Work is set to begin at the University campus site at Upper Mountjoy in early November, with the new building ready for use in the academic year 2020/21.
Durham Constabulary was called to the river around 10:50am after rowers reported seeing a body in the water below Prebends Bridge.
The colleges will be constructed at Mount Oswald, on the site of a former golf course on South Road, and are due to open for use in 2020.
Only 33% of respondents agreed that Durham Students’ Union effectively represents students’ academic interests.
The Butterfly Room, a boutique cocktail bar, will be in the former Loveshack premises, in the Walkergate complex.
Students in the Law and Business departments will no longer face 8am lectures for the 2018/19 academic year, the University has confirmed.
The strategy promises to ensure the University demonstrates their continuing commitment to tackling sexual violence and measuring student confidence in their work.