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  • Nigerian mum fulfils lifelong ambition

    Tuesday 26 July, 2016

    As the youngest of nine children Ola Tony-Obot was expected from an early age to learn a trade and forget her education. But refusing to give up on her ambitions, Ola set herself on a path that saw her pick up a First Class degree in Health and Social Care. It may have taken Ola until the age of 42 to finally succeed, but she says the struggle has been worth it and she hopes other girls back home in Nigeria will view her as a role model.

  • From Sunderland to Texas

    Friday 22 July, 2016

    2016 graduate Helen Willis has relocating to Texas to pursue her dream career in hotel management.

  • Lucky 13 graduate prepares for Rio

    Thursday 21 July, 2016

    Unlucky for some, the number 13 turned out to be more than fortunate for graduate marathon runner Alyson Dixon.

  • Why eating outdoors wards off disease and illness

    Thursday 21 July, 2016

    Sunderland Clinical Exercise Physiologist Dr Paul Innerd says that eating alfresco could help to boost our immunity and wellbeing.

  • Is Georgia on your mind to study abroad

    Thursday 21 July, 2016

    The University of Sunderland has forged a ‘special relationship’ with America’s largest College to further global research and student exchange opportunities in sport and exercise science.

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