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  1. Photo caption:  Dr Simon Dunn, Consultant Gastroenterologist (far left), Dr David Hobday, Consultant Gastroenterologist (second from right) and Dr Mark Shipley, Consultant Respiratory Physician (far right) all from South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Founda

    Medical students first taste of hospital life in the region

    Published on 22 January 2020

    Students from our new School of Medicine had their first taste of life as doctors when they visited Trusts across the North East.

  2. Harry and Meghan

    Saga of the Sussexes’: “Like an episode of The Crown for media law junkies”

    Published on 22 January 2020

    "It’s a shame Meghan didn’t learn the basics of law while appearing as an attorney in Suits"

  3. Presidents Helder Costa, Bryan Pepple with Graham Hasting-Evans Group Managing Director at The NOCN Group.

    Sunderland crowned Students’ Union of the Year

    Published on 22 January 2020

    Our Students’ Union has been named Students’ Union of the Year at the National Centre for Diversity award ceremony. 

  4. Conspiracy theories

    Political unrest + social media = conspiracy theories

    Published on 21 January 2020

    From anti vaxxers to UFO visitors, conspiracy theories are on the rise

  5. Today is Blue Monday

    Blue Monday...How does it feel?

    Published on 20 January 2020

    “Cold, overweight and skint”

  6. Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    Meghan targeted by racist and sexist tweets amid plans with Harry to step back

    Published on 16 January 2020

    Hundreds of tweets about Meghan Markle contained misogynistic or racist abuse after she and Prince Harry announced they were stepping back from royal duties  

  7. Nurses from the University of Sunderland

    Sunderland nurse leader supports global celebration of his profession

    Published on 16 January 2020

    “The staff, students and NHS partners we work with have real passion for what they do"

  8. Iain Rowan

    University's Academic Registrar named as finalist in UK’s top short story awards

    Published on 16 January 2020

    Iain is a published novelist and short story author

  9. Flybe

    Pros and cons of keeping Flybe flying high

    Published on 15 January 2020

    “The importance of Flybe as a regional carrier is significant"