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Please visit this page regularly for the latest updates on important and current topics.

For all external enquiries, please contact the Durham University Communications Office on +44 (0)191 334 6075 or send us an email.
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Statement on Students Involved in the Adult Sex Industry training session

Durham University is a safe place to live, work and study, but we are determined to make it even more so. As a responsible University, we strive to ensure that students who may be vulnerable or at risk are protected and have access to the support to which they are entitled.

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Durham University comment on Palatinate story: Yorkshire County Cricket Club

The student newspaper, Palatinate carries a story (Wednesday 10 November) on recent issues at Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC), a complex and legal matter. The story has several inaccuracies which have been highlighted to Palatinate by the University.

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Freedom of Expression

Our Policy Statement and our Code of Practice on Freedom of Expression set out clear expectations and processes for activities affiliated to, funded by or branded as Durham University.

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Industrial Action

Visit our industrial action webpage to stay up to date with UCU member strike action.

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Our University community is based on respect and care for one another and for the local residents with whom we share our city. Occasionally we have to take action if individuals fall short of the values and behaviours we expect from a Durham student.

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The health, safety and wellbeing of our students is our first priority. We work with partners, including the police, council and health service, as well as student leaders, to help our students stay safe.

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