University of Durham

The University of Durham is present in Durham, England. This university is generally called as Durham University. This public research university was established by Act of Parliament in the year 1832 and awarded a Royal Charter in the year 1837. This university was one among the first universities to open in England for over 600 years and has a claim towards being the 3rd oldest university in England.

This university is a collegiate university with its major functions split between the academic departments of this university and 16 colleges. The departments accomplish research and offer lectures to students, while the colleges are accountable and in charge for the domestic arrangements and wellbeing of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral researches and some university staff.

Education in UK is highly regarded and prestigious and so is this university. This university is one among the highest ranked universities in the UK, constantly. This university was ranked as the 3rd best university in the UK by The Sunday Times in 2011-2012. This university was ranked 15th internationally for employer reputation in the 2011 QS World University Rankings, subsequent to a wide survey of 17000 blue-chip organizations across the world. This university was named Sunday Times University of the Year in 2005.