How I chose my degree
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

How I chose my degree

For those of you in year 12, the time has come to decide what you are going to study for the next stage of your educational journey, how long you want to study it for, and even how you want to study it. I was in this situation 3 years ago, and it’s a difficult decision to make with so much choice out there. Choosing the…
The Mining Past of Durham
Durham CityEventsStudent experience

The Mining Past of Durham

For centuries, the character of our area has been dominated by mining. Looking around the county, you can see remnants of the mining past and artefacts such as the safes in buildings which the pitmen were paid. If you look at the place names of villages surrounding Durham, these names are indicative of mining, such as Easington…
Consent does matter
PostgraduateStudent experienceUndergraduate

Consent does matter

This is a matter which I have never really thought about before; or the scale of the issue of 1 in 3 women* experiencing unwanted sexual advances before completing the Consent Matters course. Obviously, sexual violence is totally unacceptable in our society and the Sexual Violence & Misconduct Operations Group at Durham is…