From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality
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From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality

Applying to university is not always a straightforward choice for everyone. Some students have aspired to go to a particular university before they even choose their A-levels, others still struggle to decide on one even after they have received their offers; I happened to be the latter. How did I decide to study at…
Building a network
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Building a network

Why is networking so important? I am the first in my family to go to University, and so when I arrived in Durham in 2017, I had never heard of ‘networking’, I didn’t understand why it’s important, and had no clue about how to get stuck in. It took me a little while to really get this, but in essence, networking is…
Bringing 'Frankenstein' to life.
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Bringing 'Frankenstein' to life.

Directing is almost always challenging – the spontaneity of theatre is what attracts most of us to it. Directing Frankenstein was a reminder of this sentiment to all of us in the production team. The pandemic brought with it all types of adapted theatre and with it came Radio Theatre; arguably taking a front seat in…
Durham University Myth Busting
Student experienceUndergraduate

Durham University Myth Busting

Is Durham University really full of posh people? In short, no it isn’t, but of course, you will come across many different types of people at Durham and some will be ‘posh’, as with every university! I was really worried about this before coming to Durham because I had heard this a lot. However, upon arrival…