Find out what life is really like at Durham University

Staying in Durham... and staying in
Durham CityStudent experience

Staying in Durham... and staying in

Life in Durham is a bit strange at the moment, to say the least. I’ve decided not to return home to London, which means that for the foreseeable future, most of my time will be spent in my single-story house in Durham with the three housemates who’ve also chosen to stay. It sounds like a recipe for going stir-crazy, but…
Amie Kirby
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Amie Kirby

I’m a third-year Archaeology student and I’m particularly passionate about museum and gallery spaces, next year I hope to study an MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies. I’ve been the Art Representative for my college Trevelyan’s JCR for the past year, and since October I’ve been dipping my toes into the world of art…
Inspiring women leaders of the future
EventsStudent experience

Inspiring women leaders of the future

As students we are taught that at the end of the day it is just a desk, a pen and an exam paper which comes between us and our dream job. We learn to work independently. This is the opposite of a working environment, where you are a cog in the wider machinery of the company. University is, indeed, a bubble. Learning to…
Aleksandra Kozlo
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Aleksandra Kozlo

My name is Aleksandra, I am a second year law student and aspiring Barrister from Stephenson College. I have been part of the Leadership Academy since the beginning of this year. My extra curriculars and interests include: Founding Law Society and Debate Society at Stephenson College, volunteer at local Durham schools teaching…
Part-time jobs at Durham University
CollegesStudent experience

Part-time jobs at Durham University

One of the things I value about Durham is that there is such an emphasis on balancing the many things that university students may be juggling: degree work, socialising, exercise (optional, but ideal), me-time, and the bit I want to talk about in this blog – part-time work. Of course, taking on a job alongside your degree…
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