Durham University - Undergraduate : Student Life https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/ RSS feed for Undergraduate : Student Life en-gb Durham University https://www.dur.ac.uk/images/template/logounidurham-new.png https://www.dur.ac.uk Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:13:44 +0100 Being prepared to follow the butterfly If all of our visible routes forward are blocked, what opportunities could await if we are prepared to change course and follow the butterfly? When Beth Kempton, who is a graduate of BA Japanese and Management Studies here at Durham, entered lockdown, she hadn’t planned to write a book. Writing books, however, is the way she responds to things that “keep tugging at her sleeve”. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42412&itemno=42412 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42412&itemno=42412 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:13:44 +0100 Fitness Centre reopens to students Our Fitness Centre has reopened, having been closed during lockdown. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42403&itemno=42403 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42403&itemno=42403 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 11:49:58 +0100 What will 2020/21 look like? Alan takes your questions... As Covid-19 restrictions are gradually eased for Durham and North East England, we’re looking forward to welcoming students to Durham in September. We understand you will be keen to know what the academic year 2020/21 will look like, and how we’re working to keep you safe. Here our Vice-Provost (Education), Professor Alan Houston, answers some of your questions. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42390&itemno=42390 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42390&itemno=42390 Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:31:22 +0100 A hop, a skip, and a jump… and it’s 25 years later Today marks the 25th anniversary of Durham alumnus Jonathan Edwards’ world-record smashing triple jumps. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42352&itemno=42352 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42352&itemno=42352 Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:20:29 +0100 Global celebrations for graduates This week, thousands of our students around the world graduate and join our international alumni community, with degrees conferred viritually. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42337&itemno=42337 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42337&itemno=42337 Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:22:58 +0100 High level of Overall Satisfaction at Durham We're proud to have achieved an Overall Satisfaction score of 87.3% in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020, the highest level of Overall Satisfaction in both the Russell Group and amongst higher education institutions in the North East of England.  https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42258&itemno=42258 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42258&itemno=42258 Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:24:11 +0100 Diversity shines through student art The diversity that we love at Durham University is at the heart of a fantastic new online exhibition by some of our top student artists. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42219&itemno=42219 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42219&itemno=42219 Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:07:01 +0100 Athletes raise money for charity during lockdown As UK government restrictions brought an abrupt end to many sporting leagues and seasons, our student-athletes dealt with the challenges of lockdown in the most inspiring way.  https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42202&itemno=42202 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42202&itemno=42202 Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:28:25 +0100 England Hockey award for Durham Palatinate We are celebrating with Team Durham and Durham University Hockey Club after one of our students was named the Men’s Emerging Performance Player of the Year, at England Hockey’s online awards ceremony. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42109&itemno=42109 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42109&itemno=42109 Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:09:41 +0100 Awards honour best student volunteers Durham students both get a world-class education and have fantastic opportunities to develop their personal and leadership skills – including through our volunteering programmes. The best of this year’s student volunteering was honoured at our annual Volunteering Awards. https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42067&itemno=42067 https://www.dur.ac.uk/study/ug/?id=42067&itemno=42067 Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:37:38 +0100