We take our duties as a centre of learning, neighbour and employer seriously, and strive to make a positive impact in the world.
Enhancing Biodiversity at Durham
Durham University is situated within a highly biodiverse environment. Discover more about how we are intending on measuring, maintaining and enhancing biodiversity across our 251ha of land at Durham.
Hedgehog Friendly Campus
Did you know we're a Hedgehog Friendly Campus? We successfully gained the Silver Accreditation from the Hedgehog Preservation Society for the Academic Year 2021/22 - an amazing achievement - especially under lockdown. We are now working on attaining the Gold award.
Are you curious to find out more?
We invite you to read our brochure which provides a flavour of some of the key biodiversity attributes of the University Estate, and types of work we will undertake over the next decade to ensure the University-managed land around Durham remains in a healthy state for biodiversity.