A cute, cozy city, Durham can appeal to all- the culturally inclined (with an eclectic mix of local restaurants, cafes, and of course the cathedral), the sporting inclined (with acres of sports fields and facilities), and night owls (the clubbing scene is a true experience, with no night complete without a trip to the infamous Klute).

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Study in Durham

The historic city of Durham is set in the North East of England and is where you will find Durham University.

 

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Durham University

Durham University is a collegiate community with nearly 20,000 students enrolled in a unique and historic setting. It roots date back to 1832 making it one of the oldest universities in England. It has a particular focus on research and its reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Durham Student Life

In this beautiful city, students are well provided for. It is small but busy enough; a friendly place that has all the facilities you would expect from a thriving city.

Cost of Living

Living costs tend to be a bit cheaper in the North of England compared to the rest. It’s worth doing some research and this page on Durham University’s website is a good place to start.

Accommodation costs

Student accommodation costs range from £120 - £284 per week; the average is £179 per week.

Compare the average elsewhere: Manchester: £171/week, Birmingham: £173/week, London: £287/week.

(prices are for all purpose-built student accommodation (both private and university-owned) over the last 12 months, as listed on StudentCrowd)

The average price for:

A cheap meal at a restaurant: £12
A pint of beer: £3
A regular takeout coffee: £2.72
1L of milk: £0.82
A loaf of white bread: £0.83

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It's very small so there's no need for public transport as you can walk everywhere!

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Shopping

Durham is well catered for when it comes to shopping. You’ll find big high street names such as H&M, Next, New Look and Jack Wills, to name a few. There are also a lot of independent places and a vibrant indoor market, perfect for picking up bargains and groceries whilst supporting local traders.

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Durham Dales

This area of the North Pennines is known for its amazing views and is a great place for stretching your legs and getting some fresh air. Try and find High Force, the highest unbroken waterfall in England with a 20 metre straight drop.

 

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Newcastle

Take a day trip to Newcastle. It's just 15 minutes on the train and costs less than a fiver if you book in advance. Check out all that Newcastle has to offer from museums and galleries to shopping and restaurants. Make it an overnight stay and experience one of the best nightlife spots in the UK.  

 

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Durham Heritage Coast

From Sunderland to Hartlepool, the Durham Heritage Coast is one of the most beautiful coastlines in England. There’s a coastal path that runs along most of it, with dramatic views looking out across the North Sea. 

 

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Durham Cathedral

Durham is best known for the history, so you can't miss the infamous cathedral! On a sunny day, why not tour the cathedral with your mates. 

 

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Edinburgh

In less than 2 hours on a train you can be in Edinburgh. Explore the magnificent historical landmarks in the city, check out their superb shopping and make the most of the fantastic pubs and restaurants. Of course, there is the Fringe Festival that takes place in August which is worth coming back to uni early for.

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St Giles Studios 4.87 /5

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Everything about this accommodation is excellent. The staff are really nice and friendly, they help me with any problem, even before I came to Durham....

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St John's College 4.56 /5

A more relaxed college with less drinking which suits me. People are very welcoming and friendly! The cleaners and catering staff are interesting and ...

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On the expensive side for the rooms you get, but it is fully catered and the social experience is very good....

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Duresme Court 4.49 /5

Living here is literally the best!! All the staff are really amazing, they make you feel at home straight away and you can always go to them for any p...

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Ernest Place 4.47 /5

loved staying in Ernest place, staff are friendly and helpful and the place is continent with a gym, study spaces, laundry and more. right next to you...

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Stephenson College 4.3 /5

Rooms are lovely with ensuite and the kitchen is very spacious. Stephenson central has great facilities like pool, table tennis and darts...

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Dun Holm House 4.29 /5

I have stayed at Dun Holm House for a 7 week tenancy. I have loved my time here. The accommodation has been perfect and the staff have gone above and ...

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15th May 2022

Durham is the per...

Durham is the perfect little cute town. Except the castle/cathédrale, pubs, night clubs and restaurant, there is anything. I personally liked it. The town is really well deserved by bus/train tho! I have been able to go everywheee in the UK (except Ireland ofc) by the railway and it’s quite cheap (especially when you have the Railcard) read more

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4th May 2022

Although it is no...

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3rd May 2022

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28th April 2022

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26th April 2022

Durham is a great...

Durham is a great place to live. Everyone here is friendly and there are people who compliment you on how you dress. They are generous with praise. read more

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25th April 2022

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13th March 2022

Durham is lovely...

Durham is lovely little city. Supermarket shops are only small ones in the city centre unless you want to drive or catch a bus to bigger superstores for better prices and more variety of options. Clothes shopping is hard with many shops closing down but it has plenty of restaurants with a wide variety to pick from. There are plenty of pubs/bars to enjoy a night out but is often quite busy with long wait times due to the amount of students trying to order. Great city with amazing views and walks. read more

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17th February 2022

Its a good enviro...

Its a good environment. It's a very calm town with lots of social spaces. There are so many places to chill. read more

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17th February 2022

It is nice and co...

It is nice and comfortable. Everything you need is close by and everyone is friendly and approachable as well. It is a community of helpers and Givers who make you feel welcomed irrespective of cultural diversity. read more

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16th February 2022

Durham is overall...

Durham is overall a very nice place to live, there're plenty of cafes, restaurants, pubs etc, word of mouth says the night life is quite decent too. It can be a little bit busy during the day in the market square when everyone is going to and from lessons but generally it's not too bad read more

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16th February 2022

All a bit more ex...

All a bit more expensive then the general north east and eateries are quite boujee read more

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14th February 2022

small and quiet c...

small and quiet city with beautiful views read more

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14th February 2022

Ok so housing is...

Ok so housing is mad expensive. The big shops are a trek away but you can get the bus. Love the nights out and lots of restaurants read more

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14th February 2022

A quiet city and...

A quiet city and little to do, great if you like peaceful places read more

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1st February 2022

Very nice city, q...

Very nice city, quaint and small, yet has a lot for students to do read more

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1st February 2022

Very good shoppin...

Very good shopping spots nearby with alot of convenience stores read more

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21st January 2022

A friendly town w...

A friendly town with many convenient shopping places read more

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1st January 2022

Compared to the S...

Compared to the South East England/London the cost of living is always going to be good but public transport is a couple of pounds a day and because you actually walk everywhere, that saves a lot of money. My rent for a two bed (1single 1 double) terraced house with a spacious lounge/ kitchen in the viaduct area is £120 per person per week plus electricity, water and wifi. I would say that price is average. A 10 minute, £5 return train to Newcastle is always an option if you need to do a big clothes/tech shop but there are some lovely places in Durham for more unique items. read more

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1st December 2021

Buses are a bit u...

Buses are a bit unreliable but you can go anywhere for £1 for the day. Cafes are good but expect to queue for the good ones. Can be a bit expensive to eat out but great customer service and usually a student discount. read more

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1st December 2021

It’s beautiful bu...

It’s beautiful but it’s not so convient read more

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30th November 2021

it near to the ce...

it near to the center of Stockton and yoi can easy to get the things you needed read more

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29th November 2021

Great town to liv...

Great town to live in. Quiet, safe and lovely views. read more

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26th November 2021

It’s all fairly g...

It’s all fairly good so can’t complain read more

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24th November 2021

Very warm and lov...

Very warm and lovely people, many natural and parks within walking distance, perfect for students read more

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28th October 2021

The city is small...

The city is small but very safe and good for studying. read more

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27th October 2021

I seldom take pub...

I seldom take public transport. read more

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27th October 2021

Haven't been arou...

Haven't been around much, so its hard to say read more

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16th October 2021

The public transp...

The public transport is useful. All areas around are well connected. Would like it if there were increased night services. read more

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15th October 2021

Not the most conv...

Not the most convenient town but still has everything you need. It’s also 12 minutes away from Newcastle by train so no problem. read more

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3rd August 2021

It is a lovely ci...

It is a lovely city, yet, it is expensive. read more

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30th July 2021

Durham is a small...

Durham is a small town, it is a perfect student town with a huge cafe culture, and the university being the main part of the city. Although there is not much shopping to do, big cities like Newcastle or York are just a short train ride away! It is perfect in a sense that the city u live in, will really help you concentrate on your studies as well as helping you be a part of a large academic community. read more

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30th July 2021

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Public transport can be faster but everything else is great read more

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29th July 2021

No cheap stores l...

No cheap stores like Aldi and Lidl, just tesco express. Me no likey. read more

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29th July 2021

Great place to li...

Great place to live! Had much fun read more

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29th July 2021

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There are a train station in a walking distance which nice read more

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17th July 2021

I love Durham cit...

I love Durham city and all its public footpaths! Love the cathedral and Castle. Every piece of it! read more

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7th July 2021

Chinese take away...

Chinese take away is really expensive!! read more

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member1260808
7th July 2021

Durham is a very...

Durham is a very peaceful town and good for studying. However, the public transport is not so convenient and the life here tend to be a bit flat. read more

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7th July 2021

Love Durham count...

Love Durham county very nice view with historical buildings. read more

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18th June 2021

Durham is a small...

Durham is a small town, and it has its own benefits. I love staying there and experience a town-life. But there isn’t much to do or shop read more

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14th June 2021

The cost of livin...

The cost of living is pretty low comparing to other cities. Overall, it helps you save lots of money. read more

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13th June 2021

Durham is a beaut...

Durham is a beautiful city, with a historical background ( cathedral, castle). That’s a lovely place for students who enjoy walking and running read more

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7th June 2021

Durham is a very...

Durham is a very small, but equally beautiful town. read more

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7th June 2021

small, clean, and...

small, clean, and comfortable town read more

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3rd June 2021

Durham is a quite...

Durham is a quite small place which is very good and healthy environment for studying. It is very close (12 minutes by train) to Newcastle which is a big city that can be an entertainment option for a lot of students. read more

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3rd June 2021

Relatively small,...

Relatively small, easy to live a distance away, bad traffic though. read more

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3rd June 2021

Relatively cheap...

Relatively cheap to live. Small town, so limited shopping options. Surprising choice and quality when it comes to nights out. read more

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3rd June 2021

Somewhat pricy an...

Somewhat pricy and there is not much to do but Newcastle is nearby. Transport is not the best either read more

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2nd June 2021

The scenery is gr...

The scenery is great and the town is small and delicate read more

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1st June 2021

Will miss it here...

Will miss it here, excellent place to live read more

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1st June 2021

Durham is a nice...

Durham is a nice little town. Because of the covid, it is difficult to give a review on the quality of life, as all shops and restaurants have been closed for most of the year. The food was quite affordable, and the town is nice to walk around in . read more

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21st May 2021

A convenient plac...

A convenient place to live with everything within walking distance. A beautiful town. Quite high cost of living for the quality of housing however. read more

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21st May 2021

Durham is incredi...

Durham is incredibly expensive living-wise and the public transportation is really, really bad. On the other hand, restaurants and pubs are quite nice, although the real interesting nightlife is in Newcastle. It’s a nice city to study in though. read more

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17th May 2021

Durham is cheaper...

Durham is cheaper than most major cities, which is great for students. read more

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13th May 2021

Beautiful town, n...

Beautiful town, nice place to study. read more

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12th May 2021

Durham is a good...

Durham is a good place to live and study. Local amenities are enough. The river walks and the countryside walks around the city are enjoyable. read more

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11th May 2021

Lovely little tow...

Lovely little town for studying and living. Especially good for people who love their quiet and relaxing times. Got a few pretty parks and lovely little shopping streets. Near Newcastle where you can get most thing you want. read more

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30th April 2021

I didn’t get much...

I didn’t get much opportunities to go out due to COVID read more

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26th April 2021

I stay right in t...

I stay right in the middle of Durham city at dunholm house accommodation and the life here is really good. It’s quite scenic with little pubs around every corner read more

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22nd April 2021

Not a big city, B...

Not a big city, But it is ok if you don't need a modern lifestyle. It is relatively safe, and this is why I like this city. read more

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21st April 2021

Everything goes r...

Everything goes right after lockdown read more

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20th April 2021

Small town with r...

Small town with rich history, Durham cathedral and castle is beautiful, ppl are all nice and friendly here. read more

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19th April 2021

It is a small tow...

It is a small town. Because of the lockdown, there is nothing much to say. read more

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13th April 2021

Beautiful city, h...

Beautiful city, hardly any shops read more

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6th April 2021

Durham has nice p...

Durham has nice places to go but the bus system is subpar read more

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19th March 2021

Beautiful town, a...

Beautiful town, although not a lot to do. Nights out are small scale things but college bars definitely help with that. read more

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19th March 2021

there are fewer p...

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22nd February 2021

lovely place to d...

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25th January 2021

go elsewhere this...

go elsewhere this uni is shitttttttttttt read more

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8th December 2020

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7th December 2020

Amazing city but...

Amazing city but experience ruined by tyrannical government, feels like being in East Berlin read more

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3rd December 2020

this place is ver...

this place is very nice and silence read more

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3rd December 2020

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Located at place which nothing is nearby read more

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3rd December 2020

It is very conven...

It is very convenient when I need to go shopping and the transport is convenient read more

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24th November 2020

I live just outsi...

I live just outside the main city, yet the area is still very friendly, safe and convenient. It's very easy to find great food of all types. Public transport here connects to every place students would want to visit. read more

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18th November 2020

Amazing and peace...

Amazing and peaceful city. So many places to visit and eat in! read more

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18th November 2020

All round good ci...

All round good city to live in (Nights out and public transport not applicable to me currently) read more

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17th November 2020

Lovely town. Allo...

Lovely town. Allow you to focus on the study. Not boring anymore with cinema and sports centre. read more

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member950542
17th August 2020

Beautiful area wi...

Beautiful area with stunning views. Cheap accommodation up north, though some overpriced student housing. A range of restaurants though no MacDonald’s. read more

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19th July 2020

The city is expen...

The city is expensive and beautiful read more

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2nd June 2020

The scenery in du...

The scenery in durham is so beautiful that I enjoy it every day. Prices are not high. Shopping or eating in restaurants is affordable. The transportation is convenient and more cost-effective for students. read more

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22nd May 2020

City looks nice,...

City looks nice, but too small for me read more

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20th May 2020

Durham City is a...

Durham City is a lovely city. It is not large but it almost provides everything you want, even though the shops in the city centre are not big too. The living cost is relatively lower than in other cities. The bus routines cover every conner. read more

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19th May 2020

The Durham bubble...

The Durham bubble truly does exist. There is an entrenched divide between locals and students which is highly uncomfortable and the university is doing nothing to address it. read more

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17th May 2020

A lovely place to...

A lovely place to live. You really feel that it is a student city. Really positive read more

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member1148297
15th May 2020

Very lovely small...

Very lovely small town, nice and quiet. It is not suitable if you want a very lively city to live in, but a wonderful place if you like somewhere quiet and beautiful. read more

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14th May 2020

Public transport...

Public transport is completely affordable. Also if you don't like big cities it's perfect. read more

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20th April 2020

The cost of livin...

The cost of living is extortionate. Living in a house after first year is very over priced, paying up to £140 a week for a single room. The standard of housing is also very bad but rent is very expensive. Transport links are great, and the bus is £1 all day. Nights out are standard, but the city has a great vibe, especially with the college bars. read more

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18th April 2020

Lots of nice rest...

Lots of nice restaurants. Clubs close early though read more

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8th April 2020

Nice small city,...

Nice small city, not many shops read more

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7th April 2020

Awful night out,...

Awful night out, better off goin mewcastle read more

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6th April 2020

Rarely need publi...

Rarely need public transport as everything is so central. Durham is a smaller city which has enough shops for me, but not enough for others and they get an 8 minute train to Newcastle. read more

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5th March 2020

Really cute town,...

Really cute town, nice cathedral read more

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member746263
2nd March 2020

Really nice area,...

Really nice area, if you want a cheap house though you need to act fast. There are very few and the cost is rising. Most houses will start at 90 pppw I managed to get mine for 85. read more

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member644778
13th January 2020

It is a typical E...

It is a typical English city, i am not too sure what else to compare it to. read more

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11th December 2019

Nice town - bit q...

Nice town - bit quiet and small for a university city. read more

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8th December 2019

As you would expe...

As you would expect when living in a city, the cost of living is a little higher but its not too noticeable. There are loads of fantastic places to eat out with lots of very easily accessible transport links. There are some good options when it comes to nights out (especially bars). However as Durham can be a quiet city, if you would rather a more wild night out, it is very easy to get to Newcastle (a larger city with more nightlife very close by). Both Durham and Newcastle have student nights every week which makes nights out a little more affordable too. read more

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5th December 2019

I prefer to go to...

I prefer to go to Newcastle for shopping read more

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5th December 2019

Durham is a small...

Durham is a small city; everything is convenient but does not have many choices in terms of shopping. Also, a little bit expensive. read more

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5th December 2019

the town is can b...

the town is can be very peaceful but little place to shop read more

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5th December 2019

Durham is more su...

Durham is more suitable for study, shopping and entertainment is not much, and the cost is relatively low, but the transportation is convenient, so it is not inconvenient to go to other places read more

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5th December 2019

It’s near superma...

It’s near supermarkets in the city center. It’s convenient for me to live read more

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5th December 2019

Great town for st...

Great town for studying !!!!!!! read more

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5th December 2019

There are a lot o...

There are a lot of different countries’ cuisines, this place is really beautiful and there is railway station and bus Station read more

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member1044251
5th December 2019

Dun Holm House is...

Dun Holm House is near to the train station. I often go to Newcastle for eating, playing and shopping. Quiet convenient. read more

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5th December 2019

This is a quite a...

This is a quite and tranquil town. Good for study and good for life read more

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member1344023
26th November 2019

very expensive st...

very expensive student housing, and well below good standard, students expected to live in inadequate accommodation, it is a big problem in Durham. Lots of takeaway places but many have poor food hygiene, and are overpriced. Hard to find somewhere offering nice food, reasonably priced, that is not a chain. A few standard nightclubs and pubs but a divide between locals and students haunts. A shopping centre, but for a better experience you would likely need to go to Newcastle or Sunderland. I only go into Durham for basics/top up shop, not to browse. Buses are fairly regular but it depends which route. read more

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26th November 2019

Not many shops bu...

Not many shops but enough for daily life! read more

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member944006
25th November 2019

Bus can be very d...

Bus can be very delay. No place to shop. However it’s peaceful overall. read more

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member443505
12th November 2019

Very small with l...

Very small with little to do after the first few weeks. Large food shops are a bus journey away from the centre, with the smaller food shops in the centre being very busy at all times. Rent is very expensive for poor housing. Shopping is okay in the centre, but the larger shopping areas are a bus journey away. read more

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11th November 2019

Pretty standard f...

Pretty standard for a student town read more

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member443347
9th November 2019

The small town is...

The small town is quiet and peaceful. read more

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8th November 2019

Public transport...

Public transport is slow and sometimes late but it is cheap. read more

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8th November 2019

I believe that IC...

I believe that ICC, Durham is an ideal place — with the right expertise, guidance, resource and environment — for me to pursue PhD research read more

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8th November 2019

Durham is a good...

Durham is a good little city, a blend of modern and old. It’s small and there’s some shopping, but if you really want good shopping you can just pop on the train 10 min north to Newcastle. Stores and restaurants close early sometimes but there’s usually at least a few things open if you’re hungry late at night. read more

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member443316
8th November 2019

Durham is a small...

Durham is a small town. most of time , people can go anywhere by walk. The bus is hard to wait and usually delay. read more

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member1043309
8th November 2019

A beautiful place...

A beautiful place, with a lovely river which makes you relax and helps to focus your thoughts on something else than the dooming deadlines. A bit expensive but it is worth it after all when you think of what a unique experience you get. read more

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8th November 2019

Great place, tons...

Great place, tons of nature and DOGS! People are generally quite nice and a variety of shops. Public transport is available at a not too bad price plus there is a taxi service and a train station right in town so that's always a plus, but generallly if you're a student you can just walk to all the places you need to at most with 30 mins of walking max. read more

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8th November 2019

Everything is goo...

Everything is good apart from the Bus service. There are 3 (or more?) different bus companies all running at their own times and never where you need them to be... read more

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8th November 2019

Durham the beauti...

Durham the beautiful piece of nature and you can see more than that. read more

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8th November 2019

Very convenient f...

Very convenient for daily supplies read more

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member443299
8th November 2019

Great town, altho...

Great town, although bus transport is very limited. read more

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abiril
29th June 2018

Great connections...

Great connections to Newcastle for all your shopping and going out needs. A small but nice selection of clubs and loads of very cheap college bars. Very expensive housing, cheap food. read more

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member1110371
5th July 2015

rubbish for shopp...

rubbish for shopping klute is the best read more

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5th July 2015

Nights out a bit...

Nights out a bit dull at times, only because durham is a rather small town read more

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5th July 2015

A cute, cozy city...

A cute, cozy city, Durham can appeal to all- the culturally inclined (with an eclectic mix of local restaurants, cafes, and of course the cathedral), the sporting inclined (with acres of sports fields and facilities), and night owls (the clubbing scene is a true experience, with no night complete without a trip to the infamous Klute). read more

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5th July 2015

Pints are £1.60 a...

Pints are £1.60 and Klute has the quaddie. Need I say more? read more

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4th July 2015

It's very small s...

It's very small so there's no need for public transport as you can walk everywhere! As it's small there's not a lot of choice of clubs, the bars are good though and very reasonable in price. read more

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4th July 2015

Cheap city with l...

Cheap city with lots of possibilities read more

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4th July 2015

Small town with a...

Small town with a lot packed in read more

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4th July 2015

Durham is costly....

Durham is costly. Like anywhere, there are properties and places to eat that cost less than the average, but the average rent is above £100p/w... Not receiving the financial help that London students receive, it proved to be a tight three years. However, this is one of the most beautiful places I've been lucky enough to experience. Walk in any direction and beautiful woodland, hills, and the river Wear shape the land... and your life. Durham is a very spiritual place, and I've not identified any close substitutes having shared the experience with friends from elsewhere. Public transport is inessential, as the walk from one side of the city to the other can easily take 15-20 minutes walk. There are buses going anywhere you might like to go in the area, as well as a free bus to Stockton campus. Nights out are mixed: opt for the student bars and clubs, or go for the local pub scene. The two mix in the large clubs: Lloyd's and Loveshack. Shopping has only the essentials-Newcastle is best. read more

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4th July 2015

Some great nights...

Some great nights out in Klute... Many places to eat and as it's northern, nice and cheap! read more

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4th July 2015

Everything is wal...

Everything is walkable, town is beautiful , great nights out , great restaurants read more

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3rd July 2015

Small town with l...

Small town with lots of cafes and restaurants read more

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30th June 2015

Small and sometim...

Small and sometimes limiting, but a beautiful city. read more

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