Durham University is a public research university located in Durham, the North East of England, with another campus located in nearby Stockton-on-Tees.
It was created by an Act of Parliament in 1833 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837.
When you go to join Durham University you will be joining a top 100 Uni in the whole world , and will have access to research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in state of the art facilities.
The strength of our superior academic excellence is always reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework exam results, which is a compulsory national exercise to determine what the quality of research in UK universities. REF 2014 identified world-leading research in every Durham University subject.
During your time at Durham, you won’t be taught by any one old teachers/lecturers but by world-leading academics who are acknowledged as experts in their respective fields and who are at the forefront of developments in their specific subject area. Have a peek here
This is demonstrated not only through the our research and teachings that they undertake, but also by the whole world who want their expertise.
The student Experience
There are unbelievable amount of opportunities and activities for students to get involved in.
Durham University currently has:
- Over 250 different clubs and groups to join
- Over 550 sports teams across 20 different sports
- Around 700 student theatre members
- Well over a 1,000 student volunteers working on 60 projects each year in the Durham local community
Durham is a truly remarkable university steeped with history of welcoming students from all around the world . More here
Our many collaborative partnerships with universities across the globe allow us to help and share knowledge and promote international learning , ensuring that our Students will be high in demand on the worldwide stage.
Durham University is the 3rd oldest university after the extremely famous Oxford and Cambridge. They carry ancient and modern values