The Durham Dictionary
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The Durham Dictionary

When you get to Durham, and maybe even before you arrive, you might hear words that mean absolutely nothing to you. Durham has its own language and we want to help you get to grips with it. Here’s ourtop 10 from the Durham dictionary. You can read the full blog post on the Durham Student Union website here. Billy…
Staying Motivated
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Staying Motivated

At university, there are always hundreds of things you could be doing other than working towards your impending deadlines. With friends often less than 5 metres away and Netflix even closer, it’s easy to fall into a cycle of relaxing rather than studying. Now, being motivated to study doesn’t mean you won’t be able to…
How I got to work at the UN
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How I got to work at the UN

I have admired the United Nations for a long time. When I was at school I became involved in Model United Nations, an international initiative consisting of debating global issues at events around the world. I attended many conferences over a seven-year period, and with them, my fascination grew for the international and…