Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Events

Why PRIDE Matters

This year, Hatfield College JCR, has tried to combat apathy regarding LGBTQ+ concerns by creating a PRIDE week specifically designed to get Allies informed and involved in the LGBTQ+ community. We’ve created a new page, ‘Hatfield Circle of Pride’, which references Hatfield’s mascot, the lion, inferring that Hatfield’s LGBTQ+ community...

The Durham Regatta

  The Durham Regatta was first held in 1834 making it the second oldest regatta in the country (the oldest being Chester Regatta). Durham Regatta,  developed from the annual procession of boats originally assembled in 1815 to celebrate the victory at Waterloo.  Rowing as well as generous vast quantities of food and drink have remained...

De-stress with SCA’s Wellbeing Programme

Hi my name’s Neha and I am the 2016/17 President of SCA Volunteering. I’m a second year studying Anthropology at Grey College and in my free time I love nothing more than to play some tennis, lacrosse and of course, get stuck in with Student  Community Action (SCA) the student-led, student run volunteering group and all the marvellous work...

Durham Energy Institute – Renewable Energy event

In the space of four hours, I walked out of St Chad’s college on the historic Durham peninsula, and stumbled into the brightly lit glass reception of the Shard, the tallest building in London. With a sense of nervous excitement, I collected an official Dunelm visitor’s badge, and took an elevator to reach the 15th floor. Upon entering...