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    Following the title, what is Durham university best known for?
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    (Original post by Safiya122)
    Following the title, what is Durham university best known for?
    In terms of degrees, I would have said History - at the least, I was particularly aware of it for its 'GCSE Nazi' reputation. I'd say it's fairly well known for history/classics/theology, probably emphasised by the cathedral and cobbled streets.

    In terms of the town itself, quite obviously the Cathedral - it's such a central part of everything, it's impossible to ignore. Any documentary, say, interviewing someone from Durham, will inevitably have a shot of the cathedral in it.

    The Student Union is known for having an absolutely bizarre building that looks like a bomb shelter.

    In geek circles, we've got the most successful Assassins society in the UK; possibly in the world.
 
 
 
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