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National spotlight for Durham's community sport programme

Our sports and wellbeing work with our local communities has been highlighted as an example of best practice among UK universities.
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Quadruple representation for Durham in Team GB hockey squad

Three Durham alumni and a graduating student have been selected for the men’s and women’s Team GB hockey squads ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics this summer.
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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.

Alumna to represent Great British rowing team at 2024 Paris Olympics

Alumna Lauren Irwin has been announced as part of Team GB’s 42-member rowing squad for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games this summer.

Celebrating Durham success stories, locally and globally

Durham students and graduates achieve great things – benefiting the world, and our locality. Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen O'Brien, explores our contribution locally and globally.
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A family affair: talking rugby with student Max Pepper

Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity undergraduate Max Pepper was part of the 23-player squad selected to face France Universities at Coventry Rugby Club on Saturday 4 May.
Undergraduate Max Pepper

Celebrating our work in our community

Durham is a world-leading university and proudly part of North East England. From inspiring learning to sharing our facilities, from driving economic growth to helping our region become more sustainable: we ensure that the benefits of a world-leading university are shared across our city, county and region.

Durham supports local football legend’s induction into Hall of Fame

Jack Greenwell was posthumously honoured by the National Football Museum at a celebratory evening hosted at St Mary’s College on Tuesday 16 April.

Durham undergraduate named in England Student rugby squad

Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity student Max Pepper is part of the 23-player squad selected to face France Universities at Coventry Rugby Club on Saturday 4 May.

Results 27.09.2023

Results from 27th of September 2023 BUCS Fixtures
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DURFC 150th Celebratory Dinner

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Durham University RFC.
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Durham University Student Athlete's Concur The International Sports Stage!

It is not just within British Universities and College Sport that Team Durham students shine bright! We are beyond thrilled to continuously attract elite sporting individual to Durham University. The students hard work and dedication both on and off the sports fields has been recognised on an international stage, with many students representing their countries during 2023 Summer period.
Three members of the 2022/23 Women's Lacrosse Team representing England U21's, Wales U21's, and Germany U21's at the U21 European Championships