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  • Student sinks her teeth into the story behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Wednesday 23 April, 2014

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a hit show with millions watching the programme on a weekly basis, but a University of Sunderland student is jetting off to an American Conference to speak about whether the show was portraying a feminist message or not.

  • Corrie expert brings her passion to the page

    Tuesday 22 April, 2014

    When the character Hayley Patterson first appeared on Coronation Street 16 years ago, the storyline was always going to attract attention. Hayley, the first transgender character to have such a major role in a TV soap, set the ‘Street’ alive with gossip and also attracted the attention of quiet man Roy Cropper.

  • Nursery school children are growing for gold

    Tuesday 22 April, 2014

    Nursery school children in Sunderland have been getting their hands dirty as part of the 50th anniversary of Britain in Bloom.

  • Graduate funding to kickstart business in Sunderland

    Tuesday 22 April, 2014

    Sunderland companies are invited to find out more about highly skilled graduates who can help their businesses grow into the future at a network event this month.

  • Discover the magic of words

    Tuesday 22 April, 2014

    This Wednesday (April 23) marks World Book Day – and the University of Sunderland is giving readers the chance to quiz one of the world’s top children’s authors for free.

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