Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Undergraduate

A day in the life of a Liberal Arts student

As the degree title suggests, daily life as a Liberal Arts student is varied and engaging- no day is ever the same. I chose to study for a Liberal Arts degree in order that I may be permitted a greater amount of flexibility and personal choice when it came to choosing modules- what’s not to love? The programme essentially allows you to design...

Summer in Durham……..1956

Summer in Durham…..how could I forget? Thursday 28 June 1956 was Graduation Day in the Great Hall of Durham Castle, Sir James Duff presiding.  Photographs on the ‘hallowed turf’ of Palace Green , ‘Keep of the Grass’ enforced by the University Police, who would have been overrun by new Grads and families! On the following...