Alexander described Sunderland College as stimulating, enjoyable and a great opportunity. While studying at the College, he raised money for Macmillan and volunteered in the local community. He went on to achieve a Medicine degree at Newcastle University, as well as gaining a Masters in research. He now works as a Junior Doctor in Newcastle.
“I joined Sunderland College to gain opportunities for independent learning and to be treated as an adult; both of these hopes were fulfilled by the College.
What I liked best about Sunderland College was the great teaching. I felt the great staff really pushed me to do well. The real interest in each subject from the teachers was very encouraging and allowed us to succeed.”
Alexander is now a junior doctor at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.
Maths and English are everywhere! They are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and to progress to your dream career. A GCSE Maths and English qualification could be the difference between being accepted onto a university course or getting a job promotion.
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study.
(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
Sunderland College student-athlete Harvey Smith is celebrating after receiving national recognition for his stand-out performances this season.
February 1, 2023
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January 12, 2023
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December 22, 2022