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The Durham Uni Students website attracts hundreds of visits per day, mixed between visitors reading our articles for students and our substantial business directory of student-friendly businesses in Durham City and the surrounding areas.

Readership

Our readership fluctuates throughout the year, with freshers week being one of the most popular times for our website.

Popular advertising packages and rates

Some of our pricing for advertising is listed below. We also offer mentions on our social networks service, giving you the ability to have your message reach our ~3000+ social media followers. Please contact us to discuss pricing packages.

£15 per month £40 per month £60 per month
Social media A welcome Tweet and Facebook message on our popular Twitter and Facebook accounts with over 3000 followers/likes
Upgraded profile listing A detailed directory profile which can include images, links to your website, Twitter and Facebook accounts, and information on your business.

Upgraded business listings do not display adverts except in the header of the website.

Advertising Advertising on all free directory listings for your business category (e.g., bars) Advertising on all free directory listings for your business category (e.g., bars), and our homepage
Featured spot ‘Featured business’ spot for one calendar month on your business category’s landing page (subject to availability; first come, first served.) ‘Featured business’ spot for one calendar month on our homepage (subject to availability; first come, first served.)

We offer a 20% discount if you pay for 6 months of advertising in advance.

All advertising options

Option Description Monthly cost
Homepage header 728 x 90 pixel banner image on our homepage header (above our logo). £45
Global header 728 x 90 pixel banner image in the header (above our logo) on all pages except our homepage £60
Global sidebar 300 x 250 pixel image in the sidebar on all pages except our homepage. This is displayed below other sidebar advertisements (e.g., on bar listings) £60
Homepage sidebar 300 x 250 pixel image in the sidebar on our homepage £25
Global directory sidebar 300 x 250 pixel image in the sidebar on all of our directory pages, except paid/featured listings. £50
Category-based directory sidebar 300 x 250 pixel image in the sidebar of your chosen category (e.g., bars or pubs). Displayed above other sidebar advertisements, and on other listings in this category, except paid/featured listings. £50
Homepage website takeover Background image takeover of our website design supported by either a global sidebar or global header banner, for maximum impact. £250

We offer a 20% discount if you pay for 6 months of advertising in advance.

Mobile displaying of advertisements

Due to the mobile-friendly nature of the website to allow us to better cater to our visitors, advertisements may be resized and positioned for some browsers.

Prices exclude VAT at the current prevailing rate, and advertisements are subject to our advertisers’ terms and conditions. We can also create highly customised advertising packages for your needs; please email us at hello@durhamstudent.co.uk for more information.