1. How great is the threat of Cyber War?

    How great is the threat of Cyber War?

    Published on 19 March 2018

    As diplomatic tensions run high between the UK and Russia while the investigation continues into the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, Professor Alastair Irons, Dean of Computer Science and cyber security expert, examines the threat of cyber war and what we can do to combat it.

  2. Pupils from schools across the region visited the University of Sunderland to discover more about science, technology engineering and maths

    Seeing life from a whole new perspective

    Published on 15 March 2018

    Ever wondered what life would be like if the world always seemed upside down? See what happened to these teenagers...

  3. University of Sunderland graduate Angela Stevenson outside MediaCity in Salford

    Accept no limitations: Engineer Angela on breaking down barriers

    Published on 15 March 2018

    When broadcast engineer Angela Stevenson tells you what she does for a living, do not be surprised

  4. Jordy Cernik on his skydive

    Graduate who ‘feels no fear’ spreading message about rare condition

    Published on 14 March 2018

    A graduate diagnosed with a condition which leaves him feeling ‘no fear’ is spreading his important message around the world.

  5. National Glass Centre

    £745,000 art project to unite Wearside's university cities

    Published on 14 March 2018

    Sunderland Culture has been awarded a £745,000 grant to deliver an ambitious three-year glass and contemporary art project which will unite Wearside’s two university cities.

  6. Gary Waller

    Mature graduate Gary is keeping it in the family

    Published on 14 March 2018

    It might seem daunting, but one Sunderland dad is showing how it’s never too late to return to study.

  7. TV shows under the microscope

    'How the hell did this get on TV?'

    Published on 13 March 2018

    A Sunderland lecture is set to lay bare the subject of naked dating shows breaking the final taboo on mainstream British television.

  8. Michael Weightman

    'Shy bairns get nowt’: How student got his dream job despite personal heartache

    Published on 10 March 2018

    His university experience forged friendships for life, but Michael Weightman’s final year was tinged with sadness after the loss of his dad.

  9. L to r Kevin O’Neil, deputy managing director, Nissan NMUK, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Nissan Europe divisional vice president for manufacturing, Cllr Harry Trueman, leader, Sunderland City Council and Roger O’Brien, director of AMAP

    Students get their careers on the road with city built car of the future

    Published on 09 March 2018

    A special ‘thank you’ in the form of a Nissan car is set to help University of Sunderland students get their own careers on the road.