Student support

Making sure our students feel supported on their university journey is of utmost important to us. As well as receiving all the support you need academically, we provide a range of services to make sure you're happy, feel included, and are able to reach your full potential.


How the University can support you

We have a range of student services available to support you throughout your time at university. Many of these services are delivered to you by Student Journey. Find out more about the support we offer below.

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Wellbeing Support

Providing wellbeing support and resources for everyone, including mental health, disability, faith and chaplaincy, LGBTQI+ and more.


A student sitting at their laptop smiling

International Student Support

Here to help international students with any immigration and welfare queries you may have.

Two students in front of a flower wall and the SU sign wearing irish hats and doing peace signs

Students' Union

A student-led organisation offering amazing opportunities to help you grow, achieve and have fun while studying with us.

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Team Sunderland

Our friendly and enthusiastic team of professionals, here to support you with your participation in sport and exercise.

Gateway Building

Gateway enquiries

Gateway is our hub for all student enquiries and the team is here to support and advise you no matter how big or small your issue is.

We have an enquiry desk at each campus ready to help you when you need it, as well as online support.

City Campus, Gateway Building
Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's, Prospect Building

Enquiry desk opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm