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Recruitment for firefighters now open!
Residents across Tyne and Wear now have the opportunity to protect, prevent and respond in their community - after firefighter recruitment opened today. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have re-opened their wholetime firefighter recruitment process. It is part of a recruitment drive that has already seen the Service...
Firefighter reveals how he fled war-torn country to find a home at TWFRS
A firefighter who fled a war-torn country to save lives in Tyne and Wear has called on other immigrants to consider a career in the fire service. Bahri Mustafa, or Baz to his friends and colleagues, has been with Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) for 17 years...
Rookie Firefighters Start Their Training as Next Generation of Life-Savers
A postman, electrician and a hospital porter are among the new generation of firefighters recruited to save lives across Tyne and Wear. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have announced 21 recruits have started their training at their headquarters in Washington. The trainee firefighters began their 12-week training programme...
Woman Crippled by Agoraphobia Flourishes on Fire Service Community Programme
A young woman who was crippled by agoraphobia has today thanked the fire service for giving her the self-confidence to leave the confines of her home. Charlotte Narey, aged 21, recently took part in a free 12-week personal development programme with The Prince’s Trust course being delivered by Tyne and...
14th of February: It’s Not All about Romance
While adults tend to focus on romantic expressions of love, the 14th of February is also a great time of year to focus on how we all—children, too—can show compassionate love and kindness to our friends and family. Former primary school teacher Emma Shingleton of education resource experts PlanBee...
National Cyber Challenge for Codebreaking Schoolgirls in North East
Codebreaking schoolgirls completed a series of cyber challenges at the regional final of a national competition hosted by Teesside University. The girls put their cyber security knowledge to the test at the North East of England final of the 2022 CyberFirst Girls Competition, run by the National Cyber Security Centre...
Further £5m campus investment to create dedicated Postgraduate Student Hub
A new lease of life is to be given to a Teesside University building to create a dedicated campus space for postgraduate students. Developed in consultation with students, the University is transforming the former Buttery building into an innovative hub exclusively for postgraduate students and researchers to study, collaborate and...
Building AI capability across the region
An award from a prestigious scientific institute is to help Teesside University drive greater collaboration between and academia and industry in the use of artificial intelligence (AI). The University has been successful in applying for funding from the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. The...
Teesside University academic lands Ministry of Defence award for teaching military recruits
A Teesside University academic has been recognised with the prestigious School of Infantry (SCHINF) Commandant’s Coin from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) after tutoring Gurkha recruits in the British Army. Barry Saccone, Senior Student Success Tutor (Numeracy), collaborated with Darlington College and the MoD in the Learning and Development Wing...
National teacher recruitment drive connects Newcastle residents with local teachers and training providers. People in Newcastle are being encouraged to join a virtual careers event to find out more about life as a teacher. The session, part of a national recruitment drive, aims to inspire more people in the region...

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