Student support at Durham
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

Student support at Durham

The collegiate system For those of you who don’t know, Durham is a collegiate university with seventeen different colleges, which means that once you’re allocated a college this is where you stay for first year (unless you live out) and this becomes a kind of community for the rest of your time at university. For the…
Durham Jargon
CollegesDurham CityStudent experienceUndergraduate

Durham Jargon

Before coming to Durham, I was completely clueless about the student jargon, I found myself hearing all of these words such as ‘JCR Levy,’ ‘Matriculation’ and ‘Billy Bee’ and getting slightly confused. Here is my guide to the Durham Jargon – so you don’t have to be as confused as I was! Billy B…
My top tips for revising for exams
Student experienceUndergraduate

My top tips for revising for exams

Exams are a tough time for everybody, so don’t feel alone in being stressed out or slightly lost as to where to even start revising. This year there’s been so much uncertainty around exams, but we do know you will face exams one day so I’m going to tell you my top tips for revising. Start early Exams are…
Durham by night
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Durham by night

Durham of course, in normal times (I’m talking pre-pandemic here) offers the opportunity for those legally aged to drink in bars and go to clubs in the city, but this blog is for those who are under 18, having a night off, or just don’t want to drink – there are plenty of other options available for you. Another…