Durham University offers you a unique opportunity to experience the history, tradition and quality of one of the oldest and highest ranking universities in England. Located in the small and ancient City of Durham in the heart of North East England you will have the opportunity to experience life in a traditional British University. We know studying abroad is an opportunity to develop skills that today’s employers seek. It is a way to prepare and distinguish oneself in an increasingly competitive market place; illuminating new paths and ideas along the way.
Since its foundation in 1832 Durham University has flourished and cemented a place of distinction both nationally and internationally. Durham City has captured the admiration of writers and artists for centuries, and as the only university in England to occupy a World Heritage Site (Durham Cathedral and Castle), it continues to capture the attention of travellers from all over the world. Durham University is England’s third oldest university, founded after Oxford and Cambridge, and one of the UK’s leading research institutions.As Durham University is one of the top 100 universities in the world, Durham lecturers and tutors are acknowledged experts and leaders in their field. Regardless of your major, you will be taught by some of the leading minds in the world.
Like Oxford and Cambridge, Durham University is a collegiate University. Every student at Durham University can choose a College to belong to, and there are 16 Colleges to choose from. Although the Colleges are purely residential facilities and not used for teaching, they are more than just a place to eat and sleep. Styles of College range from the brand-new state of the art, to traditional historic buildings such as Durham Castle!
Durham students are very involved in life outside of their academic studies. More than 85% of Durham students take part in sport - one of the highest rates in the country. Whether you want to compete for the University, or just have some fun, you’ll find yourself meeting more people than you can keep track of and enjoying the offerings of a top UK sporting university.
Durham University offers you a unique opportunity to experience the history, tradition and quality of one of the oldest and highest ranking universities in England. Located in the small and ancient City of Durham in the heart of North East…