Find out what life is really like at Durham University

Coping with the quarantine
InternationalStudent experience

Coping with the quarantine

In the UK your local pub has, and rightfully so, had to close its doors amidst COVID19 fears, imagine being in quarantine in Spain since 16 March. This is my situation. I managed to get onto one of EasyJet’s last flights to Spain in the following days, after a concerning call from my mum, who was scared the UK’s cases would…
Learning through Leadership
Student experience

Learning through Leadership

I’m Anyalemma Igwe, a 2nd year Liberal Arts Student from St. Mary’s College – you’ll probably heard this introduction about as often as you’ll meet someone new at Durham. Of course, many combinations are possible in the reliable name/year/college style. However, each is different only in the same, normal, way…
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…
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