Location, location, location
Durham CityStudent experience

Location, location, location

Moving to a new place can be a very daunting experience, but when you’re coming to a great place like Durham it makes things a little easier! Durham City is diverse in its range of opportunities, including cafés, shops and its own market hall by day, and a wide range of bars, restaurants and clubs during evening hours (in…
Durham by night
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Durham by night

Durham of course, in normal times (I’m talking pre-pandemic here) offers the opportunity for those legally aged to drink in bars and go to clubs in the city, but this blog is for those who are under 18, having a night off, or just don’t want to drink – there are plenty of other options available for you. Another…
Student food and fending for myself
Durham CityStudent experience

Student food and fending for myself

In my first year – like most students here at Durham – I was in catered accommodation. St. Mary’s is a fully catered college with its own kitchen and large dining hall, and it was there that I got most of my meals last year. This year is slightly different though, I have chosen to live out of college in a privately rented…
What I did last Thursday: online edition
Student experience

What I did last Thursday: online edition

It is always helpful to get an idea of what you could be doing in your day to day when starting something new. While what I tend to do varies week by week and day by day, there are some foundations that are generally the same, and make sure that I have a good balance between doing work and free time.  8am I…