Heather said that Sunderland College was fun, full of opportunities and supportive.
She said: “Studying at Sunderland College has been such a great experience. I’ve gained practical experience alongside my course. The lecturers have been so supportive and really encourage teamwork, which really suited my personality.
Heather who freelances and works as a photographer said the range of activities at the College was really inspiring and has helped her to plan her future career.
Heather is now progressing to the University of Edinburgh to study Illustration.

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.