What's it like sharing a college room?
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What's it like sharing a college room?

Hi everyone, I’m Rosie (the one on the right), and I’ve just finished my second term of sharing a college bedroom with my roommate, Lizzie. We were asked to write this blog to give people a better idea of what sharing a room is really like, and hopefully to put your mind at ease if you might be sharing too. I was…
What is a College Day?
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What is a College Day?

At Durham, each college has a unique heritage and many traditions that follow. One of the most exciting days to celebrate this heritage is College Day. This refers to a certain day in the year on which all members of the college celebrate and take part in various activities depending on which college they are from. I am a…
Fieldwork in Malta
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Fieldwork in Malta

Cover image – Fort Manoel on the left, with Sliema’s high rise buildings on the right – showing the impact of tourism in Malta Sometimes I joke with my friends that Durham is so small, you can “do it in a day.” Of course, it’s not true, and it’s far from the truth that Malta, roughly the size of ten Durhams…