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…
Being part of the Ustinov College Media Team
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Being part of the Ustinov College Media Team

It was during my first few days at Ustinov, while I was trying to find my footing, still in the process of meeting new people, and exploring all the opportunities I could have outside of the academics, that I stumbled upon the Media Team. I say stumbled, because when I joined the team, I didn’t really know everything that it…
Interview with Artist-in-Residence Alan O'Cain
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Interview with Artist-in-Residence Alan O'Cain

Natural Sciences student Sophie Johnson interviewed artist-in-residence Alan O’Cain. Here is what he had to say: How long have you worked at Durham University? I have been artist/writer-in-residence here since October 2015. I share my time between Josephine Butler College and St Cuthbert’s Society and have been…