Students' Union

Welcome to Your SU, a place run by students for students!

Sunderland Students' Union is a student-led organisation here to give you and all students a chance to get the best out of your time at university. We can support you in a number of ways throughout your time with us.


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How we can support you

Fun, memories, and lots of freebies! We have tonnes of opportunities you can get involved in and events you can attend with your friends, or come along and make some new ones! We can help you to improve your skills, boost your CV, and are here to represent your voice through your student experience.

If you ever face any difficulties, we will be able to signpost you to find the right support for your needs.


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Meet new people and have fun

Joining a society at Your SU is a brilliant way to meet like-minded students, make friends and find your community at university, all while having a fantastic time – and maybe even trying something new.

We have over 50+ student-led societies covering everything from cultural groups, to LGBTQI+ and even movies and hedgehogs! 

We have something for everyone!

Find out more about clubs and societies.

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Have your voice heard

The Students' Union is here to ensure that every student has their say and that their interests at the University are represented. We are dedicated to empowering you to bring about the changes you would like to see and offer multiple points of contact where you can raise your concerns or share your feedback.

Find out more about our SU events.


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Time to socialise

We host a range of events and activities throughout the year. Whether that be on campus, in the city and beyond! Join us on one of our famous day trips or come to celebrate a cultural day with free food like India Day. It's a great way to socialise and meet other students!

Find out more about our events.


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Find yourself a buddy

Starting university can be daunting but having a friend can always make you feel that little bit more comfortable. SU buddy is a great way to:

  • Meet new people
  • Boost your confidence
  • Get used to the campus and your surroundings 
  • Explore the city of Sunderland and beyond


Find out more about SU buddy.

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Get in touch

Come find us in person on the ground floor of Edinburgh Building, City Campus.

If you have any questions you can email us at or head to our website where you can browse all our exciting opportunities and events. 

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