Education & Jobs

Italian With Anna Launches 'Aperitivo' Sessions Bringing Italy Directly To Your Home
Renowned as the language of love, Italian is the fourth most studied language in the world and Italian with Anna, which is proving to be a hit with a flurry of online members is the innovation of County Durham-based language entrepreneur, Anna Mason. Anna began to teach a series of...
New Art Initiative Brings Colour To Art Benches In Sunderland
The artistic skills of around 95 Wearsiders have gone on display in Sunderland city centre in the first stage of a new initiative. Amateur artists of all ages – from three upwards – answered the call for creative-minded volunteers to decorate specially commissioned art benches.It is hoped the seating will...
Sunderland Graduate Launches Fundraiser For Her Place At Guildford School Of Acting
Graduate launches fundraiser to pay for place at prestigious drama school A Sunderland graduate is trying to raise £15,000 to fund her place at one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK. The fundraising will help 23-year-old Beth Tippins pay for the expenses of studying a Musical Theatre...
Innovative New Gaming Network By Sunderland University Student Launched
Video games can provide the perfect escape from reality – and we’ve all needed a bit of that over the last year. But for one Sunderland gamer, it’s digital play’s power to educate that has inspired her to launch an innovative new gaming network, connecting researchers from around the globe.Steph...
Lord Glenamara Prize Awarded To Josita For Her Exceptional Academic Performance
A student from an outstanding sixth form in Sunderland has won a highly coveted education award for her exceptional academic achievements and dedication to charitable work. Josita Kavitha Thirumalai, who attends St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy and their mixed sixth form with St Aidan’s Catholic Academy, part of Bishop Chadwick...
Road Saftey Campaign Launched To Tackle Inconsiderate Parking
A Road Safety education campaign kicked off on 14 July at Usworth Colliery Primary School in Washington. It will then be rolled out to other primary schools across Washington which have been identified as a priority.The campaign is being funded through the Washington Area Committee, which recognises that road safety...
Callom Awarded Annual Prize For Outstanding Dedication To Improve Patient Treatment
Callom Short’s dedication to improving life for others as a care worker while throwing himself into his pharmacy degree has led to an annual prize for outstanding performance. Callom, who recently graduated with First Class Honours from his MPharm degree at the University of Sunderland, is also celebrating being named...
Cameryn Watson Excels In Her Pursuit Towards A Dream Engineering Career
“If there’s something you’re good at, why let stereotypes stop you?” - a message from 21-year-old Computer Science student Cameryn Watson has for any young girl thinking of pursuing a career in technology. Cameryn is one of the thousands celebrating online graduations at the University of Sunderland this week –...
New Online Tool Helping Those Looking For Flexible Work
People looking for work in Sunderland can now take advantage of an online tool that works a bit like speed dating for jobs.The Labour Xchange tool allows those looking for flexible work, whether that's a few extra hours on top of an existing job or something that will fit...
Recognition For Sunderland's High Quality School Meals!
Sunderland City Council has been recognised for the high quality of its school meals, with a ‘Food for Life Served Here’ Bronze Award. The award, granted by the Soil Association, recognises that the council serves healthy and sustainable meals at primary schools across Sunderland.With studies showing that almost four million...

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