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I love Durham's cafes......a lot!
Durham City

I love Durham's cafes......a lot!

I’m incredibly well acquainted with many coffee shops in Durham – so much so that I’m often consulted when friends are looking for somewhere new to try, and several of these lovely places now know me (and my order) far too well! I’m going to give you a quick run-down of a few of the lovely cafés… but please don’t…
Durham's Vegan Options
Durham CityStudent experience

Durham's Vegan Options

North East Vegan Restaurant Week was a UK first, it ran 23-29 January with restaurants around the north east taking part in the occasion. This event, along with Veganuary, has raised awareness of veganism and its rising popularity. Many restaurants are getting better at providing for dietary requirements such as vegan, gluten…
Explaining the difference between Formatives and Summatives.
Undergraduate

Explaining the difference between Formatives and Summatives.

Many students who first arrive in Durham are baffled over what on earth formatives and summatives are – I know I was. Especially as not all universities have these and if they do, they may be called something different. So what are formatives? Formatives are pieces of work you write and submit to your lecturer. These are…
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