Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Student experience

My winter break in Durham

Spending Christmas and New Year’s in Durham wasn’t my first choice as I hoped to see my family,  but, what can one do when the prices of plane tickets home surge especially at this time of year? Luckily, many of my friends, mostly international, decided to stay behind as well, leading to us arranging many festive feasts and trips. Needless...

A night in the life of a Nightliner

It’s 8.30pm and I have just showered, got dressed, brushed my teeth and put on my shoes ready to head out. Friends are sitting in the corridor outside my room and I am sporting the latest trends; rolled up trackies, long socks and an oversized hoodie. On my shoulder is the most enormous weekend bag stuffed full with what seems like enough food...

Exploring your career options

At Durham University we have a range of local, national and international employers from many industries, including finance, law, science, technology and engineering coming here to our recruitment events. I recently attended some of these career events and thought I would give you some information about the different kinds available: