More memories from the Class of '69
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More memories from the Class of '69

Peter Davenport (Grey) & Francesca Warner (St Aidan’s) After graduating from Durham having studied Geology, Peter Davenport moved to Canada in 1970 where he obtained a PhD in Geochemistry from Queen’s University, Ontario. Francesca (Fanny) Warner, studied English at Durham and went on to gain a B.Mus in…
Developing Student Community Engagement
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Developing Student Community Engagement

I was delighted to be able to represent Durham students in my role as Durham SU President at the first International Town & Gown Network Conference at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. I attended the conference with Durham University’s Director of Student Support and Wellbeing, to ensure Durham students were well…
Rejection Inspired a Change of Tune!
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Rejection Inspired a Change of Tune!

As Bryant McGill says, ‘Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny’. Whether you believe in ‘destiny’ or not, sometimes being rejected is the best thing to ever happen to you. Inspired to join Gospel Choir Looking back on the beginning of second year when I was rejected for a musical, I felt…
Delicious Food at the Full Moon Market
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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…
Durham City Nativity
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Durham City Nativity

It’s an old adage that no man (or woman, I hasten to add) is an island.  Equally, though, sometimes it’s really easy to feel isolated. Even when you’re surrounded by friends, moving to University is nevertheless a total change of environment. As the festive season draws near, homesickness may well creep up on you when you…
Interfaith Week - Joint Anglican & Methodist Society
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Interfaith Week - Joint Anglican & Methodist Society

Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society is thrilled to have been invited to be a part of Durham Interfaith activities, as part of National Interfaith Week Along with the Islamic Society, Jewish Society and Durham University Chaplaincy Network, we’ve been busy organising events to celebrate and share some of the wonderful…
National Interfaith Week - Jewish Society
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National Interfaith Week - Jewish Society

Iz Tarsh is the current President of Jewish Society, having been Vice President last year. Growing up she engaged with many different levels of Orthodoxy within Judaism, eventually settling in at a Reform synagogue in London. There she taught at religion school, took on volunteering, and engaged in a programme for creation of…