Goodbye Durham
Durham CityStudent experience

Goodbye Durham

When I look back at my university experience at Durham, I can honestly say it’s been surreal. It has not been like my friends from home, and why would it be. We’ve had matriculation, formals, Klute, college events, Paddy’s pizza and experiences most others have not had. I have felt all the possible emotions while at…
Top 10 things to do in Durham!
Durham CityEventsStudent experience

Top 10 things to do in Durham!

There is more to university than just the academic side. Durham has lots on offer! These experiences are not ranked – they are just my favourite things about being here. 1. Going to a Formal Whether it be at your own college or going to another college, formals are one of the best ways to enjoy the Durham college…
Climbing Durham Cathedral Tower
Durham CityPostgraduateStudent experience

Climbing Durham Cathedral Tower

There’s a university-wide superstition that if you climb theDurham Cathedral tower before you graduate, then you won’t graduate. This belief has existed for many years, and so a tradition was formed which led to hundreds of students climbing the tower in the week following their graduation. I, too, planned to save this…
Shop local - Discover Durham's Indoor Market
Durham City

Shop local - Discover Durham's Indoor Market

When you arrive at Durham, you do not simply join a University, or enter a college: you become part of an entire community. Each of these groups has its own centre, around which its activities revolve – each College has its common room, the heart of University life is the Student Union…and the hub of the Durham community at…
Delicious Food at the Full Moon Market
Durham CityEventsStudent experience

Delicious Food at the Full Moon Market

The Full Moon Market brings together a wide variety of street food vendors from across the North-East to Market Square in Durham City for an evening market with a unique atmosphere. Held once a month, the Full Moon Market remains distinct compared to the other markets in the market square, as it is typically held near the full…