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University of Durham
Motto Fundamenta eius super montibus sanctis
Established 1832
Type Public
Endowment £57.1 million
Chancellor Sir Thomas Allen
Vice-Chancellor Christopher F Higgins
Admin. staff 1,746
Students 15,529
Undergraduates 11,278
Postgraduates 4,251
Location Durham, United Kingdom
Campus Urban
Athletics BUSA

The University of Durham is a university in the City of Durham in the north of England. It was founded in 1832. It is one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom. It is "long established as the leading alternative to Oxford and Cambridge".

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