1.  Fiona Crisp, Safe Haven, 2010. Giclée print from colour transparency. Image courtesy the artist and Matt's Gallery, London

    Region’s oldest contemporary art gallery to reopen in Sunderland

    Published on 19 February 2018

    The new Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art will reopen on March 24 with a major new commission by artist Fiona Crisp: Material Sight.

  2. The Puttnam Scholars visit the House of Lords

    Film legend launches mentoring scheme

    Published on 15 February 2018

    Lord David Puttnam, former Government education advisor, and Oscar winning producer of films including Chariots of Fire, The Mission, The Killing Fields and Midnight Express, has launched a unique mentoring scheme with the University of Sunderland.

  3. Professor Sheila McQueen in the University of Sunderland's Living Labs

    ‘My life in nursing’

    Published on 14 February 2018

    One of the region’s leading nurse practitioners will give a talk on a career she describes as ‘the best in the world’ and her own journey to continually improve the profession.

  4. University of Sunderland students present Numberbods

    Maths takes centre stage

    Published on 14 February 2018

    Children aged five to seven years enjoyed a very unusual maths lesson this week, when dance and performing arts  students brought numbers to life in performance, with their latest project, Numberbods.

  5. Kathleen Calder's 'Blossom Gallion'

    Meet two of the UK’s best new artists

    Published on 09 February 2018

    Two Sunderland graduates have had their work chosen to be part of an exhibition of the best postgraduate artwork in the UK.

  6. Professor Lawrence Bellamy

    New Dean ready for business

    Published on 08 February 2018

    Professor Lawrence Bellamy has been appointed as Academic Dean to the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism at the University of Sunderland. 

  7.  Al-Zghoul who is studying a Master of Business Administration (Enterprise and Innovation)

    Student’s business is best thing since sliced bread

    Published on 07 February 2018

    Recycling leftover bread to support scholarships for disadvantaged students and refugees in Jordan has led to a Sunderland MBA student being presented with an international award by the King of Dubai.  

  8. Students at Sunderland Technical College in the 1930s

    Celebrating pharmacy’s first lady

    Published on 06 February 2018

    6 February marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Representation of the People Act, giving the vote to women over the age of 30.

  9. Katy McLean MBE

    Kicking off a sporting revolution

    Published on 05 February 2018

    6 February marked the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Representation of the People Act, giving the vote to women over the age of 30. We caught up with England's first professional women's rugby player Katy McLean.