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Meet our Student Digital Leaders

Durham’s Student Digital Leaders team is a new scheme being set up this year. We are a group of students from all different subjects and colleges who are here to help new and returning students, to navigate Durham’s digital services and help you get set up on MyDigitalDurham. We are available every day for the first few weeks of term, via…
Meet our Student Digital Leaders
FeaturedStudent experience

Meet our Student Digital Leaders

Durham’s Student Digital Leaders team is a new scheme being set up this year. We are a group of students from all different subjects and colleges who are here to help new and returning students, to navigate Durham’s digital services and help you get set up on MyDigitalDurham. We are available every day for the first few…
What to bring to University
CollegesFeaturedStudent experienceUndergraduate

What to bring to University

For many, this is the first time you’re living away from home. Therefore, one of the biggest jobs is deciding what to bring with you. It is worth mentioning that in order to determine how much or what items to take, consider first not only the mode of transport you are using to arrive at University but also what your…
A short overview of the UARCTIC Network and the opportunities it offers for Arctic researchers
InternationalPostgraduateResearchStudent experience

A short overview of the UARCTIC Network and the opportunities it offers for Arctic researchers

Cover shot – A view of Nuuk, October 2017 What is the UARCTIC? When I started studying the Arctic Region and its indigenous peoples, I had little knowledge about its features and peculiarities. After moving to Rovaniemi at the end of 2016, I started to acquire a better understanding of the European Arctic, but I did…
Lessons from Durham University
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Lessons from Durham University

Having thoroughly enjoyed my time at Durham University, I thought I would share a few of my personal lessons and thoughts. Hopefully, this will give you some tips if you are off to Durham Uni or other universities. Most importantly, university is what you make of it. Going to uni doesn’t guarantee you a great time like…
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