Jimmy Strainge

Durham University Student, Durham University

About Jimmy Strainge

I am a student of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University and have come to the end of my time as a Laidlaw Scholar. I am a keen rugby player, gym goer and cinephile. The Laidlaw Scholarship has been an incredible part of my development as a researcher, leader and person.

I am a/an:

Alum: Undergraduate Leadership & Research Programme


Durham University

Laidlaw Cohort Year


Research Topic

Film Studies Latin American Studies Society & Culture

Area of Expertise

Humanities Languages

I am from:

United Kingdom

I speak:

English French Spanish

My hobbies/interests are:

Film & TV Foreign languages Gym Music Pets Podcasts Rugby Tennis Theatre Yoga

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


Intro Content

Presentation Video Leadership

LiA Showcase: Northern Colombian Community Action

My leadership in action project with the El Rio Foundation in Northern Colombia allowed me to contribute to community based projects ranging from English teaching to helping to organise a Carnival for over 500 children. An incredible and unforgettable experience that has taught me a huge amount...

Influencer Of


Channels contributed to:

Leadership Arts & Humanities Research

Rooms participated in:

Durham University