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Do you have a dedicated team to support Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, Showman and Boater (GTRSB) students?

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If you identify as a Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, Showman or Boater (GTRSB) student, our We Care Team can offer individual, bespoke support whenever you need it.

Wendy Price, We Care Team Manager, is our dedicated contact for GTRSB students and is assisted by Lauren and Safeenah. Wendy, Lauren and Safeenah can offer personalised support based on your individual needs. Meetings are confidential, and your choices are always respected.

We can assist on a wide range of issues including:

  • Guaranteed accommodation 52 weeks of the year
  • Student finance and funding
  • Finding employment and part-time work
  • Academic queries such as taking time out of your course
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Applying for financial support as part of our scholarships and bursaries offer
  • Social events and opportunities to meet other GTRSB students and staff

If you have any questions about studying at the University of Sunderland, or the support available, please contact the team on 0191 515 2216 or email GTRSB@sunderland.ac.uk.

A member of staff smiling Lauren Boffey Safeenah Hussain

(Left to right) Wendy Price, Lauren Boffey and Safeenah Hussain