Sep 7 2011

A History Of Durham City

The City of Durham is famous for its cathedral and the University of Durham and its colleges, but the impressive city seen today, with its narrow alley ways and steep hills, started more humbly, with evidence of settlement on the peninsula suggesting Durham was inhabited as early as 2000BCE. A more permanent settlement seemed to… Read more »

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Sep 7 2011

A History of Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral, a magnificent building with roots in Saxon times, is home to the fourth most powerful position in the Church of England, the Bishop of Durham. The tower of the cathedral, at a height of just under 200ft (about 65 metres), looms over the city of Durham and the castle, which is a UNESCO… Read more »

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Aug 1 2011

Durham University Degree Classifications

Especially for Durham freshers, the Durham University degree classification system can be baffling, which is why Durham Uni Students has created this guide to degree classifications. Degree classifications are split in to three tiers: First class: 1 Upper second class: 2:1 Lower second class: 2:2 Third class 1 – First class degree classification A first… Read more »

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