Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Events

Get ready to Graduate!

Graduation teddy

Graduation is undoubtedly the pinnacle of your University career. It’s a busy day with lots going on, so here are some handy hints and tips to help you make the most of your big day. Who needs a ticket? Only your guests need a ticket each – Graduating students don’t. Where / when to collect tickets By now, you should have...

College Sports Day – Festival of Sport

College sport at Durham University is one of the largest intra-mural sports programmes in the UK, with over 550 teams competing regularly in over 60 leagues of 23 sports. The programme culminates each year in the Festival of Sport,  being held today at Maiden Castle sports complex. Annual sporting celebration  This annual event attracts over...

Register to Vote – General Election 2017

So Theresa May has called for a ‘snap’ General Election on 8 June 2017. While unexpected, I really believe that his election represents an immediate opportunity for students to have a say. There are certainly a lot of big ticket items for government at the moment! How the country is run, what BREXIT will look like and how public services for...

You shall go to the Ball!

Durham University Student Ball

This was most definitely a night to remember; the dynamic trio that is the Durham University French Society, Hispanic Society and Italian Society all collaborated and organised the most extravagant Ball especially for those of us studying Romance Languages. For those who don’t already know about Durham’s reputation for spectacular Balls, they...