A South College Pioneer
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A South College Pioneer

At Durham, a college is more than just somewhere to live, eat and sleep. Colleges are tight-knit communities, where you will meet some of your best friends! The colleges bring together students from all subjects, and offer societies, social events and a platform to express opinions, showcase talents and try something new. Many…
TEDx Durham University
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TEDx Durham University

On Saturday 7th of March, I had the pleasure to attend the TEDx Independent conference organised in our University. Set in St. Chad’s beautiful hall, with natural light shining through all day, the day was one to remember. ‘Ideas worth spreading’ is the slogan for TED, and their independently organised events…
The Grey-t race
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The Grey-t race

Funnily enough, I was on a run when I had the idea that has become the Greyt Race. Grey College’s charity fundraiser is a pretty simple challenge – to run 1000k as a college over the period of a week, and to raise as much money for our chosen charity, the Albert Kennedy Trust, as possible. However, there were several…
‘The Balkans’: How we made a 3 part Amazon documentary series whilst studying at Durham
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‘The Balkans’: How we made a 3 part Amazon documentary series whilst studying at Durham

For the past 18 months, myself and fellow Durham students have been working on a 3 part documentary series for Amazon Prime Video. As a group, we carried out all elements of production. The series, ‘The Balkans’ has been a long time in the making. The process involved adapting to the scenario and ‘working with what…
Virtual Welfare at John's
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Virtual Welfare at John's

In recent weeks, there has been significant concern about the potential consequences of the coronavirus outbreak upon our physical health and the economy. However, self-isolation can also have huge impacts on mental health, with loneliness, fear, and sadness affecting many. As the newly elected Welfare Events Officer at St…