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

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The University has a dedicated team of Partnership Liaison staff who are responsible for providing a tailored and comprehensive support service to University of Sunderland students studying with our partner colleges.

They provide expert information, advice and guidance on everything a student needs to know about being a University of Sunderland Partnership student to help ensure your student experience is a great one, and to support you taking the next step to on-campus study.

The team can provide you with advice and guidance on:

  • applying for and enrolling on your course
  • UCAS applications
  • applying for financial support and paying your fees
  • the wide range of scholarships available
  • how to make the best use of the University services and resources on offer
  • how to 'top up' to a full honours degree 
  • how to make sure your voice is heard – helping you to participate in University surveys and focus groups

The Partnership Liaison team can be contacted by prospective and current Partnership students, so if you are studying at one of our Partner Colleges or are thinking about it, please get in touch:

Bishop Auckland College:
Email: unisupport.bishop@sunderland.ac.uk 

East Durham College:
Email: Unisupport.eastdur@sunderland.ac.uk 

Gateshead College:
Email: unisupport.gates@sunderland.ac.uk 

Sunderland College:
Email: unisupport.sundcoll@sunderland.ac.uk

Tyne Coast College:

South Tyneside College site:
Email: unisupport.stc@sunderland.ac.uk

Tyne Metropolitan College site:
Email: unisupport.tynemet@sunderland.ac.uk 

Published: 25 July 2022