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Essay Writing
DepartmentsUndergraduate

Essay Writing

One of the most frequently asked questions by Freshers (and, indeed, a query often shared by finalists) is…well, what does my department want from me? You’ve escaped the world of decodable mark-schemes. A simple inclusion of a key word no longer garners easy points. Rather, it all sounds a bit…wishy-washy. Essays are…
A Week of (student-friendly) Winter Warmers
Student experience

A Week of (student-friendly) Winter Warmers

See the alliteration in the title? That’s just the kind of cheesiness we can get away with now that the grounds are laden with frost (at least in Durham, anyway), there’s a whisper of carols in the air, and festivities are creeping in around every corner. Our society is selling tickets for our annual Christmas Meal at the…
Saving Lives is Not a Crime
EventsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Saving Lives is Not a Crime

Sarah Mardini was undoubtedly the highlight of the 2019 Amnesty International UK student conference that took place in London on 2-3 November. The conference was incredibly diverse and eye-opening, gathering an array of young activists from universities countrywide, with some international guests too. But the spotlight could not…
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