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A brief escapade to York
Student experience

A brief escapade to York

As beautiful as our little city, Durham, maybe, we sometimes need to evacuate and indulge in a day trip with our friends. Whilst looking for affordable places to visit, our criteria being: good Christmas Markets, further away than Newcastle, but not far enough as for The Trainline to make us pay the equivalent of plane ticket…
Durham Inspired Award
FeaturedSocietiesStudent experience

Durham Inspired Award

I am a Student Champion for the Durham Inspired Award. The Award is a new personal enrichment and development programme for students. It recognises all that we do for the community and allows us the opportunity to reflect on our strengths and how we’ve grown throughout our time at Durham. You take part in three zones called…
Essay Writing
DepartmentsUndergraduate

Essay Writing

One of the most frequently asked questions by Freshers (and, indeed, a query often shared by finalists) is…well, what does my department want from me? You’ve escaped the world of decodable mark-schemes. A simple inclusion of a key word no longer garners easy points. Rather, it all sounds a bit…wishy-washy. Essays are…
A Week of (student-friendly) Winter Warmers
Student experience

A Week of (student-friendly) Winter Warmers

See the alliteration in the title? That’s just the kind of cheesiness we can get away with now that the grounds are laden with frost (at least in Durham, anyway), there’s a whisper of carols in the air, and festivities are creeping in around every corner. Our society is selling tickets for our annual Christmas Meal at the…
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