Access more career and life opportunities

We understand it’s a worrying time for those looking to study at college but, despite the current uncertainty, we will always be available to answer any questions you have and help you to prepare for your future.

Our recruitment and teaching staff are available via Live Chat and over phone to talk you through how we can help you to achieve your goals!

Your guide to our virtual open event!

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    Go to the area you are interested in studying

    Take a look around and find out more information about what you want to study.

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    Read about the benefits of studying as an adult

    There are so many positives to studying as an adult and we have lots of courses to choose from full-time to flexible part-time courses that fit in around your lifestyle.

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    Take a tour of our amazing facilities

    You can explore our campuses and where you will study from the comfort of your own home!

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    Need to know more about how we can support you?

    Head over to our expert and friendly support page to find out everything from financial support to how we can help you reach your true potential.

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    Want to speak to a member of our team?

    Join a live chat conversation where we can answer all of the questions you have.

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    Have you spoken to everyone you need to?

    Then what are you waiting for? Apply now and start your journey to an exciting future!

Take a virtual tour around Bede Campus

Take a virtual tour around City Campus

Take a virtual tour around Washington Campus

Expert & friendly support

Benefits of studying as an adult

Improve mental wellbeing. Learning a new skill, or enhancing an existing one, can improve and maintain your mental wellbeing and keep your mind active.

Develop your self-confidence. Studying will provide you with a sense of achievement and empowerment as you develop confidence in your own skills.

Improve your quality of life. Studying will allow you to become more motivated to improve and learn, and will help you to achieve a sense of self-fulfillment.

Increase your earning potential. Studying will help to expand your skillset, improve your prospects for progression and will give you the competitive edge when applying for a promotion or new job.

Improve your ability to succeed. You may wish to study in order to validate your knowledge and experience and to show what you are capable of, which will increase your ability to succeed.

Develop a support network. Studying will enable you to meet like-minded people, who you can network and collaborate with and share good practice.

Choose the direction of your future. You will gain access to more career and life opportunities so you can be in control and choose the direction your future takes.

100% of our HNC and HND students progressed to employment or further study.

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

Why choose Sunderland College?

We are the College of the Year

(* Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

96% of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, students aged

97% of adult learners agree their course is helping their skills to get better.

(On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19+)

Our achievement rates are above the national average