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Day in the Life of a 3rd Year Maths Trainee

As a mathematics student, people often assume that my day is completely full of contact hours – and, to be fair, in the first and second year it was! But, as I’ve moved into the third year, my contact hours have really dropped, meaning I’ve had to learn how to manage my own time effectively.…

Essay Composing

One of the most frequently asked questions by Freshers (and, indeed, a query often shared by finalists) is…well, what does my department want from me? You’ve escaped the world of decodable mark-schemes. A simple inclusion of a key word no longer garners easy points. Rather, it all sounds a bit…wishy-washy. Essays are particularly slippery beasts.…

A Group Durham Student-Athlete Experience

I have currently been in Durham for 8 weeks; preseason, freshers and half of the first academic term are now behind me and it has flown by! It’s been a very hectic start to University life, and I’d like to share how everything is going with you. Preseason Preseason was the best way to start…

Conserving Lives is Not a Criminal Activity

Sarah Mardini was undoubtedly the highlight of the 2019 Amnesty International UK student conference that took place in London on 2-3 November. The conference was incredibly diverse and eye-opening, gathering an array of young activists from universities countrywide, with some international guests too. But the spotlight could not be contested, it went to Sarah Mardini,…

The Amnesty International 2019 Trainee Conference

The Human Rights Centre, in Shoreditch, London, is not a space of sorrow, but one of creation, activism and young people. We felt this the moment the team of Amnesty International Durham walked through the doors. The colourful art, motivational quotes on the walls and positive ambience in the building would sink into your pores…

Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism 2020

Deadline: December 6, 2019 Applications for the 2020 Mamman Marshal Scholarship for Women in Journalism are now open. The scholarship award is specifically to support female students of Journalism or Mass communications in three universities across Nigeria. The scholarship was instituted in 2017 to celebrate a man, who against the grain of his time educated…

Durham University … of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

Cover photo credit lillyrose92 Reaching the end of the first week of term is always a good feeling, but nothing quite beats spending Friday afternoon standing in the Great Hall of Durham Castle, wearing my gown, and helping a new cohort of students to be sorted into their houses. If like me you’re a bit…

FALSE:: MISTAKE: UNSUPPORTED ENCODING

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Should I remain or should I go?

And no, this isn’t an article about The Clash (or Brexit) The cover shot was taken at Yangshuo, China. The idea of living a year away from home can be daunting, almost as daunting as knowing you’ll come back to Durham as a fourth year, to find many people you knew have graduated. Can the adventures…

FALSE:: MISTAKE: UNSUPPORTED ENCODING

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