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Results day - the start of my Durham journey

Thinking back to results day In a couple of days, thousands more students will be receiving their results – and even in a normal academic cycle, there are many mixed emotions. Thinking back, that day for myself and everyone going on in my year was both exciting and uncertain, with a fair amount of anxiousness thrown in the mix. It’s a…
My year abroad experience
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My year abroad experience

Unsure at the start Even once I had confirmed my place to study Modern Languages at Durham, I really had no idea whether or not I wanted to study Modern Languages or whether I wanted to study at Durham at all. But after just finishing my final year at university and graduating with a degree in Spanish and Arabic, I can tell…
Working abroad
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Working abroad

Planning your vacation period can mean weighing up an endless list of opportunities all offering great experiences in a variety of different domains. The hard part really comes when narrowing down exactly what you want to do and, more importantly, where. Working abroad is an appealing option for those of us excited to escape…
Durham University Brass Band's annual Composition Competition returns for another year!
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Durham University Brass Band's annual Composition Competition returns for another year!

I love being part of dubb Durham University Brass Band (dubb) was the first society I joined as a fresher, as I was looking for a way to continue playing my cornet at university but in a different type of ensemble to the ones that I had performed in at school. Brass Band appealed to me as a high-standard non-auditioned group…