What does Mildert mean?
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What does Mildert mean?

My decision to go to Durham, and specifically to Van Mildert College, was made during a summer school I went on in 2011. Everyone was immediately so friendly, and so passionate about their university that it was instantly infectious, so by the end of the week, I couldn’t imagine finishing my education anywhere else.
My Student Life at Collingwood College
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My Student Life at Collingwood College

As I reflect on my experiences over the past three years, some very fond memories come to mind. As I pulled up to the Turning Circle three years ago, I remember being greeted by enthusiastic Freps (Fresher Reps), eager to help me settle in to my new home. Those first weeks were incredible. I still remember roller blading…
College Sports Day - Festival of Sport
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College Sports Day - Festival of Sport

College sport at Durham University is one of the largest intra-mural sports programmes in the UK, with over 550 teams competing regularly in over 60 leagues of 23 sports. The programme culminates each year in the Festival of Sport,  being held today at Maiden Castle sports complex. Annual sporting celebration  This…
Meet my Durham College Family
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Meet my Durham College Family

If you think you have just one family, you may be in for a shock. Arriving into Hatfield College I too thought this way, until I was introduced to my Durham College Family, my ‘College Mother’, ‘College Father’ and two ‘College Siblings’. I soon fell in love with my ‘College Family’ and I’m treating this…