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National Interfaith Week - Jewish Society
EventsSocietiesStudent experience

National Interfaith Week - Jewish Society

Iz Tarsh is the current President of Jewish Society, having been Vice President last year. Growing up she engaged with many different levels of Orthodoxy within Judaism, eventually settling in at a Reform synagogue in London. There she taught at religion school, took on volunteering, and engaged in a programme for creation of…
Day in the Life of a Theology Postgraduate
DepartmentsPostgraduate

Day in the Life of a Theology Postgraduate

Early Start I wake up at around 6.45 am (if I’m succeeding at being very keen) to start getting ready for the day. I get up that early because I’ve got four kids, and usually at least two, the youngest two, are just getting up as I’m packing my things to leave for the University. I’ll feed the kids that…
My experience as a Marketing Intern
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

My experience as a Marketing Intern

Applying With graduation on the horizon, I spent much of my second year hurriedly searching for a summer internship in order to gain real-life work experience and give my CV some much-needed heft. Luckily, through Durham’s Careers & Enterprise Centre, I was able to secure a 7-week stint in the marketing department of…
Ace the Internship Application Season
CareersStudent experienceUndergraduate

Ace the Internship Application Season

The season for applying to internships and graduate roles has started and many firms have already opened their doors for potential interns. It has not been long since I came out of this phase of making applications for Spring Internships (see What are Spring Insights and how to Prepare for them ) and Summer Internships so I have…
Bringing Light to Lectures: Encore Student Project
Departments

Bringing Light to Lectures: Encore Student Project

Anyone who has found themselves in a lecture theatre of late will have noticed a new gadget on the scene: the Encore Indicator Light. Boasting a trio of coloured lights and a button almost asking to be pressed, it acts as the front line and control system for lecture recordings throughout the University. We would like to give…
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