Accommodation fees, divestment and college bars; we asked the VC what you wanted to know.Read more
Palatinate investigate reports of a deep divide within DUS, centred around Godfrey Bloom’s eleventh visit to the Union Society last week and an exclusive real of a shamefully racist and sexist debate held by DUS officersRead more
The City Safety Group has announced a series major changes to Durham’s riverside – including improved fencing and lighting – in a bid to improve safetyRead more
We recently asked students what they thought of the National Union of Students (NUS) and whether it was still relevant to university life.Read more
Palatinate recently found out that:
(i) Over 3,000 individuals have donated gifts to Durham University over the last year, accumulating a sum of over £1,000,000.
(ii) The total amount of money collected from library fines among the University’s library service has fallen over the last three academic years from over £150,000 in 2012/13 to just over £80,000 in the current academic year.
(iii) The number of disciplinary cases at the University has remained low over the last four years.
Stuart Swift, a second year at Van Mildert College, has helped raise £5,700 through the #beinstrumental campaign after attending Azeem Ward’s flute recital in California last week.Read more
Trevelyan College’s rugby and football teams will undergo 200 hours of community service, following bad behaviour at the Sportsman’s Ball last term.Read more
Here’s what John Leathley, UKIP PPC and Durham student, had to say about journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Green Party leader Natalie Bennett…Read more
Durham Students’ Union have voted to campaign for fairer college accommodation, including calling for the University to freeze all accommodation fees for two years.Read more
A pilot project has been launched in Durham City across a range of bars and clubs, which will use breathalysers on anyone believed to be intoxicated upon entry.Read more