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Extra resources

Durham Students' Union is affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS) and so has access to a range of resources and support, which can benefit student groups. As well as the Durham Students’ Union Officers representing you locally, you have representation nationally through the NUS Officers. Student activities are included in the Union Development zone of NUS, for which Richard Brooks is the full-time officer.

NUS is constantly researching ways to support student opportunities (student groups, skills development etc.) at all institutions. Last year NUS released a really useful guidebook for student journalists, and they have lots of useful resources for student activities staff and officers in students' unions. You can take a look at some of the resources here.

NUS hosts a number of conferences, events and training throughout the year for students, officers and staff. A students' union is a unique working environment and to ensure that Union staff are able to do their best for you NUS provides knowledge and support, which helps them determine best practice for working in a member-led organisation.

Endsleigh insurance

We are working with Endsleigh as they are the no1 provider of insurance for students throughout the UK. They were originally founded in 1965 by the National Union of Students (NUS) and still focus on students as their main market. You can get all types of insurance from them such as car, travel and gadget insurance to home insurance, including buildings cover, and even contents cover in shared accommodation.

Endsleigh offer 24 hour phone and laptop replacement (If your item is lost, stolen or unrepairable they’ll replace it within 24 hours - 1 working day of your claim being approved.) You can save up to 15% when you insure multiple gadgets and you can include your possessions such as mobiles, laptops, bikes, instruments and your contents in a single policy. To find out more and start a policy please click here.

Take control and visit our student area for useful articles and tips, written by current students and graduates to help you feel prepared for the future you expect, and protected from both the expected and unexpected.

Car insurance

Your car is really important, useful for everything from the odd trip to the supermarket, to the longer journeys home or even further afield. That’s why getting the right car insurance with the right cover is essential.

Endsleigh car insurance not only includes a whole number of unique benefits, but also comes with RAC cover included. Endsleigh helps you stay on the road for less - we’ll compare a number of specialist insurance schemes before presenting you with our best available quote. Insure your car with the UK’s No.1 Student Insurance Specialist today and find out more here.

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