A Throwback to Lumiere 2017
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A Throwback to Lumiere 2017

While my fellow blogger Marina has been compiling her top tips for navigating the UK’s biggest lights festival (now in its tenth year), I’ve taken up the challenge of recollecting the last time Lumiere took over Durham. One of the reasons I call it a ‘challenge’ is that when the festival last took place, I was only a…
Celebrating Science for 10 years!
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Celebrating Science for 10 years!

I’ve been involved with Celebrate Science for the past 3 years, and I can say without a doubt that it is one of the highlights of my year. Watching scientists at all stages of their careers come together to create such an amazing event is incredible, and it’s humbling to be able to be a part of it. Of course…
Exploring Durham
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Exploring Durham

Coming to a new city for the first time can be daunting, even when the city is as small as Durham. As well as getting to grips with a new style of learning and new flatmates, make sure to take time out in your first term to explore! Cafés What Durham lacks in size, it makes up for in cafes. If you are a fan of brunch…
Goodbye Durham
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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!
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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…