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Vice-Chancellor’s visit to emlyon business school reiterates Durham’s commitment to Europe

On 26 October 2023, our Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Professor Karen O’Brien, visited Paris as Durham University continues to strengthen further its engagement with leading European institutions.
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Payday loan stigma affects borrowers’ wellbeing and stops them from getting support

The stigma around payday loans can have significant negative mental, emotional and social effects on borrowers, leading them to conceal the use of such services, preventing them from accessing vital support and resources.
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MBA Mentor of the Year 2023

Each year, alongside their programme, our Durham MBA (Full-time) students are offered the support of a mentor to help them navigate the demands of MBA study and prepare for the transition to the workplace. Each year the students can nominate their mentor for Mentor of the Year.
Photo of Nabil Parkar MBA Mentor of the Year 2023

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” - leadership in disruptive times

People that experience frequent disruptive events are much more likely to become aware of their own leader identity, according to new research.
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