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What I really learnt at Durham
CollegesStudent experienceUndergraduate

What I really learnt at Durham

As an English Literature student, it’s a fairly logical leap to assume that I’ve spent the last three years learning about novels, plays, and poems. That was exactly what I came to Durham University expecting to learn and by now I have many essays to prove that that’s exactly what happened. But as is often the case…
My volunteering journey
SocietiesStudent experienceUndergraduateVolunteering

My volunteering journey

Why volunteer? When I started writing this blog, I had no idea why I volunteer. Is it because there is something beneficial for me, a good experience, perhaps? Is it because of the warm fuzzy feeling that I sometimes get when the people that I was helping say nice things about my work? Or is it something more complicated? I…
The 'fashion' show must go on!
EventsSocietiesStudent experience

The 'fashion' show must go on!

I began planning the Durham University Charity Fashion Show (DUCFS) along with my colleagues in May 2020 when we believed Covid-19 to be a short-lived reality. Over a year later I am still planning the event during a worldwide pandemic. It is not the final year I expected or desired however, I have come to learn a lot about…
Is Maths hard?
DepartmentsUndergraduate

Is Maths hard?

WhenImeet someone new atDurhamI’ll oftenget asked two questions…. “What college are you?”“Mildert”, I’ll reply“Cool. What do you study?”“Maths.”A look of horror will spread across their…
24 hours of fundraising football!
CollegesEventsSportStudent experience

24 hours of fundraising football!

This year, for the 5th year running, the men and women of Collingwood College AFC are back at it, another 24 hours of football to be played in support of Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (RSACC) for Darlington and Country Durham. We want to raise as much money as we can and we need YOUR support. When? This Friday…
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