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…
Student life with a food allergy
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Student life with a food allergy

There is no doubt that over the past 20 years, the number of people in the UK living with a food allergy is increasing, and this is especially the case amongst young people. According to Allergy UK, currently, between 6 and 8% of children are thought to have a food allergy, compared with less than 3% of adults. With the rate of…
Remembering Freshers Week
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Remembering Freshers Week

Thinking back to when Freshers’ Week came to a close and the infamous Freshers’ flu had kicked in, you would think it would time for a slower pace of life at Durham University. But you would be wrong! Freshers’ Week is packed to the hilt with stuff to do: during the day, nights out, College formals, movie…
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…