Working while studying 
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Working while studying 

I’ve always been attracted to the idea of earning my own pocket money before university, which was why I thought I’d try applying to a few jobs during my first and second years of university. I just love the feeling of being (somewhat) financially independent, treating myself to something nice or buying my parents gifts…
What happens when exams are over?
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What happens when exams are over?

Time to have fun The third term of university at Durham has a distinct split in two: the first part is filled with revision, exams and plenty of coffee, but the last three weeks change completely. Once the stress of exams has passed and people are released from their departments one of the best parts of the university year…
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…