Students undertaking lab work as part of a biosciences academic taster session.
A student enjoying the psychology academic taster session.
Students playing spikeball as part of our lawn games optional activity.
Students listening to our keynote speaker Dr Dwain Neil as part of our 'formal' night.
STEP offers a dedicated space for young Black-heritage students, to explore not only their own potential but all that Durham has to offer as a potential university destination. We welcome applications from Year 12 Black-heritage students, who attend UK State Schools.
Applications for STEP 2024 will open on February 1st 2024 and close on April 21st 2024. If you want us to update you via email you can register your interest with us.
STEP consists of a summer residential, along with online information and guidance through Year 12 and 13. If you successfully gain a place on STEP, you will have the opportunity to:
To check whether you are eligible for STEP view our 2023 STEP Eligibility and Selection Criteria.
Durham University's STEP programme aims to support students who are typically underrepresented in Higher Education and particularly at Durham. As places are limited and highly sought after, we use our eligibility and selection criteria to help us identify those applicants who we feel will benefit the most from the programme.
You can find out more information on STEP and our partners, Durham University, or get in touch with us here.