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GeekTalent, Sunderland's own recruitment software solutions pros, has launched the GoCareer app, a career management tool for those looking to reskill and secure a new job role in these 'interesting times' And it's free for the first 3 months, which is loads of time to get established on a new...
Future university students are showing interest in professions deemed ‘key’ during the government lockdown During a virtual "open day" ran by the University of Sunderland, hundreds of potential students showed an interest in health and wellbeing programmes, including Nursing, Medicine, and Paramedic Science, as well as Journalism and Education.Doctors, nurses,...
University of Sunderland-designed protective face shields are being used by frontline healthcare workers in North East hospitals Experts from the University’s Institute for Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP) designed their own visor from scratch with input from regional intensive care unit clinicians.The protective shields were evaluated and trialled by...
A University of Sunderland, bespoke-built ambulance used to train the paramedics of tomorrow is being used to help save lives today The ambulance was commissioned and built in Europe to help paramedic students get a flavour of life on the frontline.The University has now loaned said ambulance, along with a...
From this week, forty heroic University of Sunderland nurses will be taking up jobs in hospitals across the North East The group this week completed their three-year Adult Nursing programme at the University and immediately began working on the front-line in the fight against the Cosmopolitan Flu, COVID-19.Gill Maw, Team...
Open Access train operator Grand Central has announced it will offer refunds on all Advance Purchase tickets bought before Monday 23 March for travel after Monday 23 March. This is in line with franchised train companies. Grand Central will offer a full refund, without administration charge, on Advance Purchase (AP)...
Samantha Stanfield is in her first year of studying Nursing at the University o' Sunderland, and is already demonstrating her caring attitude.She was shopping in a supermarket in Stanley, County Durham, when she spotted an older man struggling among a throng of panic shoppers. Realising he was in distress, the...
Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé, MBE, returned to the University of Sunderland on Tuesday in her role as Chancellor.She spent the day at the University where she officially opened the School of Medicine, as well as meeting and talking with the next generation of young doctors.The School of Medicine, which accepted...
Michael Davies, second year Psychology student, set up the University of Sunderland's first Esports club using his spare time, and it now has more than 100 members who will seriously get back to their studies after one more game.Michael has been nominated for the University’s annual Rate your Mate...
A University of Sunderland student diagnosed with cancer twice in six months is celebrating after finally receiving the all-clear, and plans to do the Great North Run to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust later this year.At just 21 years old, Sean Tighe has undergone more hospital treatment...

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