St Cuthbert's Society Spirit!
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St Cuthbert's Society Spirit!

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…
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…
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…
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.