Offer from Durham University to PICNIC student visitors

Durham University – Combined Honours in Social Sciences

https://www.dur.ac.uk/chss/

PICNIC Staff Contact

Megan Bruce

Director of Combined Honours in Social Sciences

megan.bruce@dur.ac.uk

0191 334 3006

Type of PICNIC exchanges offered

  • Single student exchange

Types of activity available to visiting students

  • Meeting/Shadowing Combined Honours in Social Sciences Director, Administrator and students;
  • Visiting academic and central service departments
  • Visiting colleges
  • Meeting with Student Union representatives

Areas on which would like to share information

  • Combined Honours and multi-disciplinary degrees
  • Enhancing a sense of belonging and community for students
  • Enhancing graduateness
  • Multi/interdisciplinary education/modules

Examples of local practice

  • College structures
  • Different types of multi-subject degree

Available times to host visiting students:

During term time apart from summer exam period (7th May-1st June 2018)

Any other information

At Durham, the PICNIC project is initially operating only in the Combined Honours in Social Sciences department, and thus is focussed mainly in that provision although there will opportunities for visiting students to meet other staff, the Student Union and students elsewhere in the university.