1. Surena Sahota (centre) with fellow prospective medic Hussein Tuzlaw and future vet Kate Clelland

    Trailblazer Surena set for Sunderland's new School of Medicine

    Published on 16 August 2019

    "They really want to give people who don't come from a medical background a chance"

  2. Measles vaccines

    Social media warning as PM demands action to protect children against measles

    Published on 16 August 2019

    "The fact that we are still talking about this issue is mind-boggling"

  3. James Gittins

    Clear horizon for young teacher

    Published on 14 August 2019

    New teacher James Gittins thought he had lost his chance to pursue his dream career, until the University’s Clearing Hotline put him back on the right track. 

  4. Bethany Harrod

    A racing start

    Published on 14 August 2019

    University of Sunderland student Bethany Harrod is putting herself firmly in the driver’s seat as she prepares for life in the fast lane.

  5. Yasmine Haq

    Academics recognise student's care and compassion during mum's cancer battle

    Published on 14 August 2019

    Without the continued support of her lecturers and fellow students, Yasmine Haq says she may never have graduated from her Pharmacy degree this summer.

  6. Dr Adele Hulsmeir and the Crime Awareness Student Film Project team

    Collaborative teaching award hat-trick

    Published on 12 August 2019

    For the third time our Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries has been awarded the national Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence. 

  7. Seven magnificent business, law & tourism students

    Magnificent seven are the business

    Published on 08 August 2019

    We celebrated some outstanding young graduates in business, accounting and law at our summer Academic Awards' Ceremonies, including these seven prize-winners.

  8. Dr Donna Peacock

    Academic award for work with vulnerable people in custody

    Published on 08 August 2019

    Dr Donna Peacock has been honoured by Northumbria Police for her role in setting up a pioneering scheme that supports vulnerable people in police custody.

  9. Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit officers training support student paramedics

    Firearms officers prepare student paramedics for major risks

    Published on 08 August 2019

    Specialist firearms officers have given student paramedics at the University of Sunderland a chance to discover more about the major incidents they may encounter once they’re fully qualified.