Your Pathway to A Top Ranking University

Durham University International Study Centre

A world top



QS World University Rankings 2021



in the UK

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021


of subjects ranked in the UK top 10

Complete University Guide 2021

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What are you going to do with this time?

Start your pathway programme with us now and we will get you on the right course and on the path to a successful career.

Sumeya Yunis Ali from Kenya at Queen's Campus

I needed a year to actually adjust. I didn’t want to throw myself right into the course in the first instance. I felt, because it was a different country, I would need time to figure myself out before I finally started my degree.

Sumeya from Kenya
Studying International Foundation Year in Humanities, Law and Social Science
Aiming to progress to LLB (Hons) Law


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    08 January 2021

    What it is like to be a Durham student

    Jia Lin, a final year student at Durham University, has loved her time here, right from when she started as an International Study Centre student. Read her story here.

  • Teacher talking to students at Durham University international Study Centre
    04 January 2021

    Reasons to study geography

    Thinking about studying geography? From a range of careers to pursue to the variety of desirable skills you will develop, studying geography at university is a great choice that will help you on your way to a successful career.

  • An student sitting on a wall on the Durham University campus
    17 December 2020

    Why join a club or society at university

    Nutta-uea from Thailand has the made the most out of her university experience with us by joining different clubs and societies – find out more about how she got involved.

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