Preparing for the BUCS Championship Lacrosse Final
SportStudent experience

Preparing for the BUCS Championship Lacrosse Final

Men’s Lacrosse Club President, Harry Perry, reminisces about his sporting experiences at Durham, as the Club prepare to take on Nottingham Trent in the BUCS Championship Final. My fondest memories of my time at Durham University will be with the Men’s Lacrosse Club. Whilst being part of the Club I have had the opportunity to…
Raise a cheer with the Durham Divas
SocietiesSportStudent experience

Raise a cheer with the Durham Divas

This is my second blog and I want to devote it to my favourite activity in Durham that is cheerleading.   It is my second year as a cheerleader and it has become my favourite sport along with dancing that I have done for 13 years.  Many people ask me who I cheer for? But I just want to make it clear Durham Cheerleading…
Making the most of your Easter break.
Student experienceUndergraduate

Making the most of your Easter break.

After unarguably one of the hardest terms, the Easter holidays are welcomed with open arms. After all those summatives, you certainly deserve (and need!) this month off, so make the most of it! Here are some hints and tips of things you can do before leaving Durham for Easter, as well as how to make the most of your break and…
The Power of Positivity
PostgraduateStudent experienceUndergraduate

The Power of Positivity

Sometimes staying positive can sometimes feel like an impossible task. In truth, everyone has moments when they feel as though things are piling on top of them, but this is natural (as long as it is temporary!) Sometimes all it takes to feel brighter is a burst of fresh air, half an hour spent chatting with a friend or treating…
All that Jazz!
MusicSocietiesStudent experience

All that Jazz!

Every Sunday evening from 8, the Jazz lovers of Durham descend on Empty Shop, at the end of Framwellgate bridge (the building opposite Starbucks- you’ve have to ring the door bell but trust me it’s worth it! Ok, shameless plug over). Personally, becoming a member of the Jazz Soc Exec sort of happened by accident for me.
International Women's Day guest lecture
CareersResearchStudent experience

International Women's Day guest lecture

On 7 March, Durham University welcomed Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell as their guest Women in Science lecturer for International Women’s Day. Her talk, titled Careering through Astronomy, was about her journey from early education to her scientific achievements, most notably the discovery of pulsars, as well as her…