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Being Human – is it accessible?

Being Human – is it accessible?

The national Being Human Festival takes place this month and aims to bring the humanities to the public, so we can come together and celebrate what it means to ‘be human.’ While we live in a world where diversity is more important than ever and arts & humanities funding is […]

Colonel The Hon James Ramsbotham receives the Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration at the Sunderland University winter graduations at the Stadium of Light Picture: DAVID WOOD

The Chamber’s Chief Executive “proud as punch” at receiving Sunderland University honorary degree

The North East England Chamber of Commerce’s Chief Executive James Ramsbotham has received his honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland. The 57-year-old, who currently lives in the Durham Dales has been chief executive of the Chamber for more than a decade and as such has been recognised for his outstanding career in business and commitment to supporting […]

Danni Grey-Thompson attends the Sunderland University winter graduation event at the Stadium of Light Picture by David Wood.

Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured to receive Sunderland University honorary doctorate

Sporting legend Tanni Grey-Thompson has said it is a “ huge honour” to receive her honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland. The 47-year-old, who has lived in the North East for about 20 years, was given an honorary doctorate of law from the city’s higher education institution on Thursday, December 1 at the annual Winter […]