Welcome Home!

We just wanted to say a big "WELCOME HOME!" to all Durham University Freshers arriving this weekend and also a warm "WELCOME BACK" to all returning students. 

We have been busy over the past few weeks, re-stocking our shops, preparing window displays, unpacking new stock, and getting ready to attend Freshers Fairs. 

We cant wait to meet you all!


Dont forget you can purchase Durham Univeristy merchandise, online here, at Waterstones Academic Bookshop, at Howlands Shop (based between Josephine Butler and Ustinov) and at Queens Shop.

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Posted On 26/09/2014
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Amelia's Internship - Going Live...


So, Monday morning is the day I go live in my job role.  All of this week has been easing me into my responsibilities, ready for next week.

I have been receiving orders from our online shop and sending them out all over the world. We had an order all the way from California and it got me dreaming of beaches and sun.

I have paid invoices for items ranging from Coca Cola cans for vending machines to Oriental art pieces for our shop at the Oriental Museum and cleaning products for our outlets.

I have also been on a course, outlining the financial system that the university uses. 

I have sent merchandise to other university departments and journaling the exchanges.

I have responded to what seems like hundreds of e-mails (probably only 30).

And today I had one of the strangest jobs I’ve been given.  I went along with one of the Event Durham Dynamic Diamonds (who organise all of the charity events within the office) and collected a huge bag of ice from Grey College.  This wasn’t to make our drinks cool on a warm day, it was for the ice bucket challenge to be done by George (from Event Durham), Phil and Phil (both ... read more

Posted On 12/09/2014
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