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Freshers’ social and mailing list!

September 14, 2014 by The Exec

Hello freshers! We hope you’re looking forward to arriving in Durham, we’re certainly looking forward to meeting you all. We’ll be at Freshers’ Fair in the DSU, if we don’t see you there hopefully we’ll see you at the Freshers’… Read More 

Watch this space!

July 29, 2014 by The Exec

Hi all, especially new students joining Durham this autumn (2014)! The website is in the process of being updated, but stay tuned for news of how to get involved, our freshers’ socials, and other exciting events coming soon… In the… Read More 

Mailing list

October 5, 2013 by LGBTA President

If you are not already added to our mailing list then sign up here: This will ensure you get our weekly emails with all the up-to-date information about our events, socials and campaigns!


August 21, 2013 by Campaigns

Hi everyone, it’s Katie your new President here and I’d just like to say congratulations to all those new freshers coming to Durham in October, I’m really looking forward to meeting you! (Also looking forward to seeing everyone returning for… Read More 

*Annual Ball 2013!*

May 5, 2013 by LGBTA President

White Rabbits! Playing Cards! Flamingoes! Durham LGBTA’s Annual Ball is back, and it’s our Unbirthday! We’re holding a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to celebrate the year’s end, complete with **four-course meal** and more exciting things than you can shake a… Read More 


February 11, 2013 by Campaigns

The stash shop is now open – you can place your orders here! (just a note, the women’s sizes come up a little bit small so if in doubt order a size up!)

LGBT History Month Durham!

January 25, 2013 by Campaigns

This year the LGBTA are organising a whole host of events to celebrate LGBT history month which aims to celebrate the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. Keep checking back for more information!! The main facebook event for the… Read More 

New Contact Details

November 17, 2012 by LGBTA President

Just a note to let you know that as from now we’ve moved back to using our Durham-based email account We’ve had some technical difficulties over the past few months with emails not getting through to us, but now… Read More 

LGBTA Survey 2012-2013

October 23, 2012 by Campaigns

Hi everyone, here is a link to the long awaited LGBTA survey! Created so that we can get a better idea of who our potential/actual service users are and how we can improve to better represent you guys. All information… Read More 


by LGBTA President

We are exceedingly proud to present the return of our flagship halloween event- SHIPWRECKED! On Monday 29th October people will be descending from university LGBT groups all over the North East for our big Halloween bash on the Prince Bishops… Read More 

Who we are

The DSU LGBT Association is a group that aims to provide socials, representation, campaigns and welfare services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and all other students at Durham University who define themselves under the LGBT umbrella including, but not limited to, those on the asexual spectrum and those questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

Upcoming Events

Trans* Social!

at 11:00 on Sat 23 Nov 2013

11:00-1:00 on Saturday 23rd November! The location is once again unchanged. Bi-weekly socials just for trans* students. Meet other trans* students! Talk to awesome people! Have brunch! Those questioning or unsure of their gender identity are also welcome. ┬░Contact us… Read More 

Transgender Day of Remembrance

at 19:30 on Wed 20 Nov 2013

Transgender Day of Remembrance is this Wednesday (20th), and we will be holding a short remembrance service in Hild Bede chapel at 7:30pm, to memorialise victims of transphobic violence in the past year. All are welcome to attend, and whilst… Read More 

Queen’s Campus Social!

at 19:30 on Mon 11 Nov 2013

This Monday both our exec meeting and social will be taking place at Queen’s Campus. The exec meeting will start at 7.30pm and the social will start at 8pm in the John Snow college bar. Students travelling down from Durham… Read More 

Bisexual Coffee!

at 15:00 on Fri 8 Nov 2013

Bisexual coffee will be on tomorrow (Friday), as usual, at 3 p.m.! It’s open to all students who self-define as being attracted to more than one gender including bisexual and pansexual students. We meet in Leonard’s coffee house (and sometimes… Read More 

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