TEDx Durham University
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TEDx Durham University

On Saturday 7th of March, I had the pleasure to attend the TEDx Independent conference organised in our University. Set in St. Chad’s beautiful hall, with natural light shining through all day, the day was one to remember. ‘Ideas worth spreading’ is the slogan for TED, and their independently organised events…
The Grey-t race
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The Grey-t race

Funnily enough, I was on a run when I had the idea that has become the Greyt Race. Grey College’s charity fundraiser is a pretty simple challenge – to run 1000k as a college over the period of a week, and to raise as much money for our chosen charity, the Albert Kennedy Trust, as possible. However, there were several…
Inspiring women leaders of the future
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Inspiring women leaders of the future

As students we are taught that at the end of the day it is just a desk, a pen and an exam paper which comes between us and our dream job. We learn to work independently. This is the opposite of a working environment, where you are a cog in the wider machinery of the company. University is, indeed, a bubble. Learning to…