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Durham University

Durham University


Durham is a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – a university like no other.
Located in the beautiful and historic City of Durham, we are one of the oldest universities in the UK, yet have a modern and forward-thinking mind set.
Durham University is distinctive - a residential Collegiate University with long traditions and modern values. It seeks the highest distinction in research and scholarship and is committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. Durham’s research and scholarship affects every continent.

Durham is one of the world’s leading Universities as shown by our World Top 100 position in the QS World University Rankings 2021, where we are ranked 86th.
16 Durham subjects are in the World Top 100 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, including 8 in the World Top 50. Two of our subjects are in the World Top 10 - Archaeology (fourth) and Theology & Religion (fifth).

Your personal statement is a very important part of your UCAS university entry form; it’s where you show who you are and demonstrate that your skills, experience and aspirations are suited to the course. A group of experienced school counsellors will explain how to write a stand-out statement.
Lauren Scarratt, International Officer, University of Durham
Lauren Scarratt, International Officer, University of Durham
Hi, my name is Lauren and I’m the International Officer for Europe at Durham University. I studied classics initially. Before joining Durham I worked in the admissions offices of various Cambridge Colleges as the Outreach officer, and taught English in Japan for four years. Please feel free to get in touch!
Pamela O'Brien, British Council School Madrid
Pamela O'Brien, British Council School Madrid Pamela is Deputy Head, Pastoral at the British Council School. Before this role, she was Head of Secondary and previously to that Head of Early Years at the school. Her degree is in Mathematics and French and she holds a Higher Diploma in Education, an MBA and the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).
Participating Universities
Are you looking to deepen you knowledge of physics or looking to pursue a research career within a laboratory setting? Are you interested in furthering your understanding of astrophysics or condensed matter? Postgraduate Physics courses in the UK are flexible and give you the opportunity to tailor your course towards your individual career aspirations. This webinar will explore what a postgraduate Physics course in the UK could offer you.
Julia Pitchford
Julia Pitchford
International Recruitment Manager at University of Sheffield
Kate Brennan
Kate Brennan
International Recruitment Manager at Durham University
Dr Noelia Noël
Dr Noelia Noël
Lecturer in Astrophysics at the University of Surrey
The UK is ranked fifth in the world for innovation and we’ve pioneered all manner of engineering marvels. Whether you're interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in Civil Engineering, Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, you will learn under some of the best engineering brains in the world, in state-of-the-art learning environments and labs, while gaining transferable skills that can be adapted to all kinds of challenges and settings. Find out more about what the UK has to offer at this webinar.
Dr Daniel Bell
Dr Daniel Bell
Programme lead for PG Engineering at Oxford Brookes University
Lucy Hendry, Global Recruitment Officer, Oxford Brookes University
Lucy Hendry, Global Recruitment Officer, Oxford Brookes University
Lucy Hendry is a Global Recruitment Officer at Oxford Brookes University with a background in modern languages (BA hons French and Italian, University of Exeter). Lucy has worked in the international education sector for over 7 years, including teaching in Italy, work in the English language sector, international admissions and recruitment. She has been working in the global recruitment team at Oxford Brookes since 2018, taking responsibility for Europe and Turkey.
Emma Weeks
Emma Weeks
Emma is an International Market Development Manager at the University of Bristol, leading on student recruitment across Europe. She has worked at Bristol for over 20 years in a variety of roles involving marketing, recruitment, events, research administration, and student support, including 10 years based within the Faculty of Engineering. She is enthusiastic about all things Bristol and believes it is one of the best UK cities to live in, offering a vibrant and exciting student experience.
Peter Matthews
Peter Matthews
Associate Professor at Durham University


  • Accounting
  • Archaeology
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Sport and exercise science
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
  • Chemistry
Civil engineering
  • Civil engineering
Classical studies
  • Classical studies
Computer science
  • Computer science
Creative arts
  • Creative/imaginative writing
  • Economics
  • Academic studies in education
  • Teacher training
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • English literature
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Geology
Historical and philosophical studies
  • Archaeology
  • Heritage studies
  • History by area
  • History by period
  • History by topic
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and religious studies
  • Chinese studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Middle Eastern studies
  • Russian and East European studies
  • Spanish studies
  • Law
  • Marketing
Mathematical science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
Physical sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physical geographical sciences
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Social studies
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Human and social geography
  • Politics
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
  • Sport
  • Teaching
  • Theology


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