The Laidlaw Programme
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The Laidlaw Programme

I’m Lauren, an English Studies student, and I am just about to complete the ‘Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship as part of the Laidlaw Foundation.’ This is a research and leadership Programme that spreads across two years of an undergraduate degree. The Laidlaw Programme exists across the world, and students…
Scholarships at Durham Uni
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Scholarships at Durham Uni

Securing a scholarship or bursary to aid with the financial aspects of university can be life-changing and it certainly was for me. I receive the Marsden Scholarship and it has helped me in many ways. I can fund my studies and all the items I need for my studies, this has been more crucial than ever with the majority of…
Exploring Durham Castle
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Exploring Durham Castle

For the last two years I have been exploring Durham Castle. In 2015 I was awarded the University College Durham Trust Scholarship which gave me the opportunity to work as a volunteer, assisting the curator with the collections whilst undertaking an MA in Museum and Artefact Studies, all kindly funded by the Durham Castle Trust.