College varsity challenge, Stevo -v- Butler
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College varsity challenge, Stevo -v- Butler

The inaugural College Varsity match between Stephenson College and Josephine Butler College , held this term, is sure to go down in the annals of history as a clash for the ages. Dubbed ‘The Battle of the Howlands’, it was truly about much more than sport. The University’s decision to move Stephenson college from its…
Letter to My First Year Self
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Letter to My First Year Self

Dear Fresher, Make the most of your first year at Durham. While you still need to pass and trying your best will set you up for the second and third year, don’t stress too much about your workload and try to have fun while you can! Trust me, by the time you get to the third year the things you were worried about in the first…
St Cuth's Society spirit!
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St Cuth's Society spirit!

St Cuth’s sporting spirit Tania Forichon – 2nd Year, Law Student, Captain of Cuth’s Women’s Rugby Team Some of the players in the opposing team look like they would never hurt a fly but I’m still getting butterflies in my stomach. I look around and see all the Cuth’s girls staring at me and waiting for my…
St Mary's Arts Week 2018
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St Mary's Arts Week 2018

Every year, St. Mary’s Arts Society run an Arts Week. This week aims to get students involved in art events over the week and try something new. This year, the events included a life drawing class, a live lounge, dance session and a movie screening. The week culminated in the spectacular Arts Society Masquerade Ball. Life…
Cuth's chose me!
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Cuth's chose me!

When I started my UCAS application, I quickly realised that I could find what I wanted from a university experience at Durham. The main thing that attracted me was the college system. However, due to working and going travelling during my gap year, I missed both opportunities to visit Durham, so when it came to choosing a…
A Fresher moving into JB College
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A Fresher moving into JB College

Everything but the kitchen sink So the time has finally come to move to Durham, aaahh. Living about 5 hours further south, I’m intrigued to see how I’ll cope with the weather (very British, I know) and if I’ll need as many woolly jumpers as I think (currently enough to clothe a small nation). Whilst I procrastinate on…
There's something about Mary's
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There's something about Mary's

It’s been a busy start to term for the Fresher Reps at St Mary’s College who have started to get the college ready for the arrival of 250 new students on October 1st. With more events than ever before planned to take place across college, Durham and beyond, this Induction Week will definitely be one to remember. Perfect…