You’ll receive a complimentary bedding pack on arrival (upon request) if you’re staying within University managed accommodation for more than 19 weeks. Other essential items can be purchased at: onlinestore.sunderland.ac.uk. Any pre-purchased items will be waiting for you on arrival at your accommodation reception.
Fast and reliable internet
The University of Sunderland’s Accommodation Services work with Glide to provide you with an incredible 45Mbps internet package, with unlimited downloads and uploads all included in the rent (The Forge has 100Mbps unlimited Wi-fi only broadband). You can connect to the internet via all Glide wireless access points, located within and around all of our accommodation sites. University managed accommodation provides wireless and hardwired internet connection in each bedroom. For more information, visit: glidebusiness.co.uk/student
Personal possessions insurance
As part of your university accommodation package you’ll receive personal possessions insurance cover through Endsleigh. For more information, visit: The Endsleigh website.
Additional and medical requirements
We strive to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible, so knowing if you have any additional requirements can help us greatly with your room allocation. If you do have any requirements that you would like us to know about then please state them on your accommodation application when requested. For more information, visit our Help and Advice articles.
If you’re considering bringing your family to Sunderland we have a number of family houses available at Panns Bank and Scotia Quay. Our family houses offer space for two adults and a maximum of two children within Panns Bank and Scotia Quay. As availability is limited we can’t guarantee accommodation to all students wishing to bring their family, so please enquire quickly.
Couples and friends' accommodation
Scotia Quay offers self-contained one bedroom flats with a kitchen, lounge and bathroom. Flats in Scotia Quay are for established couples only, and are not suitable for friends. Clanny House offers two bed flats (medium rooms) for either couples or friends to share. Each flat comes with its own lounge, diner, kitchen and bathroom. The Forge U Student Village offers a one bed apartment suitable for established couples or single occupancy only.
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