About Durham University
Durham University is distinctive - a Collegiate University with ancient traditions and modern values. We seek to achieve the highest distinction in research and scholarship which make a real difference to societies world-wide. We are equally committed to excellence in all aspects of learning, education and the transmission of knowledge.
But, Durham University is much more than that. The World Heritage Site at the heart of our University has been a leading centre of scholarship for over 1000 years. We are proud to be home to staff and students who reflect the values and ambitions of every from culture around the world. We value a rounded education for those students with the greatest potential and motivation - tomorrow's leaders - and through our distinctive College communities instil in our students a sense of community, leadership, social responsibility and the opportunity to explore their passion to make a difference in whatever sphere of life they choose.