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Postgraduate Discover Durham Tours

Discover Durham Tours are a great way to explore the University campus and our beautiful city.

Book below to find out more about living in and being part of one of our 17 colleges. Our staff will welcome you and take you on a tour of their college, answering any questions you may have. Our amazing postgraduate student ambassadors will then take you on a tour of the University campus and city, giving you the opportunity to further discuss student life at Durham.
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Students talking at St. Mary's College

Booking is Essential

The event as a whole is expected to last between 2 - 2.5 hours. It will involve quite a lot of walking, so please wear comfortable footwear. Durham is a hilly city so please be aware of this when booking.

The tours will start at the respective college; all details will be in your confirmation email once you have booked. 

Available tours

Day Date College


9 July 2024

St John's


15 July 2024

Josephine Butler

Monday 22 July 2024 University College
Tuesday 30 July 2024 Ustinov


If you have any mobility or accessibility requirements, please complete this section on the booking form and we will work to make all adjustments that we can.

Please note: These tours will not include indoor tours of department buildings or meeting academic staff.