Speaking at the Climate Strike
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Speaking at the Climate Strike

One of the reasons I feel so proud to be at Durham University is that I constantly see my fellow students empowering themselves to stand up for what they believe is right. It’s inevitable that sometimes, we will feel that the university should make certain changes or update old policies. Last Friday, the issue on the table…
Meet your Durham Student Union Officers
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Meet your Durham Student Union Officers

Kate McIntosh – President Kate, your Students’ Union President I’ve been elected to champion students’ rights in Durham and lead your Union. I’m a Cuthsperson, originally from Essex, and enthusiastic about 19th century history, activism, Carly Rae Jepsen, and anything rose-printed. I can usually…
UniSlam poetry, the power of the spoken word
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UniSlam poetry, the power of the spoken word

Battle of words  UNISLAM is the UK’s largest poetry slam tournament and poetry summit, involving days of talks, masterclasses and workshops alongside the competition. The three-day festival involves bringing together poets from across the country, and at all stages in their career. This year the competition took place in…
This girl can and these girls do!
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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…
Interfaith Week - Joint Anglican & Methodist Society
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Interfaith Week - Joint Anglican & Methodist Society

Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society is thrilled to have been invited to be a part of Durham Interfaith activities, as part of National Interfaith Week Along with the Islamic Society, Jewish Society and Durham University Chaplaincy Network, we’ve been busy organising events to celebrate and share some of the wonderful…