Find out what life is really like at Durham University

CareersFeaturedSocietiesStudent experience

Working for PalTV

After an unfulfilling first year under the pandemic, I was compelled to get involved with as many things as possible in my second – perhaps to make up for the lost time. Having been keeping up with the student newspaper Palatinate and occasionally penning articles for them, I noticed that they had branched out to another form of media…
Working for PalTV
CareersFeaturedSocietiesStudent experience

Working for PalTV

After an unfulfilling first year under the pandemic, I was compelled to get involved with as many things as possible in my second – perhaps to make up for the lost time. Having been keeping up with the student newspaper Palatinate and occasionally penning articles for them, I noticed that they had branched out to another…
The realities of my student diet
Student experienceUndergraduate

The realities of my student diet

Students (read: financially challenged young people) are infamous for not prioritising their health when they move away from home for the first time. When taking into account reading lists, and parties, and societies, and parties, and sports, and parties, and sleeping; there’s rarely enough time in the day to concoct and truly…
Getting Busy in Bishop: a student’s thoughts on the Durham University excavations in Bishop Auckland 2022
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Getting Busy in Bishop: a student’s thoughts on the Durham University excavations in Bishop Auckland 2022

While preparing to write this blogpost, I researched quotes about digging holes to best summarise my experience working as an archaeologist, a job which requires finding where a hole needs to expertly be dug and all artefacts and features carefully recorded. Instead, I stumbled across the quote by Mr. Will Rogers, American actor…