Durham University Student Blogs

Category - Undergraduate

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...

Get ready to Graduate!

Graduation teddy

Graduation is undoubtedly the pinnacle of your University career. It’s a busy day with lots going on, so here are some handy hints and tips to help you make the most of your big day. Who needs a ticket? Only your guests need a ticket each – Graduating students don’t. Where / when to collect tickets By now, you should have...

Making the most of your Easter break.

After unarguably one of the hardest terms, the Easter holidays are welcomed with open arms. After all those summatives, you certainly deserve (and need!) this month off, so make the most of it! Here are some hints and tips of things you can do before leaving Durham for Easter, as well as how to make the most of your break and prepare for...