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  1. Cobra Kai (Netflix/Sony)

    Lockdown Diary: Matty Pendergast – coping with a changing world

    Published on 20 January 2021

    Former Students’ Union President and graduate of BSc Health Studies Matty Pendgast is now Director of Identity Consult, who are currently working with the University of Sunderland's Estates and Facilities to deliver the multi-million pound Cadaveric Centre on City Campus. Matty writes about how he has coped over the last year with the help of Yoga, his family, Everton and Cobra Kai – and how he thinks the workplace has been changed forever.

  2. Olivia Chambers

    Meet our 1000th University trainee teacher getting ready to change lives

    Published on 20 January 2021

    In a year when the role of teacher has become more important than ever - the University is ready to go

  3. North East Entreprenuer Howard McCain

    From working-class roots to highflying entrepreneur

    Published on 19 January 2021

    A North East entrepreneur will be sharing the secrets of his success this week to Sunderland students to help support their own career ambitions.

  4. Study on the impact 'lockdown fatigue'

    New study looks at why public may have 'lockdown fatigue'

    Published on 19 January 2021

    A Sunderland academic has launched a study on the impact 'lockdown fatigue' has on the public following lockdown rules. 

  5. Education student Hannah Trueman

    Food & Mood: Nutrition and mental health

    Published on 18 January 2021

    Hannah Trueman is in the final year of the Education Studies Program, focusing most of her research on nutrition in education. She is a qualified nutritionist and recipe developer, who has studied nutrition, cooking, yoga and meditation all over the world. Here, as Monday 18 January is 'Blue Monday', Hannah writes about how food and nutrition can affect your mood - and offers a couple of 'Happy Snack' recipes for you to try.

  6. New nursing programme

    Nursing needs you! Innovative approach to training the lifesavers of tomorrow

    Published on 18 January 2021

    "This course is designed to help grow the nursing workforce and support the NHS"

  7. Screen Performance student Chris Farfouris

    A star is born...in Sunderland

    Published on 15 January 2021

    He may not be a household name just yet, but Chris Farfouris is on the verge of breaking into the film and TV industry after landing two major roles.

  8. Umesh Patel

    Army of pharmacists ready to help

    Published on 14 January 2021

    "We can mobilise across the country within 24 hours’ notice to provide a Covid vaccination service"

  9. Twelvis

    Lockdown Diary: Glenda Young – tea and Twelvis

    Published on 12 January 2021

    As Lockdown begins again we asked Journalism graduate Glenda Young, who is now a full-time, professional author, how she has coped over the last year and how she plans to keep productive – with the help of Joe Wickes, and twelve Elvises.

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