NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event

Over 20 leading North East businesses recently gathered at St James’ Park to deliver a unique twist on a traditional jobs fair, helping to support the young participants of Newcastle United Foundation’s employability programme. This event gave participants the chance to take a closer look at the career pathways available in contact centre and manufacturing […]

New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads
New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads

A fast-growing business and IT firm is making a move to new premises in an area set to play a key role in creating thousands of jobs for County Durham. Waterstons is moving to Durham County Council-owned Northumbria House at Aykley Heads in Durham City. The council recently announced its ambitions to attract more than […]

Viva Rail
Skilled rail jobs to be created as Vivarail opens a new production plant in County Durham
Skilled rail jobs to be created as Vivarail opens a new production plant in County Durham

Vivarail will bring 30 specialist engineering jobs over the next three years, to the North East as it opens a large production site in County Durham.   It joins a growing number of rail engineering companies and suppliers operating in the region as it sees a resurgence in the industry. Vivarail has been attracted by the […]

The Core, Newcastle Helix
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central

Work has started on a £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre for Newcastle University based on Newcastle Science Central which is set to open in September 2019. Sir Robert McAlpine, a leading UK building and civil engineering company, has been appointed by Newcastle Science Central LLP to create an inspirational and sustainable learning and teaching […]

Cavitation Tunnel Newcastle Uni
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University

Newcastle University has unveiled its newly-refurbished Emerson Cavitation Tunnel as part of a £2.5m investment in marine engineering. Carefully re-located from the University’s city centre campus, the cavitation tunnel’s new home at Port of Blyth is twice the size of its former location and includes a number of other experimental facilities to support world-leading research […]

digital skills summit 2017, Sunderland Software Centre
North East Digital Skills Summit sees over 650 hours of support to promote digital skills
North East Digital Skills Summit sees over 650 hours of support to promote digital skills

On 20th June 2017 over 100 industry leaders, educators and policy makers attended the Digital Skills Summit at the Sunderland Software Centre with the purpose of tackling the digital skills problem head on. The event saw speakers from the Depart of Culture Media and Sport, the National University of Singapore, the North East Local Enterprise […]

Digital Skills Summit to Address Tech Skills Gap
Digital Skills Summit to Address Tech Skills Gap

Sunderland Software City is working in collaboration with education pressure group The Education Foundation to host the first Digital Skills Summit in Sunderland on the 20th June. The summit will bring together key representatives from the tech industry, education and policy makers to discuss, debate and action the main priorities for tackling the digital skills […]

Tech Talent at Sunderland Recruitment Event
Tech Talent at Sunderland Recruitment Event

On 25th May the North East’s biggest tech recruitment fair, Tech Talent, returned to the Sunderland Software Centre. Ran by Sunderland Software City, the organisation enabling the growth of the software sector in the North East of England, Tech Talent attracted job seekers eager to discover career opportunities and meet with representatives from 50 of […]