INVESTIGATION Hair discrimination is a perfect example of seemingly innocuous discriminatory policy that targets black women in socio-economic spheres. Alethea Farline investigates how this policy impacts education, mental health, and societal perceptions of race. RUBY Williams was sent home from school because of the way she was wearing her Afro […]
INVESTIGATION Hair discrimination is a perfect example of seemingly innocuous discriminatory policy that targets black women in socio-economic spheres. Alethea Farline investigates how this policy impacts education, mental health, and societal perceptions of race. EXPERTS have claimed that discrimination can have a devastating long-term impact on mental health and […]
A NEW degree designed to prepare the nursing generation of tomorrow is launching today at the University of Sunderland. The new Blended Learning Nursing degree programme offers an innovative and flexible approach for those hoping to join the profession. Last year, Sunderland was named as one of seven universities trail-blazing […]
By CHARLOTTE RILEY HAPPY New Year! There is no doubt many of us will be glad to see the back of 2020, but we can’t forget all of the wonderful work we’ve done over the past few months for our spiky friends! Sunderland Hedgehog Friendly Campus was set up […]
THE University of Sunderland (UoS) is set to build a multi-million-pound facility to help train the medical professionals of tomorrow. Planning permission has been granted to create a cadaveric centre at UoS’s city campus. The centre be key to the newly-established School of Medicine, providing vital training for other students […]
LEADING academics from the University of Sunderland (UoS) have added their voices to calls for the Government to vaccinate police officers alongside frontline health workers. The calls come amid increasing concerns that numbers of officers are being significantly reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic. Northumbria’s Police Commissioner Kim McGuinness, Chief […]
Happiness: we’re told it’s just one of the things Covid is destroying – but as we enter another lockdown, one University of Sunderland expert explains why it’s just fine to feel ‘unhappy’. So, don’t beat yourself up over feeling gloomy and let Dr Helen Driscoll, principal lecturer and team leader for […]
Covid-19 separates millions over Christmas. Combine large, bold images with the beautifully crafted words of your story.
The North-south divide still present in modern day society COVID-19 sparks concern for northern residents as evidence of the North-South divide arise.