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Post-offer Visit Day

Welcome to Geography

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our offer holders, and look forward to welcoming you to the Geography department. On our visit day we will be giving you a taste of what it would be like to study here and the opportunities that will be available to you. You will get to meet staff and students, and to ask any questions that you have about our department and programmes.

About Durham Geography

When you study at Durham Geography you join a world leading programme. Our staff research pressing social, political and environmental challenges and our vibrant student community joins them. We offer BA and BSc degrees that you tailor to your interests and career goals. Our graduates work where they can make a difference; from environmental policy and climate science to urban planning, energy, tourism, and local development.

More information

Schedule for the day

Congratulations on your offer for Durham! Please find your schedule for the department here.
Students outside the Palatine Centre

Information for guests

Welcome! We hope you have a wonderful visit to our campus and community. Please find information about joining Open Days in Geography here.
Students enjoying the Botanic Garden at cafe benches


Wednesday 15 February, Tuesday 21 March, Wednesday 22 March 2023


Time Activity
13:30 Introduction to the Geography Department and our degree programmes. (Geography, West Building Room 103)


Rotation around four academic taster sessions  
16:00-16:30 Discussion of geography careers, our year-abroad programme and placement year options. Final Q&A. (Geography, West Building Room 103) 
16:30 End of Post-offer Visit Day.


Information for guests

Guests are invited to join the introductory session (West Building Room 103 at 13:30) and the final Q&A session (West Building Room 103 at 16:00). Due to room capacities, we are unable to accommodate guests during the taster sessions.

While you wait, there is time to explore campus, to stroll through our lovely, 10-hectare Botanic garden, or to relax with tea or coffee provided in the Manley Room (upstairs in the Institute for Hazard, Risk and Resilience, which is adjacent to the West Building).