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A New Partner: Durham University


A new partner: Durham University

AQTD is delighted to offer students placement services at Durham University who shares and promotes  a strong international perspective. Durham University is distinctive – a residential collegiate university with long traditions and modern values.

A  truly world-class university with a long history of welcoming students and academics from all over the globe. Many collaborative partnerships with international universities allow the sharing of knowledge and promotion  of  inter-cultural learning, ensuring that graduates are in high demand on the global stage.

Founded in 1832, Durham University is England’s third oldest university after Oxford and Cambridge. Durham University is distinctive – a Collegiate University with ancient traditions and modern values.

  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group
  • Ranked 5th in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2016)
  • World Top 100 University (QS World Rankings 2015)
  • World Top 50 for employer reputation.

Over 4,500 international students from 156 countries choose to make Durham their home, so whatever you choose to study you’ll be more than welcome.


You will be living in either Durham City or at Queen’s Campus, Stockton depending on where your course is based. Wherever you are, you will enjoy a fantastic student lifestyle, in lively surroundings and with a superb choice of events and entertainment.


When you study at Durham University you will have access to an education led by world-leading experts, in award-winning study facilities, with extensive collections of books and learning resources to support your studies. Whether you wish to study in arts and humanities, the sciences, or social sciences or health, Durham University has 25 departments and over 200 undergraduate degree programmes for you to choose from.

Seeking the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. The research and scholarship affect every continent. An international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world. Durham promotes individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish.

“Durham, I have come to realise, has a capacity to astound out of all proportion to its size.

I don’t know any place that manages to be more intimate and infinite at once.”

-Bill Bryson, international author and former Chancellor of Durham University