Diwali celebrations

Schoolchildren have been creating colourful artwork ahead of Diwali, the festival of lights, next month ( 4 November 2021). Artists Jayamini de Silva and Veena Soni, director of English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Diversity Solutions, showed youngsters at Cleves Cross Primary School in Ferryhill how to produce their very own rangoli art. Made…

Launch of the Durham Global Alliance

The Durham Global Alliance was formally launched on Saturday 16 October at a special reception for international students in Durham Town Hall. Speakers included; The Right Worshipful Mayor of the City of Durham, Chairman of Durham County Council, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) and the British Council’s Head of Internationalisation. Together with council leader, Amanda Hopgood, they signed…

Durham Global Alliance

Members of the Durham Global Alliance chose a striking design to represent the work of the group. The design by New College graphic design student, Nathan Eddy, is bold and features the meander of the River Wear in its design. We hope that young people and those who work with them will come to recognise…