Get Ahead events

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The University of Sunderland is pleased to be hosting a number of Get Ahead 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 events are free to attend, but places are limited, so please register at the links below.


Country City Location Date Time Register
Nigeria Lagos Sheraton Lagos Hotel Saturday 29 June 1pm - 6pm Register Here
Nigeria Abuja Transcorp Hilton Abuja Hotel Sunday 30 June 1pm - 6pm Register Here
Thailand Bangkok Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square Sunday 7 July 2pm -5pm Register Here
Ghana Accra  Fiesta Boutique Hotel & Residences Saturday 20 July 10am -5pm Register Here
Ghana Accra Fiesta Boutique Hotel & Residences Sunday 21 July  10am -5pm Register Here
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral Hotel Saturday 27 July 2pm -5pm Register Here

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  • 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