A year in Esports at Durham University
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A year in Esports at Durham University

The university esports scene is thriving, and at Durham University Esports and Gaming (DUEG), so are we! A successful year DUEG has seen its best year yet in terms of performance, placing 4th in the British University Esports Championship and seeing strong results across the board. From incredible team showings such as our…
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…
The Durham dictionary
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The Durham dictionary

When I was applying to university, I realised there was a whole world of vocabulary I just didn’t understand. I’d be sitting in university talks, with new words being thrown at me left, right and centre. Suddenly, everyone expects you to know and understand terms such as lecture, seminar, halls, credits and so on. Then you…