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Second UK triumph for Northern Lights

Durham’s a cappella group, Northern Lights, have won their second successive UK ICCA (International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella) Finals in Wimbledon on Saturday 30 March 2024. As a result, they will compete at their second World University Finals in New York on Saturday 27 April.
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Join us for Durham City Run Festival 2024

Durham alumni are eligible to claim a special discount for this year’s Durham City Run Festival.

Durham alumni shine as winners and finalists in the Study UK Awards 2024

Two Durham alumni have won awards in Study UK Alumni Awards in their countries, with a further five alumni reaching the finals in their categories.
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Alumnus Callum Elson to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Athlete Callum Elson (History, Collingwood College, 2017-20) has been selected for Team GB & NI for the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow at the start of March.
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From ‘The BIG Durham Talent Show’ to Netflix blockbuster – alumna Ambika Mod is ‘one to watch’!

Alumna Ambika Mod (English Literature, St Mary's College, 2014-17) is currently starring in the recently released Netflix series 'One Day’ and has been named by a national UK magazine as a 'woman to watch' in 2024. She has received extensive media coverage, including prime time UK TV chat shows.
Ambika Mod in Durham Revue

Meet the Durham alumna who first broke the Post Office accounting story and exposed a huge miscarriage of justice

The prosecution of 983 UK Post Office workers accused of financial crimes due to faulty accounting software represents the biggest single series of wrongful convictions in British legal history, according to the UK's CCRC (Criminal Cases Review Commission). And Durham alumna Rebecca Thomson was at the forefront of exposing it.
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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.
Class of 50 - alumni in Cathedral