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Now that you have completed your studies you are part of a global and lifelong network of over 200,000 Durham graduates.

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We're a thriving global and inclusive community of over 200,000. Our common bond is our lifetime relationship with Durham and each other.
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Professor Karen O’Brien
Vice-Chancellor and Warden

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His Majesty The King’s New Year Honours 2024

On the announcement of The King’s New Year Honours List 2024, we would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and celebrate the fantastic achievements of the alumni, staff, students and friends who have been honoured.
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Welcome back to our Golden Anniversary graduates

As part of our Winter Congregation, it was a great pleasure to be joined by some of our alumni to celebrate 50 years since their own graduation.
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Indonesian Ambassador to the UK leads delegation to meet Durham’s Vice-Chancellor and Warden

Durham alumnus and Indonesian Ambassador to the UK, Dr Desra Percaya, led a delegation to Durham University this week.
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Gabby Logan meets our Vice-Chancellor and Warden

The greatest advocates for a Durham education are our global alumni community. Their experiences help us to frame our vision for the future and our understanding of what makes Durham really special.
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Celebrating all things Durham at the House of Lords

The 2023 reunion of the Dunelm Society took place at the House of Lords on November 16 and was a glittering celebration of all things Durham.
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Durham Alumna Tasha Stones reaches the semi-final on The Great British Bake Off

The 14th series of the Great British Bake Off has reached the semi-final stage, and alumna Tasha Stones has left the tent. Her journey on the show was one filled with courage, creativity and some fabulous bakes. Our congratulations go to Tasha on reaching the semi-final!
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We’re top 20 in the world for sustainability

We’ve been named one of the best universities in the world for sustainability.
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Durham wins Nature Positive Award at the 2023 Green Gown Awards

We have been recognised in the Nature Positive category at the 2023 Green Gown Awards for our Biodiversity Strategy. Congratulations to all involved!
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Our Maths and Computer Science graduates are ready for the AI challenge

In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, future university graduates must harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to thrive in their respective fields.
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Teaching excellence endorsement in National Student Survey

Students’ positive experiences of teaching, learning and academic support at Durham University are reflected in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
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Upcoming events

Finance Alumni Online Event with Special Guest Speaker Hu Yuqing

Wednesday 28 February 2024 - Wednesday 28 February 2024
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Zoom
Hu Yuqing Event Poster

Developing a high-performance mindset

Thursday 29 February 2024 - Thursday 29 February 2024
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Zoom
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Alumni Gathering in Taiwan

Friday 1 March 2024 - Friday 1 March 2024
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Herban Kitchen and Bar, No. 27號, Lane 101, Section 4, Zhongxiao E Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

These Things Shall Be: Ailsa Dixon

Wednesday 6 March 2024 - Wednesday 6 March 2024
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Elvet Hill Road, Durham, DH1 3LR
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University student
Everything I have learnt at Durham stays with me and continues to inspire me. I am constantly taking cues from my experience at Durham to navigate my current decisions.

Megha Bengani
Law LLB, Trevelyan College, 2018

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About Us

Durham is a university like no other. We have more than 200,000 alumni, all proud of their Durham experience, and all keen to stay in touch. 

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World Top 100 ranked 78th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
Sports University of the Year The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
12 Subjects in the World Top 50 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
Over 330 undergraduate and postgraduate courses