Durham students’ plan to shake off “Oxbridge rejects” tag… cancel formal dinners

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Toby Young, the general secretary of the Free Speech Union, said: “All the old traditions the commission wants to do away with are what make Durham such a special place. A Durham cleansed of all its old-fashioned characteristics won’t appeal to anyone. You might as well pull down the old buildings, replace them with prefabs and call it Durham polytechnic.”

Ewan Somerville, The Telegraph, 24th May 2022.