Education

Four South Tyneside libraries could be saved

Four South Tyneside libraries could be saved

Volunteer groups have come forward to run four libraries that were at risk of closure. According to Councillor Nancy Maxwell, lead member for voluntary sector partnerships and co-operatives, libraries in Boldon, East Boldon, Whitburn and Primrose, were set to be closed due to “reducing financial support from central government.” Whitburn […]

WATCH: Simulation exercise helps Sunderland University paramedic students deliver first-class emergency response

WATCH: Simulation exercise helps Sunderland University paramedic students deliver first-class emergency response

Student paramedics’ emergency response skills were put to the test this week, (August 22), as part of a staged 999 call-out that involved working with North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and Sunderland Royal Hospital’s Emergency Department. The paramedics students were filmed during the simulation to help give feedback on their […]

Photo by: University of Sunderland.

Sunderland computer forensics graduate cracks the code to Clearing success after graduation

A University of Sunderland computer forensics graduate has cracked the code to Clearing success after graduation. Jonathan Smith came to the university through the Clearing process and then years later graduated with a first class degree in Computer Forensics. The 23-year-old is now working for SYTECH, at their Stoke on Trent base, […]

Photo by Sophie Dishman.

University of Sunderland Students Union announces two big musicians for Freshers Week lineup

The University of Sunderland student’s union have announced two big musicians who will perform at the university’s freshers week next month. Singer-songwriter Basshunter and DJ Fatman Scoop are confirmed in the week long programme alongside comedy hypnotist Rob Temple and other entertainment and cultural activities. New students will be able to explore […]