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These include our work to create a culture of respect at Durham where everyone can flourish, scholarships for international students, and engagement with worldwide campaigns.
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QS World Rankings By Subject 2024

The QS World Rankings assessed over 19,100 subjects globally, with 10 of our subjects ranked in the global top 50.
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QS World University Rankings 2025

We've been ranked 78th in the QS World University Rankings, once again affirming our world-leading status.
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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

We’re one of the world’s leading universities for addressing the most pressing environmental, social and governance challenges society faces today.
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International Scholarships

We're delighted to be offering a range of International Scholarships to students. Prepare to achieve something extraordinary.
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Humanitarian Crises and Conflicts

We are an international University providing support where people have been affected by humanitarian crises and conflicts across the globe.
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Enhancing Biodiversity

We take our duties as a centre of learning, neighbour and employer seriously, and strive to make a positive impact in the world. Read our Biodiversity Strategy.
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What We Achieve Together

In 2022, we commissioned an independent report to establish just how the University contributes to the economic, cultural and social vibrancy of North East England.

Global Impact

We conduct innovative and impactful research to transform lives and make a difference, globally and locally: research to empower and inspire.
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Research to Empower and Inspire

We are a globally outstanding centre of teaching, learning and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, in a unique and historic setting.
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Year of Elections Hub

As a global university, our research informs and shapes policy, transforming lives for the better, locally, nationally and globally.
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A record year for sport at Durham

Our sports clubs have achieved an all-time University record, and four alumni and a graduating student have been named in Team GB ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics.
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Sir Harry Evans Memorial Fund

Inspiring the great journalistic minds and leaders of tomorrow.

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News and social media

Check out our news and events pages or follow us on social media to stay up to date with our campaigns.

Highlights

  • Latest news

    We frequently hit the headlines for our world-leading research and events. Our research spans the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities in subjects from astronomy and cosmology to education, energy to landslides, music to theology and religion.
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  • Upcoming 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 exhibitions and other activities.
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Latest news

We frequently hit the headlines for our world-leading research and events. Our research spans the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities in subjects from astronomy and cosmology to education, energy to landslides, music to theology and religion.
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Upcoming 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 exhibitions and other activities.
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