Hatfield College International Orientation Handbook 2023 v1
How to pay your University charges
Managing your Finances
Take time to ensure you have planned your finances for the duration of your degree. Details confirming what you need to do to ensure that you have made the necessary financial arrangements before term begins, the costs involved, along with information concerning the financial support options which may be available to you during your time at University.
Endsleigh Insurance Contents Cover
Take a look at the contents insurance which Durham University has arranged for you with Endsleigh. Ahead of arriving, register with My Endsleigh, a personalised account area for your insurance policy. Once registered, you can confirm the contents cover arranged by Endsleigh, then instantly access your cover details and policy documents, as well as contact the claims team at any time.
Decide whether you will need to buy a TV licence. This is a legal requirement if you watch live TV through any means in your room.
University Fire Safety
Fire Safety in student accommodation is extremely important for all the students at Durham University. Please watch our short video with some simple ‘do’s and don’ts’, on fire safety. Also, advice and information on items that are banned in your accommodation to ensure you are aware of all the risks, and know how to keep yourself and others safe.
Police University Liaison
Durham University enjoys a productive and positive working relationship with Durham Constabulary and in particular the City team. Watch PC Gary Thompson's welcome video offering advice on staying safe while living in Durham.
The Durham Inspired Award
The Durham Inspired Award is about your personal development and enrichment. Completing the Award will give you the edge to take into employment and into life more generally.
Student Enrichment Opportunities
At Durham, academic success is only half the story. Our transformative wider student experience will also help you develop as a person. Whatever you love doing, whatever you may like to try, you will find support and inspiration here.
At Durham University we’re developing new ways of thinking, shaping a better future for people and planet… but we can’t do it alone. Together we can make an impact.
We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and improving the local environment. Greenspace was created to bring together all of Durham University’s environmental initiatives and activities. Join the Greenspace Movement!
If you have any questions about any of the information, or any aspect of coming to Durham and Hatfield College, please get in touch with us.
Durham, DH1 3RQ