Suicide rates among students are higher than they were a decade ago, new figures suggest. New data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) also indicates significantly higher suicide rates for male students than their female peers. The statistics show that overall, there were 95 students in higher education who took their own lives […]

Students who forget to lock their doors and close windows will be paid a visit by a different kind of pizza delivery man – in a new campaign launched by police in Newcastle. Areas such as Heaton and Jesmond have large student populations and officers in the area believe thieves could be targeting student properties […]

The University of Sunderland’s Student Union have revealed changes to the Executive Team of Sabbatical Officers for the upcoming academic year 2018/2019.  As it stand currently five officers are elected to the Students Union each year – four Vice-Presidents and an overall President with each have varying responsibilities. The roles are currently as follows: Vice-President […]

Newcastle and Durham’s University lecturers both plan to strike for 14 days from February 22, along with 61 other national universities. The strikes, supported by the University and College Union (UCU) and the National Union of Students (NUS), have sparked frustration among students who feel such action could be unfair to them. A UCU spokesperson said: “Nobody […]

A Sunderland professor will take a journey into the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and debate its place among humankind. Chris Bowerman is a Professor of Data Science (Artificial Intelligence) in the University of Sunderland’s Faculty of Computer Science and will give his talk this month (January) as part of the annual Professorial Lecture Series […]

A young Sunderland student has been singled out for her cool head and dedication to patient care, and named the North East Ambulance Service Student of the Year. Amy O’Hara, 24, from Ferryhill, County Durham, is a Student Paramedic, working with the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS). She is studying a two year diploma course in […]

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