Students explore their future options during National Careers Week

Students have been encouraged to think about their future plans during an action-packed week of career focused activities. Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form students were inspired and engaged through a series of seminars, careers roadshows and interactive workshops. Some of the North East’s biggest employers including Northumbrian Water, Esh Group, Liebherr Sunderland, … Continued

Leader to leader interview with Zainab Nadeem

CEO of Education Partnership North East, Ellen Thinnesen, interviewed Student President, Zainab Nadeem, leader to leader, to learn more about her as a young female leader. Zainab is Student President for Education Partnership North East, which includes Sunderland College, Hartlepool Sixth Form and Northumberland College.

Leader to Leader interview with CEO Ellen Thinnesen

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. Student President Zainab Nadeem sat down with Education Partnership North East Chief Executive Ellen Thinnesen to look back on her career, the challenges she has faced, who inspired her, and … Continued

Student athlete Josh picks up bronze medal at International Kick-boxing Tournament

Sunderland College student Josh, has recently travelled to Italy to take part in the WAKO Golden Glove, picking up 3rd place in the continuous fighting category! 12 countries across a variety of continents were selected to compete in the international tournament, following qualification in 3 categories (points fighting, continuous, kick light). Josh finished 3rd out … Continued

Heart of the matter

Football players from Sunderland College visited Goals Soccer Centre at Gosforth Park Racecourse to be given an essential ECG scan by a local charity. Hearts with Goals, a charity based in the North East, offered to perform heart scans on students from the College’s Football Development Centre to detect any underlying issues. An ECG (electrocardiogram) … Continued

Student Conference aims to uncover excellence

The annual Student Conference, with the motivating theme of Uncovering Excellence, took place at Sunderland College’s Bede Campus. 100 students from across the College, including Hartlepool Sixth Form College, attended the event. The students were inspired by motivational guest speakers and took part in a series of inspirational activities. Guest speakers included Adam Corbally from … Continued