What to bring to University
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What to bring to University

For many, this is the first time you’re living away from home. Therefore, one of the biggest jobs is deciding what to bring with you. It is worth mentioning that in order to determine how much or what items to take, consider first not only the mode of transport you are using to arrive at University but also what your…
What to expect in Freshers' week!
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What to expect in Freshers' week!

Another year, another new load of fresher’s – the first hurdle: freshers’ week. Each college has their own traditions but they do stay pretty similar unless you are of course at Hatfield and are woken up at 7 am every day with the clattering of pots and pans, and that isn’t from the kitchen making…
Remembering Freshers Week
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Remembering Freshers Week

Thinking back to when Freshers’ Week came to a close and the infamous Freshers’ flu had kicked in, you would think it would time for a slower pace of life at Durham University. But you would be wrong! Freshers’ Week is packed to the hilt with stuff to do: during the day, nights out, College formals, movie…