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Freshers' Welcome Weekend

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Welcome Weekend

New to Sunderland? Join US for our Welcome Weekend, and hit the ground running in your first few days at University.

The Gateway Enquiry Team will be available in CitySpace to meet students who have last minute questions before the start of Freshers’ week.  Staff will also be available in Clanny House and Panns Bank Halls of Residences.

As well as the opportunity to view our fitness suite and sports facilities at CitySpace, students will be able to collect their Campus Card and travel pass if they have already uploaded their photo (ID  is required, preferably a passport or driving licence).  IT support will be available to help with any IT issues, the StudyPlus Scheme(link is external) Team will be available, as well as staff from our Disability Support(link is external) and our Higher Education Care(link is external) Team and Team Sunderland.

Students can also sign up on our walking tour around Sunderland to see what the City has to offer, The tour will leave CitySpace at 2.30pm on Saturday or Sunday.

Car parking at City Campus is free on Saturday and Sunday as well as a free University shuttlebus operating to and from halls to CitySpace.

The Studio Café in CitySpace will be open for tea, coffee, soft drinks, pastries and sandwiches from 10am until late Saturday and until 4pm on Sunday.


Welcome to Sunderland!