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…
It's not all string quartets ...
MusicSocietiesStudent experience

It's not all string quartets ...

Durham University Rock Society is a relatively small but wonderful group of people who love their music, both appreciation and performance aspects. And their music is not just heavy metal or hard rock, either, but an eclectic mix of genres; something that is abundantly clear if ever you have been to one of their sister…
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.
Do Something Different
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Do Something Different

The Durham bubble. We’ve all felt it at some point – that moment when essays are due, your housemates haven’t done the dishes, you haven’t been home in 8 weeks and then you bump into your ex at a nightclub for the third time that week. It’s just so small. But it doesn’t have to be. For me, I need an escape from it…