Respectful. We are all humans who live in the same world, do the same things, and make the same mistakes. Students are encouraged to treat everyone with respect, accept differences and be kind.
Authentic. Students are encouraged to stay true to themselves and others, develop a good reputation and be honest.
Innovative. Students are encouraged to make a real difference. to think creatively and find new ways of doing things. To be curious, find answers to questions and learn from their mistakes.
Ambitious. Students are encouraged to be positive and have high expectations for themselves. To give life a purpose, challenge themselves, explore and experiment, and be inspired.
Every day our staff inspire young people and adults to achieve their potential, life ambitions and career goals through education and training, or provide an essential support service that contributes to the success of the organisation.Work for us
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.
Work has started on a world-class training centre in Sheepfolds.
December 4, 2023
Sunderland College students showcased skills at AoC Conference & Exhibition.
November 23, 2023
Creative media students at Sunderland are working in collaboration with the BBC’s The Social as part of The Social Connects project
November 22, 2023