Our sports department is always staying ahead of the game. See below some of the remarkable strides they have made over the past year!

Partnership helps student-athletes achieve their career goals

Sunderland College’s city-wide partnership with Foundation of Light has created opportunities for young student-athletes to achieve their goals.

Since teaming up in 2021 to give hundreds of young people greater access to qualifications, sports and employment opportunities, the partnership’s Football Scholarship programmes – part of the college’s Sports Academies – saw success in national leagues and cups with student-athletes representing their countries, progressing to leading local clubs and accepting offers from top universities.

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Students athlete celebrates outstanding results

Football Academy Student Athlete, Emily Brown receives a Triple Distinction Star grade in her BTEC in Sport Coaching and Development, and is going on to study Primary Education at Durham University.


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Emily Brown smiles at the camera while holding her college certificates.

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