We frequently hit the headlines for our world-leading research and events.
Our unique cultural attractions include Durham Castle, Botanic Garden, Palace Green Library, Oriental Museum and the Assembly Rooms Theatre.
You can enjoy a wide variety of performances and exhibitions, an extensive programme of public lectures and a whole host of in-person and online exhibitions and other activities. Whatever your interest, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Whitehead as the University’s new Director of Development and Alumni Engagement.
Reporting to Lucian Hudson, Director of Advancement, Marketing and Communications, Glen will lead our continued drive to engage global alumni audiences and secure philanthropic commitment in support of the University’s strategic aims. His focus will be to establish a comprehensive campaign linked to Durham’s bicentenary in 2032.
As Durham University’s professional concert series, Musicon’s aim is to bring top-class musical performance from across the world to Durham, engaging, delighting and inspiring audiences from both the university and city of Durham and beyond.
Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens is an independent charity set in a majestic estate of 500 acres, in the heart of the Durham countryside. It's well known for its exciting programme of events, exhibitions and collections each year.
The Institute of Advanced Studies Lecture Series is aimed at those involved in interdisciplinary research, or who wish to contribute to wider debates.
Contact our Communications team for any media enquiries, or other questions about our world-leading research.
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