Exploring Durham
Durham CityStudent experience

Exploring Durham

Coming to a new city for the first time can be daunting, even when the city is small and quaint like 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…
Exploring Durham Castle
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Exploring Durham Castle

For the last two years I have been exploring Durham Castle. In 2015 I was awarded the University College Durham Trust Scholarship which gave me the opportunity to work as a volunteer, assisting the curator with the collections whilst undertaking an MA in Museum and Artefact Studies, all kindly funded by the Durham Castle Trust.
Location, location, location
Durham CityStudent experience

Location, location, location

Moving to a new place can be a very daunting experience, but when you’re coming to a great place like Durham it makes things a little easier! Durham City is diverse in its range of opportunities, including cafés, shops and its own market hall by day, and a wide range of bars, restaurants and clubs during evening hours (in…
Life after Durham #1
Careers

Life after Durham #1

Four years passed by like a breeze and I moved to London to step into a full-time job right after graduation. Going from university to the nine-to-five life did feel like such a drastic change – wait, am I not supposed to work after getting back home, and weekends are actually free – and the thought of actually…