From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality
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From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality

Applying to university is not always a straightforward choice for everyone. Some students have aspired to go to a particular university before they even choose their A-levels, others still struggle to decide on one even after they have received their offers; I happened to be the latter. How did I decide to study at…
My time as a Biosciences student at Durham
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My time as a Biosciences student at Durham

My first experience of biology at Durham was through a summer placement that I took in my first year of sixth form. This introduced me to the Biosciences Department, for me the standout factors were its working environment and resources. The department had a friendly feel, all of the staff were welcoming and the resources…
Food Security on World Food Day
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Food Security on World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th every year to encourage special attention to efforts to realise the human right to adequate food nutrition. The day brings together governments, media, the general public, NGOs, and businesses as they promote awareness and the actions surrounding sustainability, worldwide hunger, and…
Durham University Foundation Programme
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Durham University Foundation Programme

I recently successfully completed the Foundation Programme at Durham University and will be progressing into the first year of my Physics degree in October 2020. It has been a crazy year, but I am proud for all I have achieved in such a short space of time. During my time at Durham however, I have had to explain to lots of…