Marelli visit Mechanical Engineering Students

Staff from Marelli recently visited the college to view the engineering facilities and speak with students about the potential opportunities they could progress to at Marelli. The level 2 PEO Mechanical Engineering students were given the opportunity to take part in a discussion of how engineering and manufacturing link with one another in a modern … Continued

Engineering students engage in fun filled afternoon of Football

A range of teams from the engineering faculty at Sunderland College recently took part in an afternoon of football so that they could work on developing their teamwork and communication skills. The Welding and Motor Vehicle students took part, giving them a chance to socialise with others who study in the same curriculum area and … Continued

Engineering students visit Port of Blyth

Sunderland College students recently visited the technology centre at the Port to see the range of engineering careers that are involved in the marine industry. The Level 3 Engineering students were able to visit the engineering workshops, experience the testing facilities at the port, speak with engineers who have developed their skills over time and … Continued

Sunderland College STEAM Day

Sunderland College recently ran an afternoon STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) event with a range of activities aimed at students who are looking to progress onto higher education after completing their current studies. A selection of workshops and talks took place across at the colleges Bede and City Campuses and was a chance … Continued

Big names inspire STEAM students

Students studying STEAM subjects at Sunderland College were inspired to succeed by some of the biggest names in industry thanks to a series of workshops organised by the North East Collaborative Outreach Project (NECOP). Level 3 students studying computing, engineering, dance, drama, art and design, games design and music had the unique opportunity to take … Continued

Students enhance knowledge with engineering visit

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering apprentices visited a local aerospace engineering company to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering processes. The apprentices were given the opportunity to visit Express Engineering, which is based in Gateshead and is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced aerospace engineering company. They manufacture components and assemblies, from difficult-to-machine hard … Continued

Students visit Romania to take part in video learning for education project

Students from the Engineering, Construction and Commercial and Digital faculties at Sunderland College recently took part in a week long project, visiting Bucharest in Romania to engage in a range of STEM and maths activities. This event was a key component in the college’s two-year Erasmus+ maths project, in which the open-source maths videos and … Continued

Newcastle based company Wellstream visits Sunderland College to talk to students

Wellstream visited the college to speak with current Level 3 Engineering students about the different pathways into engineering and how they can get there. The event was organised for students who may wish to progress onto Higher Education in Engineering within the college. Students were given the opportunity to view the HE options that they … Continued

Generous college staff and students donate to local charity North East Homeless

Students at Sunderland College’s City Campus show great Christmas spirit in their fundraising efforts. A project led by Travel and Tourism students at Sunderland College’s City Campus has exceeded all expectations in raising vital donations for local charity North East Homeless (NEH.) The students chose the charity as they wanted to make a difference to … Continued