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The University of Sunderland is pleased to be hosting a number of Get Ahead and online events in your country this summer. These are special events for our valued international applicants and for those who are thinking about studying in the United Kingdom.

At each event you can find out more about studying in Sunderland, meet other applicants and talk to our graduates and staff.

The events are also a great opportunity to learn about the scholarships available to international applicants and to discuss your application.

Get Ahead and online events are free to attend, but places are limited, so please register at the links below. Times are in BST.


Country Type/Platform Event Description Date Time Register
Lagos Event Get Ahead: Lagos (Sheraton Hotel) 13/07/2020 9am-4pm Register here
China Voov Agent Preview - General 16/07/2020 1:30-2pm Register here
Abuja Event Get Ahead: Abuja (Transcorp Hilton Hotel) 16/07/2020 9am-4pm Register here
China Voov Student Sharing Session – Life and Studies in Sunderland 23/07/2020 5-6pm Register here
Kuwait Zoom  Online Get Ahead: Kuwait 28/07/2020 1pm-5pm Register here
Middle East N. Africa Zoom Online Get Ahead: Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey 29/07/2020 1pm-5pm Register here
China Voov Agent Preview - General 30/07/2020 1:30-2pm Register here

Our courses

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in:

  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Computing
  • Business and Management
  • Sports and Exercise
  • Arts, Design and Media
  • Psychology
  • Pharmacy
  • Many more

Why Sunderland?

  • All international students receive a £1,500 fee discount (£1,000 postgraduate), making the University of Sunderland an excellent choice for value for money
  • We have a fantastically diverse international community with a strong student support network of over 100 nationalities
  • The North East of England is not only one of the most affordable places to live as a student but you will also enjoy miles of sandy beaches and a beautiful, glistening coastline
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