Emma described her time at Sunderland College as hard work but rewarding and fun. After leaving college, she successfully gained a job working in the childcare industry.

She said:
“I really loved the course and that we were able to go on placement, this really helped me to gain specific skills and develop my confidence.

The facilities were great and all the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful throughout my time at college.”

Emma worked full-time at a day-care nursery before deciding to take a break from her career to travel the world. She is due to embark on 2 years in New Zealand as an Au Pair.

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.