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  1. New police programmes

    May the Force be with you: Students on fast-track to career with police

    Published on 04 August 2020

    Sunderland leading the way in educating and training frontline emergency workers 

  2. Student opportunity

    University launches Skills Boost scheme to help re-skill and re-train North East workers

    Published on 04 August 2020

    "We have an important part to play in re-skilling the workforce" 

  3. Hayley Fairweather graduated with a First in Adult Nursing Practice, worked on the Covid-19 frontline at South Tyneside District Hospital and is an Army Reservist with 251 Medical Squadron.

    Gold award for our support to the Armed Forces Community

    Published on 31 July 2020

    The University of Sunderland is one of 127 new organisations to be judged the most supportive organisations for Britain’s armed forces, in this year’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards.

  4. Award-winning Pharmacy student Jo Xuan Tan

    “Exceptional” pharmacy student picks up memorial prize

    Published on 30 July 2020

    Four years ago Jo Xuan Tan made the life-changing decision to leave her home in South East Asia and travel thousands of miles to begin a pharmacy degree at the University of Sunderland.

  5. Dr Adelle Hulsmeier, Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts and Programme Leader for Screen Performance

    The show must go on for Sunderland students

    Published on 30 July 2020

    While theatres remain closed due to Covid 19 - Sunderland academics alongside a renowned regional stage director have devised an online learning opportunity offering students access to some of the UK’s leading playwrights.

  6. Dr Patrick Low

    Graduate explores gruesome past murders for TV show

    Published on 29 July 2020

    A Sunderland PhD graduate has once again offered his expertise on two gruesome crimes more than a century ago as part of the BBC One's Murder, Mystery and My Family programme.

  7. Iona Stock

    Iona raises a glass

    Published on 29 July 2020

    As 2020 university graduates start their summer with new careers or looking forward to further study, one University of Sunderland graduate is raising a glass to her fellow classmates as she graduates with award-packed CV and her dream job.

  8. Michelle Dias

    Pulling together to help others

    Published on 27 July 2020

    Recently there has been a lot of positive work done in the community while the world has tried to adjust to a new way of living post Covid-19. One Sunderland student has put aside personal difficulty to help young people in the region, thanks to the continued support of her university and a local charity.

  9. New Blended Nursing programme

    Innovative new nursing degree programme set to train the lifesavers of tomorrow

    Published on 21 July 2020

    "This will support the growth of registered nurses in the North East, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and London"

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