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Matt Walker
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Matt Walker

Hello, I’m Matt Walker, a second-year PhD student in Economics at Durham University Business School, from Ustinov College. My research focuses on mechanisms to improve trust and trustworthiness in procurement and the supply chain. I receive doctoral funding from the ESRC through the National Productivity Investment Fund, which…
Leon Xiao
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Leon Xiao

Hiya, I’m Leon – a fourth-year Mary’s law student who studied abroad in Singapore last year. I like playing and designing games. I’m hoping to become a video game lawyer. Feel free to reach out to me (in English or Chinese) with any questions about studying abroad, volunteering at Lumiere, being stuck in games or…
Blitz Beach
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Blitz Beach

Crosby beach is not your typical seaside experience, instead of sand and shells, this strip of beach is covered in bricks, tiles and the rubble of people’s lives. Liverpool was hit badly in the Blitz, with many parts of the city centre and surrounding housing areas levelled by hundreds of bombs. After the war, a decision…
Mental Health at Uni
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Mental Health at Uni

Hello everyone and welcome to the first Durham Student video! Today is World Mental Health Day and this video covers a wide variety of the support available here at Durham University. Whether you’re a prospective student wondering if we have the support you may need, or a current student unsure how to access the help the…
College Welfare
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College Welfare

Disclaimer: This blog post is going to mention tea a lot. Don’t worry – none will be spilt. I still remember my Freshers’ Week quite clearly, and aside from everything being new, I think the biggest reason it creates such a lasting impression is that it’s full of emotions, whether those be excitement, dread…
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