Calum described his time at Sunderland College as enjoyable, rewarding and enriching. He has formed a band with musicians he met at college. He progressed to a top-up degree at university.

He said:
“I decided to study at Sunderland College because of the impressive brand new music facilities. I liked the practical experience of performing with like-minded individuals. The people I have met at college has meant that I have developed a strong alumni of talented musicians.

I liked the campus and I was very impressed with the high quality of the facilities. It always had a relaxed atmosphere.”

Calum progressed to a top-up degree at university

Student success stories

Maths and English for a Successful Future

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.

98% of our students progress to a positive destination

*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

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.