Education & Jobs

In September 1992 Carolyne Ratcliffe was among the first students to begin her degree at the newly established University of Sunderland. But little did Carolyne realise in those early days just how truly life-changing signing up to a psychology course would prove to be - not only because she developed...
Glenn Sanderson, headteacher at St Aidan’s Catholic Academy, part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust, said: “We are delighted with the results our boys have achieved; despite the issues caused by the pandemic we are celebrating our best results ever:  68% of our boys have achieved a grade 5 or...
A significant shift in how we buy our vehicles is giving industry bosses the opportunity to shake off old car dealer stereotypes and promote an innovative new career path to future Sunderland graduates. A group of senior executives from leading car brands across the region joined together on campus at...
Jobseekers and businesses wanting to recruit can do just that – as a successful event is set to return this autumn. As part of this year’s Sunderland Business Festival, a large scale recruitment fair is being planned at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday 12 October from 10am-3pm.And companies from...
The blood's power over the human personality is being explored by a Sunderland academic. Martin Maley, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science - previously head of the NHS Blood & Transplant Red Cell Immunohaematology Laboratory in Newcastle - plans a survey to compare students’ blood groups to their personality traits. In the...
Young chef 17-23 old? In education or starting out in your career? This is your time to take on the world (starting with UK & Ireland). Entries are open until 1st December 2022. Entrants are asked to produce, photograph and tell us why they selected their risotto dish, and those...
An interim research report by the Royal Society for Arts, manufactures and commerce (RSA), examining the public health case for Universal Basic Income, endorsed by the First Minister for Wales, has been officially launched at the Basic Income North (BIN) conference by Professor Matthew Johnson.A Professor of Politics at...
Construction Firm’s School Donation Paves Way for Budding Builders
A primary school in Sunderland has received a welcome donation from a North East construction firm to inspire the next generation of construction and engineering workers. Esh Construction, one of the region’s leading building firms, is creating a link road to improve connectivity between Ryhope and Doxford Park in Sunderland....
Volunteers Help Fund Latest Water Safety Equipment
A DAD WHO LOST HIS SON to drowning has helped raise funds for new water safety equipment in Washington. Dave Irwin's 22-year-old son Ross tragically died in December 2016 after he fell into the River Wear at the end of a night out.A serving firefighter with Tyne and Wear Fire and...
Immunology Academic’s Community Rally for Vaccine Uptake
A Sunderland academic is part of a North-East engagement project which aims to increase Covid-19 vaccine uptake in underserved communities across the region. While the pandemic may not be making major headlines now, statistics show that the disease has not gone away, deaths are still occurring and there remains sections...

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