Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Sport

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...

BUCS Championship winning Women’s Lacrosse

Menna Rose, a second year from Hatfield College, has been playing lacrosse for 9 years, and now plays in Durham University Women’s 1st team. We asked her about what it’s like being involved in a sport in Durham, and why people should consider getting involved in lacrosse. How did you first get involved in lacrosse? It was one of the main...

The Palatinate Experience

It’s 6.30am on a Monday morning. November.  It’s pitch black outside, freezing, and the bin-men have hardly finished collecting the rubbish. You’re about to get a lift – if you’re very lucky – or perhaps even the X12 bus; if you’re a fresher, you’re probably walking under the streetlights, without a car in sight. You’re...

Societies at Durham: A Blog by Durham Students’ Union’s Activities Officer

University life is about much more than your studies and joining a society is a great way to get a good work-life balance. The Students’ Union has over 200 student groups that are open to everyone. With so many groups there is pretty much something for everyone, and if there isn’t, you can start your own society with support from the...