Food Security on World Food Day
DepartmentsStudent experience

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…
Meet our Student Digital Leaders
DepartmentsStudent experienceVolunteering

Meet our Student Digital Leaders

The Student Digital Leader team is a new scheme being set up this year. We are a group of students from all different subjects and colleges who are here to help new and returning students navigate Durham’s digital Student Services. We are available every day, via live chat or email and if necessary a video call, for the first…
Lessons from Durham University
DepartmentsDurham CityStudent experience

Lessons from Durham University

Having thoroughly enjoyed my time at Durham University, I thought I would share a few of my personal lessons and thoughts. Hopefully, this will give you some tips if you are off to Durham Uni or other universities. Most importantly, university is what you make of it. Going to uni doesn’t guarantee you a great time like…
SCI Scholarship, my PhD and me
DepartmentsPostgraduateResearch

SCI Scholarship, my PhD and me

During the first six months of my PhD in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces Centre of Doctoral Training (SOFI CDT), I and 20 other PhD students (Cohort 5 of SOFI) had the opportunity to act as “consultants” as part of our training of understanding soft matter science within an industrial and multidisciplinary context.