Education & Jobs

While the majority of school pupils are still safe from today's school system at home, the largest study into school exclusions in England has found that major improvements are needed in the current system. Five in-depth research publications led by Sarah Martin-Denham, an academic with her research team at the...
Dr Paul-Alan Armstrong is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Leadership at the University of Sunderland. Paul also has Bipolar Depressive Disorder 2 and here, as part of Disability Awareness Day Week, he describes living and working with the condition.“It is important to be aware that not all...
After spending the last three months with the NHS, nurse Hayley Fairweather thoroughly deserves her First Class Honours as she graduates this week. After finishing her Adult Nursing Practice degree in March at the University of Sunderland, the 26-year-old dived straight in at the deep-end as an Emergency Department staff...
Education experts from the University of Sunderland are playing a key role in helping ease pressures as thousands of schoolchildren prepare to return to the classroom in September. It comes after the Department for Education announced the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), designed to provide catch-up support to primary and secondary...
The University of Sunderland today launches a new scheme designed to boost the career opportunities of thousands of workers The scheme aims to retrain, reskill, and refocus workers who have been furloughed, made redundant, or are in danger of losing their jobs. And, by developing high-level skills in the workforce,...
Caitlin Robson, whose musical talents have had a huge impact on the mental wellbeing of dementia patients across the region’s residential homes, graduated with First Class Honours. When Caitlin had to complete a 10-week community placement in the first year of her Performing Arts degree at the University of Sunderland,...
A £6,000,000 University scheme aimed at getting hundreds of graduates into work and self-employment has been extended until 2023. As businesses in the North East face the consequences of the government's shutdown of the country, there has never been a greater need to support them in recruiting graduates.Since October 2018,...
The University of Sunderland is tapping into a £300k national research funding pot to collaboratively bring together the skills of doctoral social science students and the North East business community. This is the first time a programme has been introduced at Sunderland, through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)...
The 25-year-old University of Sunderland student is due to graduate after spending five years completing his Pharmacy degree. And at the same time, the University’s elite athlete has just completed a move to Championship side Ealing Trailfinders. The back row forward’s signing from Newcastle Falcons sees him join his new team...
Shannon Barthram, a first year Paramedic Science student at the University, was returning to her home in Gateshead when she saw the pensioner lying unconscious on the pavement. A few people had gathered to help, but the 25 year old knew she could use her training to best assist the...

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