Adventures of a Geologist
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Adventures of a Geologist

Having just become an Earth Sciences (Geology) student, I am already used to the people’s stock response being ‘ooo… rocks…’. While geology is the study of rocks and Earth’s structure, it is also so much more! For me it is the perfect combination of all the things I loved at A-Level; Maths, Chemistry, Physics and…
#thisgirlcan - from Durham to Team GB
SportUndergraduate

#thisgirlcan - from Durham to Team GB

Getting involved in hockey  My first real introduction to hockey came when I was about 11 and I switched from club rugby to Cambridge City Hockey Juniors, playing on Sundays. So, I guess I’ve had a hockey stick in hand for around 8 years. What first made me fall in love with the game is that anything can happen. You…
My experience as a Marketing Intern
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

My experience as a Marketing Intern

Applying With graduation on the horizon, I spent much of my second year hurriedly searching for a summer internship in order to gain real-life work experience and give my CV some much-needed heft. Luckily, through Durham’s Careers & Enterprise Centre, I was able to secure a 7-week stint in the marketing department of…
Ace the Internship Application Season
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

Ace the Internship Application Season

The season for applying to internships and graduate roles has started and many firms have already opened their doors for potential interns. It has not been long since I came out of this phase of making applications for Spring Internships (see What are Spring Insights and how to Prepare for them ) and Summer Internships so I have…
What to bring to University
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

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…