Two times BAFTA winner and Oscar nominee Jeff Pope is set to inspire Sunderland students next week and help them write the next scene in their careers. The critically acclaimed screenwriter and producer whose latest work Cilla, based on the early life of Cilla Black, is currently being show on ITV, will be giving a ...more
The holidays are over. We have a full complement of staff = more work can be done.
The new student homepage as been launched, we are analysing usage and feedback and tweaks will be made where appropriate.
Possibly the final round of London campus websites have been implemented.
Dan met with the TNE team for further My Sunderland ...more
Students who wish to park must order their temporary Pay and Display pass and collect it from the Gateway reception.
For more information about Pay and Display and Residential student parking at the University please go to:
Sunderland Live have the opportunity to bring the “WearSlide” urban slide to the City…..but they need public support!
On 4 May 2014 a giant 95m (300ft) water slide was installed on Park Street in Bristol.
96,573 people signed up through a ballot for their chance to get a 'ticket to slide' and only 360 lucky people ...more
We have come up with two ideas for future events.
Firstly, we are hoping to have a workshop in January for various people across the university (including Careers and the Students' Union) to meet and exchange ideas for how we can/already do support student aspirations with regard to gender, employability and leadership. By sharing 'good practice', ...more
Studies of non-heterosexual youth show a resistance to sexual labels. The term post-gay has been used to describe an identity undefined by labels, and is presented as evidence of a new sexual fluidity. Drawing on qualitative interviews with self-identified lesbian and gay youth from the north east of England, this article provides a different account ...more
The student homepage is being launched on the 16th September. Within are a number of features, some new and some that have had a refresh.
What's on calendar (new)
Computer availability (more rooms added)
Maps (more features added)
Links to popular content (anlaytics aware)
Now onto the staff homepage - launch week commencing the 22nd September.
Some meetings ...more
The new student and staff home pages will be available late next week.
We have been monitoring its usage over the past 2 years what content is accessed, by whom and when in addition a comprehensive audit and users feedback to help determine the content displayed. In addition owing to the power of analytics the ...more
City Campus and Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's
Saturday October 4, 9.30am-4pm
Coming to an Open Day is the best way to see what university is really like.
Find out more about the subject you're interested in, meet your future lecturers, take a tour of the University accommodation and get the lowdown on what financial help ...more
Since graduating from the University with an English Literature degree author David Clarkson has been very busy, and now, after years of world travel, the Peterlee-born writer is set to publish his third novel.
His first title, The Outback, was based on his time in Australia, and his second, Stealing Asia, further drew on his travelling ...more
One of the region’s leading physiotherapists will return to London’s Olympic Park by Royal appointment to be part of the worldwide Invictus Games next week.
The Invictus Games, launched by Prince Harry will see more than 400 athletes from 13 different countries compete in an international sporting event for wounded, injured Servicemen and women.
Dr David Fallon (English) is a co-organiser of The North in the Long Eighteenth Century. This one-day conference celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the North East Forum in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies and is organized by staff from the Universities of Newcastle, Northumbria, Durham, and Sunderland. Studies of the long-eighteenth century have tended to be London-centric, figuring ...more
This paper is based on the British Academy project ‘Not all bright lights and big city?’ (2008–2010), which explores the diverse and divided lives of lesbians and gay men in the north-east of England. Here, we focus on the ‘close encounters’ between material culture and place, within queer leisure spaces (Binnie, 2014; Binnie & Skeggs, ...more
At our meeting on 10th July, we decided two things: firstly, to use this web site to hold members' profiles so we can all see how our research links; secondly, to have a get-together in September to decide on a seminar theme.
In the first instance, if you could send your brief biography (just a note ...more
We have developing galleries on Flickr, linked here, to explore images of death, dying and memory.
Here is the link to the gallery of images associated with memorialising the First World War:
And here is one for a gallery of memento morimemento mori
If you have images you would like to add to our growing collection, please email ...more