A survey conducted by Palatinate has revealed that 21.4% of Durham participants have taken study drugs during their time at University.Read more
By Naomi Clarke and Jack Parker Palatinate and Purple Radio have interviewed all 5 candidates for the City of Durham constituency in the 2019 General Election. We asked each candidate the same key questions on local and national issues, asRead more
Last week Palatinate sat down with the Provost of Education, Alan Houston, and Joanne Race, Director of Human Resources, to discuss Durham University’s response to the strike action and their UCU members requests.
Following this, we took to the UCU picket lines to hear directly from the Durham academics of why they personally feel they must strike for their rights.
Amnesty International: “The university hasn’t being doing nearly enough when it comes to green policy and they should be, we are their students, we pay their fees”Read more
Kate McIntosh affirmed the primacy of this election for students, stating: “Undoubtedly, this election will decide what our futures look like.”Read more
UCU members are set to strike from Monday 25th November until Wednesday 4th December. This comes after two national legal disputes, one over pensions and the other over pay and working conditions.Read more
Durham University has affirmed that the majority of their students are from ‘the highest participating in higher education neighbourhoods’, on average 52-55% over the past five years, comparative to 5-7% coming from the Low Participation Neighbourhood groupRead more
The world’s largest fast-food giant said the relationship was consensual, but Mr Easterbrook had “violated company policy” and shown “poor judgement”.Read more
Durham students have raised over £7,500 after a 24-hour ‘ergathon’ fundraiser and crowdfunding campaign in honour of Durham student George Somerset.Read more
“We are all trying to reach the best of our potential, and as adults, we are entitled to do that in the way that we see as most beneficial – for some people it might be a triple shot latte on the way to the library, for others it’s taking a Modafinil when they feel their focus slipping.”Read more