We have a reputation for providing quality care and support for our students and this includes our financial help. We provide a range of options to ensure our students have access to packages designed to meet their needs.
Learner Support Fund
The college has Learner Support Funds available to assist students aged 19+ with the general cost of attending college including travel, essential kit costs and childcare.
Full time students aged 19-20, who are either financially dependent on parents or who have an individual income of less then £11,810 could be eligible to receive a grant of £500. This package is not available to students in receipt of an out of work benefit.
For further information please contact the Welfare Team on 0191 511 6000 or email email@example.com.
Studying whilst on benefits
We have trained and experienced staff available to talk you through studying whilst unemployed. Advice is available about the fee remission policy, hours of study, clarification of the Jobseekers’ Allowance regulations, we can also give guidance on the possible effects of studying whilst on a disability benefit.Contact us to find out more about finance options
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.
Sunderland College students were recently given the chance to spend time with Britain's elite amphibian fighting force, the Royal Marines Commandos.
Education Partnership North East continues to lead the way in producing the next generation of frontline health care professionals.
Sunderland College media students recently organised a charity beach clean up to raise vital funds to support those affected by muscular dystrophy.