Sunderland College construction students have picked up their tools to get some hands on experience of the construction industry and make improvements to community buildings and residential areas.
A Sunderland pensioner, who has gone on to become a published author following a short term college course, has been speaking to the next generation at an event to promote equality.
Performance tables released last week, showed we are the best performing college in the north east for A-level and Vocational qualifications.
The world's oldest purpose-built, masonic temple, based in Sunderland, will be brought back to life by creative college students following a brief set by the Heritage Skills Initiative.
This year has been one of much celebration. We welcomed Anne Isherwood as our new principal and Rob Lawson as chair of the Sunderland College Board of Governors. We have seen the highest pass rate for A-Level results on record, with over 99 per cent of our talented students making the grade this year. Needless to say it was one of many proud moments of 2013.