Durham landlords make special offers to students as 1,300 beds remain on the market

A Palatinate investigation reveals that over 1300 rooms in 334 properties are still available in Durham for 2024/2025, with landlords offering students free Netflix, Deliveroo Gold and cash-back offers. This is a move away from previous years; at the end of January 2022, only 68 properties were still on the market.

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‘I have even considered elocution lessons’: Durham students describe pressure to modify regional accents

One student from the North-East told Palatinate: “I tend not to speak in lectures and have only recently begun to speak in seminars with a conscious effort to adapt my accent. I have even considered elocution lessons to fit in.”

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