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Opera star to perform with students at Durham Cathedral

Around 500 students and 17 different ensembles, including orchestras, choirs and bands, will take to the stage next month.

(14 May 2019) » More about Opera star to perform with students at Durham Cathedral


Month-long festival of theatre, music and art

June will be a packed month of theatre, music and art as the first Summer in the City Festival hits Durham.

(13 May 2019) » More about Month-long festival of theatre, music and art


Durham Theatre Success at the National Student Drama Festival.

Fourth Wall’s production of Gary Owen's 'Killology' was selected to perform at the National Student Drama Festival 2019, held in Leicester. Over 30 Durham students attended the festival, many were invited as Festival Company members by professional selectors watching Durham shows.

(25 Apr 2019) » More about Durham Theatre Success at the National Student Drama Festival.


Ellie Hizzett wins Coach of the Year Award

As Durham University Boat Club head into their Easter pre-season, we are delighted to announce that Fresher Rowing Coach, Ellie Hizzett has won the Coach of the Year award for Educational Development. Ellie, who learned of her award in December, was pitted against nominees from all over the country before picking up the award at a dedicated awards ceremony in Henley, held last month.

(17 Apr 2019) » More about Ellie Hizzett wins Coach of the Year Award


Women’s Rugby BUCS Championship Final - Durham vs Exeter

Durham University Women’s Rugby 1st XV came head to head last week with reigning Champions Exeter University in a battle to claim the BUCS National Championship title. Both teams had gone undefeated all year winning their respective North and South Premier Leagues and it was only yesterday’s final, played at Twickenham Stadium, that would separate them.

(15 Apr 2019) » More about Women’s Rugby BUCS Championship Final - Durham vs Exeter


DU Women’s Rugby face Exeter at Twickenham in BUCS final

Durham University Women’s Rugby 1st XV are striving to be the only undefeated team this season by overthrowing the reigning champions Exeter and claiming the BUCS National Champions title. With both teams well into their winning streak, who will succeed when it really counts?

(5 Apr 2019) » More about DU Women’s Rugby face Exeter at Twickenham in BUCS final


Durham’s Social Entrepreneurs reach National Competition

Enactus Durham has been successful at the regional Enactus competition, and has qualified for the National Competition which will take place on 8-9 April in London.

(3 Apr 2019) » More about Durham’s Social Entrepreneurs reach National Competition


Student Entrepreneurs show they mean business

A prize fund of £5,000 was at stake for the finalists of the Blueprint StartUp Challenge who competed on 21 March at the Marriott Hotel in front of a panel of business experts.

(3 Apr 2019) » More about Student Entrepreneurs show they mean business


Computing students help local charities

Computer Science students have been using their new skills to help local charities.

(2 Apr 2019) » More about Computing students help local charities


Team Durham bring home 5 Gold medals

Team Durham had a fantastic day at the British University College Sport (BUCS) Finals, winning a grand total of 5 medals out of 10 finals played on the day, finishing 3rd in the medals table.

(26 Mar 2019) » More about Team Durham bring home 5 Gold medals