Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Student experience

Exploring Durham Castle

Durham Castle

For the last two years I have been exploring Durham Castle. In 2015 I was awarded the University College Durham Trust Scholarship which gave me the opportunity to work as a volunteer, assisting the curator with the collections whilst undertaking an MA in Museum and Artefact Studies, all kindly funded by the Durham Castle Trust. I am now nearly at...

What does Mildert mean?

Van Mildert College

My decision to go to Durham, and specifically to Van Mildert College, was made during a summer school I went on in 2011. Everyone was immediately so friendly, and so passionate about their university that it was instantly infectious, so by the end of the week, I couldn’t imagine finishing my education anywhere else. Wouldn’t change a...