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From Intern to Employee
CareersStudent experience

From Intern to Employee

What It’s Like to Be a QA Test Engineer at Komodo I got my Internship with Komodo Digital in Newcastle, through the Careers, Employability & Enterprise Centre at Durham University. My time as an Intern was spent making sure that any website or app that Komodo is involved in is of a high quality and has as few bugs, issues…
What To Expect From Lumiere
Durham CityEvents

What To Expect From Lumiere

Not sure what the Lumiere Festival is? Well you’re going to be hearing and seeing LOTS of it for the next few weeks so here’s the low down: What is it? – The UK’s largest light festival When is it? – Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th November Where is it? – Various locations around Durham The Lumiere festival only…
Living Out 101
Durham CityStudent experienceUndergraduate

Living Out 101

Moving into second and third year, lots of us are choosing to fly the cosy, catered nests of our college accommodation and moving into our own place. Suddenly you’ve got bills to pay, meals to cook, a house to clean, housemates to cope with… oh yeah and that degree to do too! This can sometimes be a little bit overwhelming…
A Fresher moving into JB College
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

A Fresher moving into JB College

Everything but the kitchen sink So the time has finally come to move to Durham, aaahh. Living about 5 hours further south, I’m intrigued to see how I’ll cope with the weather (very British, I know) and if I’ll need as many woolly jumpers as I think (currently enough to clothe a small nation). Whilst I procrastinate on…
There's something about Mary's
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

There's something about Mary's

It’s been a busy start to term for the Fresher Reps at St Mary’s College who have started to get the college ready for the arrival of 250 new students on October 1st. With more events than ever before planned to take place across college, Durham and beyond, this Induction Week will definitely be one to remember. Perfect…
Modelling the invisible at the Royal Society
PostgraduateResearch

Modelling the invisible at the Royal Society

This summer, for the first time, the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology (IPPP) had the chance to bring a few students and staff members to London for the Royal Society Summer Exhibition. With a group of around 20 physicists, we set out to engage the public with an interactive exhibition that would represent part of the…
Voyages d’une Parisienne au Népal (PhD student research in Nepal)
DepartmentsInternationalPostgraduateResearchStudy abroad

Voyages d’une Parisienne au Népal (PhD student research in Nepal)

I was an undergraduate and later an MA student in the Department of Archaeology here in Durham and, after an interval of a few years in Paris, I am now back as a PhD student. One of the (many) reasons why I have kept coming back to Durham is the opportunities that I have been given here to get involved in a variety of projects…
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