Author: Joel Manning

Edward Westman and University of Sunderland win Commercial Award at Royal Television Society Awards 2020

Edward Westman, video producer at the University of Sunderland had several reasons to smile after collecting the commercial award at the Royal Television Society’s North East and borders awards show. Held at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Westman’s video depicted life at the North East institution and he noted: “If there […]

More than 20,000 international students chose North East Universities since 2016

Since 2016, more than 20,000 international students have sought opportunities provided by universities in the North East of England. This data comes from records obtained via a freedom of information request to the Universities of Sunderland and Newcastle. Northumbria University declined to provide the requested information. According to the Migration […]

Young people are the future and our issues matter” Young voter registration rises ahead of 2019 general election

According to, more than 800,000 young voters registered ahead of the upcoming December 2019 General Election. For the period November 1st – 23rd2019, there were 825,042 voter registration applications for those aged 18-24.  This represents a 7 per cent increase over registration applications for this age group for a similar […]