Why choose Sunderland

Choosing a university isn't always easy, but here are just a few reasons why choosing the University of Sunderland could be a life-changing decision.

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Mechanical Engineering student Elisangela Oliveira enjoying the sunshine on City Campus

  • Best University in the North East – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015 (voted by students)
  • Shortlisted for University of the Year – Times Higher Education Awards 2012
  • Best New University in the North East – Guardian University Guide 2012
  • Top 10 in UK for Student Accommodation – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015
  • Top 5 in the world for satisfaction with residential service – International Student Barometer 2014
  • Top 5 in UK for satisfaction with cost of living – International Student Barometer 2014
  • Top 10 in the world for satisfaction with student advice – International Student Barometer 2014
  • 92.5% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating – Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2015
  • Top 5 Students' Union in the UK – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015
  • Ten academic areas are classified as having ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ research
 
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Open day on Thursday 25th February 2016 from 2:00pm-7:00pm.  More...

Open day on Friday 18th March 2016 from 11:30am-6:00pm.  More...

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