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My Student Life at Collingwood College
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My Student Life at Collingwood College

As I reflect on my experiences over the past three years, some very fond memories come to mind. As I pulled up to the Turning Circle three years ago, I remember being greeted by enthusiastic Freps (Fresher Reps), eager to help me settle in to my new home. Those first weeks were incredible. I still remember roller blading…
Get ready to Graduate!
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Get ready to Graduate!

Graduation is undoubtedly the pinnacle of your University career. It’s a busy day with lots going on, so here are some handy hints and tips to help you make the most of your big day. Who needs a ticket? Only your guests need a ticket each – Graduating students don’t. Where / when to collect tickets By now…
College Sports Day - Festival of Sport
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College Sports Day - Festival of Sport

College sport at Durham University is one of the largest intra-mural sports programmes in the UK, with over 550 teams competing regularly in over 60 leagues of 23 sports. The programme culminates each year in the Festival of Sport,  being held today at Maiden Castle sports complex. Annual sporting celebration  This…
The British and European Quidditch Cups
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The British and European Quidditch Cups

In my first year at Durham I became part of the first St Aidan’s College Quidditch Team – we would go and throw a ball around on St Mary’s field on Sunday’s mornings and then go back to college for brunch. Since then Durham Quidditch has grown in popularity and now boasts two University teams – Durhamstrang and the…
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