This accessibility statement applies to the Sunderland College website at and all pages hosting within this domain. 

Sunderland College is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to a number of non-compliances which we are currently auditing.  When our audit is complete a full list will be provided of non-accessible content and details as to when and how we will be looking to address these. 

To get the best experience using our website in the meantime, you can use the steps detailed below: 

  • Text size - you can increase the size of the text on our webpages by selecting "view" in your browser menu, then selecting "text size/larger" or "increase font."  You can also change text size by scrolling across the screen with the wheel of your mouse while holding down the control key.  Using the Ctrl and + keys and Ctrl and - keys will increase text or zoom in and out on most browsers. 

  • Navigating without a mouse - Use the "arrow" keys to scroll up and down a page. Use the "tab" key to move between links, then click "return" or "enter" to select a link. Use the "backspace" key to go back to the previous page. 

  • Browser compatibility - The site is best viewed using any of the following browsers and platforms with your monitor resolution set at 1024 x 768 or above. 

Compatible Browsers: 

  • Internet Explorer 9.0 and above 
  • Google Chrome 
  • Firefox 
  • Safari 

Request an alternative format 

If you cannot access any information on our website and would like to request an alternative format, for example, an accessible PDF, large print document, easy read version, audio recording or braille copy, please call us on 0300 770 8000 or email us on We will try to provide you with an alternative version; however, there may be times where this is not possible. We aim to respond to requests within 5 working days, where possible. 

If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, call us on 0300 770 8000 or email us on