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Getting involved with sport at Durham
SocietiesSportStudent experience

Getting involved with sport at Durham

When I arrived at university, like most people, I was afraid I would not find a place where I fit in. In a university of 20,000 people, it is strangely easy to worry that you will end up feeling lost or alone. However, I found my place of belonging in the Durham University Gymnastics and Trampolining Club. DUGTC is a merged club…
Footprint 2021: Taking steps towards a more positive and sustainable future
Durham CityEventsStudent experience

Footprint 2021: Taking steps towards a more positive and sustainable future

Footprint was supposed to be a one off. In 2018, we aimed to bring people together with a lineup of outstanding speakers in an open forum to discuss environmental action in Durham. Little did we know that out of that first event, a group of astonishing Durham students would decide to take the next step and organise Footprint…
Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro
Astronomy & CosmologyDepartmentsPostgraduateResearchStudent experience

Astronomy and Cosmology at Durham – Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro

Durham University PhD astrophysics research student Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro talks about how her studies have led her to learn a lot about machine learning statistics and Artificial Intelligence, skills that can be applied to other fields like healthcare and natural language processing. Find out more about Astronomy and Cosmology…
Student support at Durham
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

Student support at Durham

The collegiate system For those of you who don’t know, Durham is a collegiate university with seventeen different colleges, which means that once you’re allocated a college this is where you stay for first year (unless you live out) and this becomes a kind of community for the rest of your time at university. For the…
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