them into staged performances.

(7 Feb 2017) » More about Durham Drama Festival 2017: Original Student Writing


Sexual consent course available to students

As part of the University’s commitment to tackling sexual violence and misconduct, we are developing a range of training materials to raise awareness of the issue.

The latest training we are offering is a module entitled Consent Matters which covers the areas of sexual consent, communication and relationships, and bystander intervention. This is now available on DUO.

(6 Feb 2017) » More about Sexual consent course available to students


DULOG prepare for Gala Theatre production of Spamalot

Durham University students are gearing up to put on the Monty Python musical, Spamalot in The Gala Theatre from Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 January. 

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a thoroughly silly retelling of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Featuring a bevy of beautiful showgirls, cows and killer rabbits, not to mention some particularly noisy coconut shells, this musical is sure to provide a plethora of daft entertainment.

(19 Jan 2017) » More about DULOG prepare for Gala Theatre production of Spamalot


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