Author: Maia Olusanya

Before becoming a university in 1992 Sunderland was a polytechnic, an accumulation of Sunderland Technical College, The Sunderland School of Art, and Sunderland Teacher Training College which came together in 1969. All students who graduated from the teacher training college were presented with a ‘certificate of education’ as opposed to an honours degree. These students […]

In honour of International Women’s Day, I have compiled a list of influential women from the North East and spoken to creators of the Sunderland-based women’s podcast ‘Rebel Women’ about the importance of having northern women in the media. Denise Welch – a North East legend known for her appearances in shows such as Coronation […]

In light of the King’s coronation, I decided to take to the University of Sunderland campus to interview a student and find out about thier thoughts on the monarchy to get the opinions of the younger generations. The student who agreed to be interviewed expressed that he believed the monarchy had a positive impact on […]

Here’s a guide on all the clubs, bars and restaurants in Newcastle where you may bump into your favourite stars. We’ve found eight different venues known to be frequented by the rich and famous.  Number One: Miller and Carter   Miller and Carter is a steak house that has been awarded ‘The Masters of Steak’ […]

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