Durham University is distinctive. We seek to achieve the highest distinction in scholarship and research which makes a real difference to mankind. We are equally committed to excellence in education and the transmission of knowledge. But it is much more than that. The World Heritage Site at the heart of our University has been a centre of scholarship for over 1000 years. Our students come from all walks of life and from over 120 countries to experience a truly rounded education.
Our 16 distinctive colleges, ancient and modern, are residential communities of scholars - undergraduates, postgraduates and staff - which instil in our students a sense of community, leadership, social responsibility and the opportunity to explore their passion to make a difference in whatever sphere of life they choose.
Durham University offers its students a challenging and rewarding education through its ethos of research-led teaching combined with opportunities for personal development. W (more ... )