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Studying with us at one of our local Further Education College Partners

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  1. Which colleges can I study at?

    We have partnerships with some of the region’s top colleges, where you can study a University of Sunderland qualification. Find out where you can study.

  2. Why study at a local FE college partner?

    While you are studying at one of our partner colleges, you can take full advantage of...

  3. Which courses are available?

    There are a wide range of University of Sunderland courses on offer at partner colleges. Find out more.

  4. How do I apply?

    Find out how to apply for courses based at partner colleges.

  5. Where can I get guidance on student finance for my partnership course?

    We have a team of specialised Partnership Liaison advisors who provide guidance on all things relating to finance and funding.

  6. Will I be enrolled as a student of the college or the University?

    As a student at a partner college, you will enrol as a full student of both your chosen college and the University of Sunderland.

  7. How will the University support me while I’m on the course?

    Our Partnerships Office has a dedicated team of liaison staff who are responsible for providing a comprehensive support service to students studying with our partner colleges.

  8. Support services at your college

    You will access certain facilities and support via your college rather than via the University if you study with a partner college. Find out what this includes.

  9. Can I raise concerns and issues with the University?

    There are processes in place that allow you to raise issues with both the college and the University if you have concerns when studying at a partner college.

  10. As a partner college student, can I access financial support from Student Finance England and University of Sunderland scholarships?

    As partner college student, you access financial support from Student Finance England and some of the University of Sunderland scholarships. Find out more.

  11. Is there a student handbook for students at partner colleges?

    Find details of our Student handbook, which includes University regulations, policies and procedures.

  12. Will the course I’ve applied for definitely run?

    In order to help ensure that the student experience is maintained at a high level, there is a minimum number of students required to run a course at a Further Education college.

  13. Can I access the University Library and the Library’s online resources?

    Your college library is the main library for your course. However you are also able to enjoy some of the services and resources the University library has to offer.

  14. Can I view and edit my student record and University user ID and password?

    Find out how you can view and edit your student record and University User ID and password.

  15. Can I join the NUS as a partner college student?

    Yes. If you are registered on a University of Sunderland course at a partner college, you will automatically become a member of the University of Sunderland Students' Union...

  16. I work in an FE college and want to enquire about becoming a partner. Who do I contact?

    If you are in a UK-based, publicly funded institution, please contact Carole Green, Student Recruitment Manager (Schools, Colleges and Partnerships)

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