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1 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20151 Introduction to Durham University Click to edit Master title style Introduction to Durham University

2 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20152 Introduction to Durham University Location Located in the North East of England – 3h direct by train from London Surrounded by beautiful countryside - North Yorkshire Moors, Lake District, Holy Island and Scotland Excellent road and rail links. Only 3 hours to London, 1 hour to York and 1 ½ hours to Edinburgh by train 30 min from Newcastle International Airport or Durham Tees Valley Airport. DURHAM

3 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20153 Introduction to Durham University About Durham University Birthplace of English Scholarship (Burial Place of Venerable Bede) UNESCO World Heritage Site Home of the Prince Bishops Third oldest English University (after Oxford and Cambridge)

4 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20154 Introduction to Durham University

5 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20155 Introduction to Durham University Leading modern Architecture

6 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20156 Introduction to Durham University Leader in Public Art

7 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20157 Introduction to Durham University About our University: Purpose Promote Academic freedom Cherish debate and ideas Value knowledge for its own sake Enable all to reach full potential Communicate knowledge Promote diversity Be a mutually sustaining community of academic and professional staff, students and visitors

8 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20158 Introduction to Durham University About our University: Excellence Top-5 UK University (top 3 full subject University) in UK League tables World Top-100 University (80th) World Top-50 for science and for arts and humanities World Top-50 for international outlook (33% of staff are non-UK in origin) 14 th in the world - Business school MBA (Wall St Journal) 20th in world for global employability 30 th in world and 3 rd in UK for research citations 1 st in Europe and 4 th in world for space science and astronomy

9 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/20159 Introduction to Durham University Profile 16,050 Total Student Population – 11,460 Undergraduate Students – 4,590 Postgraduate Students Top 3 for student entry requirements 98% completion rate - one of the highest completion rates of the UK The UK’s top team sport Universities

10 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University About our University: Strategy Research-led education Education of the individual A World University Community and Place Collegiate

11 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Three Faculties Humanities Classics and Ancient History English Studies History Modern Languages Philosophy Politics Theology and Religion Science Biological Sciences Chemistry Earth Sciences Engineering and Computing Sciences Mathematical Sciences Physics Psychology Social Sciences Anthropology Applied Social Sciences Archaeology Business and Economics Education Geography Health and Pharmacy Law

12 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Research Russell Group of Research Intensive universities Over 90% of staff undertaking international quality research All Departments in Top 10 in UK (Good university Guide) Geography, Earth Sciences, History, English, Physics in QS World Top rd in UK and 30 th in World for Research Citations Many Fellows of royal Society and Fellows of British Academy Global Partners: DONG, Procter and Gamble, KPMG; IBM

13 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Research Institutes 9 Research Institutes – Institute of Advanced Studies – Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies – Durham Energy Institute – Institute of Hazard and Risk Resilience – Biophysical Science Institute – Institute of Particle Physics Phenomenology – Institute of Computational Cosmology – Wolfson Research Institute – Public Health – Institute of Advanced Computing Inter disciplinary Addressing global issues

14 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University The Collegiate System Only the three ancient UK universities to feature a Collegiate system (Durham, Oxford, Cambridge,) Durham University is made up of 16 distinct colleges over 2 campuses where students live and socialise.

15 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Student Experience Distinctive collegiate experience: All first year students and 50% of total student population ‘live in’. Academic related activities and skills – sport, music, drama, volunteering Provide focus for student social life Self-governing communities High levels of satisfaction in student surveys, welfare support High quality networks for life Extremely loyal and successful alumni base

16 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Eminent Alumni and Friends

17 International Office Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master text styles – Second level Third level – Fourth level » Fifth level 30/04/ Introduction to Durham University Thank you


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