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Dunelm is the name of the University's alumni community. It comes from Dunelmensis, the Latin word for 'of or from Durham' and is the name of your degree.


Durham Inspired:
Live in Lockdown

Academic insights, career resources and a global support network – Durham’s new virtual events series is here to help our community during Covid-19 and beyond.

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Atlanta Dunelm Day

Dunelm Days 2020
In a united celebration of International Volunteer Day (IVD) on Saturday 5 December, we're partnering up with the University's Student and Staff Volunteering Team to invite alumni, students and staff to get involved with week's worth of IVD chat and opportunities to celebrate the spirit of support and your Durham connection at the end of a challenging year!

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Could you put a gift in your will?

Making a will is a time for reflection about your personal legacy. Including a gift to Durham in your will can be a celebration of an institution you treasure and the people you have encountered here.

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Development and Alumni Relations Office
The Palatine Centre
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0191 334 6305

The full team is currently working out of the office due to Covid-19. We always love to hear from you but it may take us a little longer than usual to respond - especially by mail or telephone. Thank you for bearing with us. Please do get in touch with us online for anything time-sensitive at