Michael described his time at Sunderland College as supportive, friendly and interesting.
Michael, who plays as a Forward for Whitley Bay Football Club and for South Shield’s Football Academy, achieved an A in Biology and two Bs in Physics and Psychology at A-Level.
He said:
“I’ve had a brilliant time at Sunderland College. I’ve been given all of the support I’ve needed to achieve my A-Level grades and keep my football to a high standard. The lecturers couldn’t be more helpful and the environment is really friendly.”
Michael is now progressing to Newcastle University to study Mechanical Engineering

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.