Jump to accessibility statement Skip to content

Open Days and events

The reason you're here is to go somewhere. And the reason we're here, is to get you there.

Visit us at one of our Open Days or other events throughout the year to see for yourself what Sunderland really has to offer, and how we can help get you to where you're meant to be.

Upcoming Events

Future events

  • Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 21 September 2024, 10am-3:30pm
  • Undergraduate Open Day: Saturday 19 October 2024, 10am-3:30pm


We recognise that everyone has different accessibility needs which is why we have partnered with AccessAble, the UK’s leading provider of detailed disabled access information.

View our AccessAble accessibility guides for support with planning your journey to visit the University.

Why Sunderland?

  • We are ranked as a Top 50 university in the Guardian University Guide 2024 (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • 1st in the north-east for teaching quality and student experience (The Times Good University Guide 2023)
  • Sunderland is the 11th most affordable city according to research undertaken by Halifax bank (2021)
  • One of the world's best young universities. (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023)
  • 1st in the north-east for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2024)

Learn more about our achievements.

Travel reimbursement

We want to make our Open Days as accessible as possible, so we're offering travel reimbursement to ensure that everyone who wants to attend, can.

If you attend our on-campus Open Days, are travelling directly to and from Sunderland, and live more than 20 miles away, you can claim up to £100 to cover standard coach or rail fare, or a mileage allowance for car travel. For more information see our Travel Reimbursement terms and conditions.