Here at the University of Sunderland, we can proudly say we know how to welcome and educate our international students - we have been doing it for more than 50 years. Not only do we understand different cultures and different students' needs we are also very aware of the importance of what a university education means to you.
Outside of academic life all your needs are catered for with our support package being one of the best in the UK.
Sunderland is also a very safe place to study - the University of Sunderland is in the top ten safest universities in England and Wales, according to official police data published in June 2012.
Sunderland attracts thousands of students from all over the globe who go on to lead exciting careers armed with a first-class qualification. Studying in the United Kingdom leads to an academic qualification that is respected throughout the world. It also gives students the opportunity to learn from the experience of living in the UK, to absorb its culture and language, and to make valuable contacts and friendships.
The relationship between you and the University is a partnership – we have commitments to you, and equally you have responsibilities to us, and to the British government. When you enrol, you will be given the University of Sunderland’s International Agreement (.pdf). This document contains the responsibilities that both you and the University have agreed to regarding your studies in the UK.