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Student Art Prize Winner - Hands of Acceptance

The background Although we don’t formally teach fine art at Durham, almost every college has its own active art society or art group, where students take part in workshops, meet artists, and develop their artistic skills through collaborative creativity. The Student Art Prize was launched in October 2019 to expand opportunities around…
A short overview of the UARCTIC Network and the opportunities it offers for Arctic researchers
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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…
Students get the 3rd degree on Radio 4
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Students get the 3rd degree on Radio 4

In February this year, I found myself locking horns with my history professor in a battle of wits as part of the long-running Radio 4 show, the 3rd Degree. Personally, I am far more comfortable on the football fields of Maiden Castle or in the student bars across the hill and bailey than being quizzed about British History.
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