Team Durham Student Experience

Enabling Exceptional People to do Exceptional Things



The Beginning

Cordelia Griffith Hi, my name is Cordelia Griffith, a 21-year old Undergraduate student athlete at Durham University. I am a cricketer, currently in my third year studying Law. Introduced to cricket at a young age, by my Dad who played... Continue Reading →

Student Leadership: Running a University Sport Club

Sophie Szyszko  Hi, my name is Sophie. I am the club Volleyball captain. I am currently balancing training hard to compete in volleyball with a Physics degree, and everything in between.   Undoubtedly, one of Durham's great strengths as a... Continue Reading →

The Final Chapter

  Adam Brocklebank  Hi, my name is Adam Brocklebank, I’m a 21 year old Undergrad student at Durham University. I am studying Sports, Exercise and Physical Activity and play Rugby Union for the 1XV. Having played Rugby Union for a... Continue Reading →

The Last Hill Run

  Sean Richardson I am 19 year old, first year Medical student, and very proud to have received a VC scholarship for rugby from Durham University. I started playing rugby at age 12 at 8 and by age 16 was playing... Continue Reading →

Preseason 2016

Catriona McLellan & Emily Kilner Hello! We are Emily and Cat, we're both members of the DUHC Women’s 1st XI and current Vice Chancellor’s Scholars for Sport. We hope this blog will give an insight into the life of a student-athlete and how we balance... Continue Reading →

A Week in the life of a Rugby Athlete

Buchan Richardson I’m Buchan. Half Scottish, Half English. Born and raised down south of London. Fortunate enough to have represented both countries at Rugby Union at various age levels and now I captain the team at Durham University! I’m studying... Continue Reading →

Transitioning to Palatinate University Life

 Steven Parsonage When I was 17 I realized I had the potential to be pretty good at rowing so I focused solely on training for this sport. At 18 I won a silver medal at the Junior World Championships after a successful... Continue Reading →

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