Adventures of a Geologist
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Adventures of a Geologist

Having just become an Earth Sciences (Geology) student, I am already used to the people’s stock response being ‘ooo… rocks…’. While geology is the study of rocks and Earth’s structure, it is also so much more! For me it is the perfect combination of all the things I loved at A-Level; Maths, Chemistry, Physics and…
This girl can and these girls do!
SocietiesSportStudent experience

This girl can and these girls do!

19 – 25 November is This Girl Can week and Team Durham are celebrating our own women in sport, with a profile each day of the week of an inspirational woman from Durham University. Get involved in this national initiative, using the hashtag #thisgirlcan At Durham, we pride ourselves on the variety of sports available to…
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…
My experience as a Marketing Intern
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

My experience as a Marketing Intern

Applying With graduation on the horizon, I spent much of my second year hurriedly searching for a summer internship in order to gain real-life work experience and give my CV some much-needed heft. Luckily, through Durham’s Careers & Enterprise Centre, I was able to secure a 7-week stint in the marketing department of…
Ace the Internship Application Season
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

Ace the Internship Application Season

The season for applying to internships and graduate roles has started and many firms have already opened their doors for potential interns. It has not been long since I came out of this phase of making applications for Spring Internships (see What are Spring Insights and how to Prepare for them ) and Summer Internships so I have…