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The Department has risen from 5th to 4th in the latest Complete University Guide 2025

The Department has improved its position from 5th to 4th in the University League tables for 2025 which have just been published by the Complete University Guide. The league tables offer a ranking for the best Universities in the UK overall and in 74 subject areas. The 2025 rankings for Geography and Environmental Science include Human and Social Geography and Physical Geographical Sciences.

"Our consistent performance over many years in the top 5 is due to the hard work and commitment to excellence of everyone associated with the Department. I would like to extend congratulations to the entire Durham Geography community for this well-deserved success, and to thank all our colleagues for their outstanding work" (Professor Cheryl McEwan, Head of Department).