Find out what life is really like at Durham University

Amie Kirby
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Amie Kirby

I’m a third-year Archaeology student and I’m particularly passionate about museum and gallery spaces, next year I hope to study an MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies. I’ve been the Art Representative for my college Trevelyan’s JCR for the past year, and since October I’ve been dipping my toes into the world of art…
Inspiring women leaders of the future
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Inspiring women leaders of the future

As students we are taught that at the end of the day it is just a desk, a pen and an exam paper which comes between us and our dream job. We learn to work independently. This is the opposite of a working environment, where you are a cog in the wider machinery of the company. University is, indeed, a bubble. Learning to…
Aleksandra Kozlo
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Aleksandra Kozlo

My name is Aleksandra, I am a second year law student and aspiring Barrister from Stephenson College. I have been part of the Leadership Academy since the beginning of this year. My extra curriculars and interests include: Founding Law Society and Debate Society at Stephenson College, volunteer at local Durham schools teaching…
Part-time jobs at Durham University
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Part-time jobs at Durham University

One of the things I value about Durham is that there is such an emphasis on balancing the many things that university students may be juggling: degree work, socialising, exercise (optional, but ideal), me-time, and the bit I want to talk about in this blog – part-time work. Of course, taking on a job alongside your degree…
Part time jobs at Durham Uni
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Part time jobs at Durham Uni

Hello everyone As a prospective student applying to universities I was really unsure what sort of part-time jobs would be on offer and how common it would be to have a part-time job at uni. Because of this, I really wanted to share with you my experience and that of a few other students to show you what working part-time at…
Matthew McCullough
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Matthew McCullough

I read music at Durham University on a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, with a Choral Scholarship at Durham Cathedral and graduated in July 2019 with First Class Honours. I’m now studying for a Masters in Musicology while I also sing as a Lay Clerk at Newcastle Cathedral, work as a freelance conductor, accompanist and…