What to bring to University
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What to bring to University

For many, this is the first time you’re living away from home. Therefore, one of the biggest jobs is deciding what to bring with you. It is worth mentioning that in order to determine how much or what items to take, consider first not only the mode of transport you are using to arrive at University but also what your…
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.
What I Really Learnt at Durham
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What I Really Learnt at Durham

As an English Literature student, it’s a fairly logical leap to assume that I’ve spent the last three years learning about novels, plays, and poems. That was exactly what I came to Durham University expecting to learn and by now I have many essays to prove that that’s exactly what happened. But as is often the case…
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…