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Now that you have completed your studies you are part of a global and lifelong network of over 200,000 Durham graduates.

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Whether you’re looking for careers and networking advice, further study, personal development or, just for fun, we have a range of exclusive alumni benefits.
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We're a thriving global and inclusive community of over 200,000. Our common bond is our lifetime relationship with Durham and each other.
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I fully believe that inspiring people to do outstanding things here at Durham enables Durham people to do outstanding things in the world. Make your relationship with Durham a lifelong one. Stay connected, stay engaged with each other and with us, and help us all to be the best we can be.

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Durham University alumni and supporters take up seats in UK Houses of Parliament

Durham University alumni and supporters will help to shape the future of UK politics following the country’s recent General Election.
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6,000 students celebrate graduation at Summer Congregation

Almost 6,000 Durham University students have celebrated their graduation, in a week of ceremonies marking our Summer Congregation 2024.
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His Majesty The King’s Birthday Honours 2024

On the announcement of The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024, we would like to congratulate and celebrate the fantastic achievements of the alumni, staff, students and friends who have been honoured.
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Music graduate enthralls audiences at Durham Cathedral

Alumna Mathilde Brun (Music, University College, 2019-22) captivated audiences with her accomplished operatic singing at the annual student-led summer performance at Durham Cathedral.

Alumnus Jeremiah Thoronka makes Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Innovator and Founder of Optim Energy, Jeremiah Thoronka has been featured in Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list for his success and impact in the Climate Change and Sustainability (Social Impact) sector.
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Inspirational figures honoured by Durham University

Inspirational figures from the worlds of human rights, education, media, conservation and business have been honoured by Durham University.
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6,000 students celebrate graduation at Summer Congregation

Almost 6,000 Durham University students have celebrated their graduation, in a week of ceremonies marking our Summer Congregation 2024.
Students in robe at the Cloisters

Inspirational figures honoured by Durham University

Inspirational figures from the worlds of human rights, education, media, conservation and business have been honoured by Durham University.
A montage of six headshot photographs of men and women looking at the camera.

Alumnus Jeremiah Thoronka makes Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list

Innovator and Founder of Optim Energy, Jeremiah Thoronka has been featured in Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list for his success and impact in the Climate Change and Sustainability (Social Impact) sector.
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Record-breaking season for sport at Durham

Our student sports clubs have achieved an all-time record for the University by winning 13 BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) national championships this season.

Upcoming events

Singapore Alumni Gathering

Saturday 20 July 2024 - Saturday 20 July 2024
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Mac's Bar 4 Fusionopolis Wy #01-14 Kinesis Singapore 138635
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Alumni and friends reception in Jakarta

Sunday 21 July 2024 - Sunday 21 July 2024
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Venue: TBC
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Summer Course on International Arbitration 2024

Monday 22 July 2024 - Friday 26 July 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Durham Law School, Palatine Centre, Durham
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North East Alumni Chapter Summer Social

Sunday 28 July 2024 - Sunday 28 July 2024
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Head of Steam pub 3 Reform Place North Road Durham DH1 4RZ
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University student
Everything I have learnt at Durham stays with me and continues to inspire me. I am constantly taking cues from my experience at Durham to navigate my current decisions.

Megha Bengani
Law LLB, Trevelyan College, 2018

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Durham is a university like no other. We have more than 200,000 alumni, all proud of their Durham experience, and all keen to stay in touch. 

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World Top 100 ranked joint 89th in the QS World University Rankings 2025
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