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  1. Welcome to all our new students

    Freshers’ Guide 2019: All you need to know about starting at the University of Sunderland

    Published on 19 September 2019

    Life is about to get good

  2. Dr Eddie Bradley training sessions with elite players at Darlington Mowden Park (DMP) Sharks Ladies Rugby Football Club

    Are women working harder on the rugby pitch than men?

    Published on 18 September 2019

    Sunderland academic’s research into women’s elite rugby is leading to improvements in the game.

  3. Visiting Professor Maurice Duffy

    Visiting Professor who helped cricketer Steve Smith’s on path to Ashes glory shares his knowledge

    Published on 18 September 2019

    A leadership specialist credited with transforming Aussie Ashes hero Steve Smith from almost quitting cricket after his suspension to steering his country to victory over England, has spoken about what it takes to succeed and overcome the odds in all areas of life and work.

  4. The unveiling of the plaque to Marion Phillips

    Plaque unveiled to Sunderland’s first female MP

    Published on 17 September 2019

    “Marion’s legacy is testimony to the importance of ensuring women are engaged in politics"

  5. Gayle Blackburn and Julie Ovington

    Childhood studies strengthens team with two new faces

    Published on 17 September 2019

    Sunderland’s Childhood Studies programme has welcomed two new academics onto the team who bring with them a wealth of experience working in education and academia.

  6. Our new School of Medicine opens its doors at the University

    Welcome: University of Sunderland’s new School of Medicine opens its doors

    Published on 16 September 2019

    “I’m so excited to get started, I never thought that one day I'd be going to medical school"

  7. The University of Sunderland's School of Medicine students

    Meet the University of Sunderland’s doctors of tomorrow

    Published on 16 September 2019

    "I love the North East and I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather work"

  8. Welcome to our new School of Medicine

    First day of our new School of Medicine in seven pictures

    Published on 16 September 2019

    Captured on camera: Our new medical students kick off their studies

  9. Tarirai Moyo and Alex Moore

    Pharmacy research grants taking on health service pressures

    Published on 12 September 2019

    Two Masters students have been awarded national funding for pharmaceutical research projects which could help save money and take pressures away from overstretched frontline health services.