Drew described his time at Sunderland College as confidence-building, supportive and practical.
Drew’s career ambitions are to work in Musical Theatre in the West End. Speaking about his time at Sunderland College, he said:
“I’ve had the best time at Sunderland College. There are so many opportunities to practically apply your learning. Through my time at the college I performed in the production of Evita at the Theatre Royal, which was a great opportunity and really brought out my confidence.
“I love, love, love the staff. Jonathan, Lauren and Victoria are amazing people.”
Drew is now progressing to the University of Cumbria to study Musical Theatre.

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.