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The Durham Dictionary

When you get to Durham, and maybe even before you arrive, you might hear words that mean absolutely nothing to you. Durham has its own language and we want to help you get to grips with it. Here’s ourtop 10 from the Durham dictionary. You can read the full blog post on the Durham Student Union website here. Billy B The…
Blitz Beach
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Blitz Beach

Crosby beach is not your typical seaside experience, instead of sand and shells, this strip of beach is covered in bricks, tiles and the rubble of people’s lives. Liverpool was hit badly in the Blitz, with many parts of the city centre and surrounding housing areas levelled by hundreds of bombs. After the war, a decision…
Mental Health at Uni
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Mental Health at Uni

Hello everyone and welcome to the first Durham Student video! Today is World Mental Health Day and this video covers a wide variety of the support available here at Durham University. Whether you’re a prospective student wondering if we have the support you may need, or a current student unsure how to access the help the…
College Welfare
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College Welfare

Disclaimer: This blog post is going to mention tea a lot. Don’t worry – none will be spilt. I still remember my Freshers’ Week quite clearly, and aside from everything being new, I think the biggest reason it creates such a lasting impression is that it’s full of emotions, whether those be excitement, dread…
Exploring Durham
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Exploring Durham

Coming to a new city for the first time can be daunting, even when the city is as small as Durham. As well as getting to grips with a new style of learning and new flatmates, make sure to take time out in your first term to explore! Cafés What Durham lacks in size, it makes up for in cafes. If you are a fan of brunch…
Meet your Durham Student Union Officers
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Meet your Durham Student Union Officers

Kate McIntosh – President Kate, your Students’ Union President I’ve been elected to champion students’ rights in Durham and lead your Union. I’m a Cuthsperson, originally from Essex, and enthusiastic about 19th century history, activism, Carly Rae Jepsen, and anything rose-printed. I can usually…
The Durham Dictionary
FeaturedPostgraduateStudent experienceUndergraduate

The Durham Dictionary

When you get to Durham, and maybe even before you arrive, you might hear words that mean absolutely nothing to you. Durham has its own language and we want to help you get to grips with it. Here’s ourtop 10 from the Durham dictionary. You can read the full blog post on the Durham Student Union website here. Billy…
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