Who are we?

Founded in 1948, Palatinate is Durham University’s student newspaper and the winner of the SPA’s Best Student Publication in 2021. We are a trusted source of student and local news with over 100,000 monthly views on our website, and a fortnightly print circulation of 2,000. Our articles reach virtually all Durham students, and have been linked in national titles such as the Guardian, the Times and the Daily Telegraph.

We have a strong online presence with 7,000 likes on Facebook, 6,400 followers on Twitter, and over 6,000 on Instagram. Our website has 40,000 individual visitors per month. Meanwhile, our print editions are distributed across the University campus, including libraries and accommodation buildings, and across Durham City. 

Our multi-platform approach helps brands engage with students in print, online, and through social media.

Get in Touch

We can help you increase brand awareness and engagement by specifically targeting students. 

For enquiries and any other information on how Palatinate can help you reach Durham students, please email our Advertising Officers on