Russell Crowe At Durham Uni

Durham University students are gonna be getting some tips from oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe.

The Gladiator and Robin Hood star's speaking to members of the Durham Student Theatre today (Friday), he's a friend of the university's chancellor Bill Bryson.

The New Zealand born actor posted the news on his Twitter account:

'On June 3rd I'll be at Durham University chatting with young actors in the morning and screening a home movie in the evening for DST members.'

Mr Bryson, who is stepping down from his role at the end of the year, has been praised by the university as a "wonderful ambassador for Durham".