Durham University
Durham University
FACULTY
Multi faculty
CAMPUS
Mid/small city campus
RANKING
Top Tier
STATUS
COUNTRY
UK
FOUNDED
1832
STUDENTS
18000
FAMOUS ALUMNI
Former manager of BBC George Entwistle and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
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Among the older universities in the UK, Durham offers beautiful architecture in a quaint setting. The academics have an excellent reputation and the university is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK. Similar to Oxbridge, Durham is organised into separate Colleges, where students live and socialise (unlike Oxbridge however, teaching is not organised by Colleges but done in separate academic departments). The university tends to have a good cohort of international students. With historic facilities (the city contains over 630 listed buildings), and a commitment to preserving tradition, Durham University offers a truly Harry Potter-esque experience to its students. To boost the “university feel” and appeal of the school even further, the city is home to the Durham Regatta since 1834. It is the second oldest rowing competition in Britain and is often referred to as ‘the Henley of the North’. The university is among few (London-, Oxford- and Cambridge University) collegiate universities to have boat clubs at each respective college, which would explain the rowing craze at the school.
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Durham University
FACULTY
Multi faculty
CAMPUS
Mid/small city campus
RANKING
Top Tier
STATUS
COUNTRY
UK
FOUNDED
1832
STUDENTS
18000
FAMOUS ALUMNI
Former manager of BBC George Entwistle and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
WEBSITE


About
Among the older universities in the UK, Durham offers beautiful architecture in a quaint setting. The academics have an excellent reputation and the university is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the UK. Similar to Oxbridge, Durham is organised into separate Colleges, where students live and socialise (unlike Oxbridge however, teaching is not organised by Colleges but done in separate academic departments). The university tends to have a good cohort of international students. With historic facilities (the city contains over 630 listed buildings), and a commitment to preserving tradition, Durham University offers a truly Harry Potter-esque experience to its students. To boost the “university feel” and appeal of the school even further, the city is home to the Durham Regatta since 1834. It is the second oldest rowing competition in Britain and is often referred to as ‘the Henley of the North’. The university is among few (London-, Oxford- and Cambridge University) collegiate universities to have boat clubs at each respective college, which would explain the rowing craze at the school.
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