Ustinov College Update - February 2020


In October, Ustinov College hosted a range of activities to celebrate Black History Month, in collaboration with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, BAME Network, Library and Collections, and Durham Miners’ Association. Events included African Drumming and Art Handling Workshops at Sheraton Park, and family friendly activities at our Dryburn Court site, including dance and craft sessions.

Dr Faith Uwadiae presented an engaging seminar on ‘What do scientists look like?’ at the new Teaching and Learning Centre, where she explored her experiences as a black female researcher, as well as providing an overview of her own research on malaria.

Our activities were organised as part of Ustinov College’s Global Citizenship Programme, which fosters critical literacy, intercultural communication and debate on the big issues of our times, and provides a space for ongoing exploration of global citizenship across academic disciplines. The Graduate Common Room also contributed to the events programme, including film nights at both Sheraton Park and Dryburn Court.

We hope to release further information about a London event for alumni shortly. It is always a pleasure to hear from our alumni – if you would like to get in touch, please use our alumni email address.


Development and Alumni Relations Office
The Palatine Centre
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE

0191 334 6305
alumni.office@durham.ac.uk

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 alumni.office@durham.ac.uk