Jamie described Sunderland College as interesting, exciting and career-focused.
While studying at the college, Jamie took part in extra-curricular activities to complement his learning.
He said: “I’ve really enjoyed my time at Sunderland College and everything about my course. I’ve had loads of opportunities to develop my social and leadership skills and have found the course really interesting.
“I’ve always been interested in art and have always known what I’ve wanted to do for a career and Sunderland College is getting me closer to making that a reality.”
Jamie, who was nominated for a Young Achiever’s Award while studying at Sunderland College went on to win an award at the College’s end of year celebration for his time volunteering at a homeless shelter in Silksworth.
He is now progressing to the University of Sunderland 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.