Cabin Crew Water Survival

Cabin Crew students recently took part a water survival session at Hetton Lyons Country Park. The students participated in water survival techniques which is part of the City & Guilds Cabin Crew course they are studying. They learnt essential skills that would be used in a real life ditching (crash landing on water). This was … Continued

Tourism students experience Spanish culture first-hand

Travel and tourism students experienced a residential visit to one of the most popular resorts in Spain to discover first-hand how resorts are managed and how it is a sustainable destination. Second year HND Travel and Tourism Management students flew from Newcastle to Alicante and stayed in Benidorm for a seven day residential trip. During … Continued

Travel and Catering students visit Edinburgh for residential

Sunderland College Catering and Travel and Tourism students have recently visited Edinburgh for a two night residential. The purpose of the trip was to give students the opportunity to visit a UK capital city, experience Scottish culture and local cuisine. They experienced travelling on different types of transport and staying in a hotel away from … Continued

Travel and Tourism students flying high with Jet2

Travel and tourism students were provided with a unique insight into the real world of aviation thanks to a placement with one of the largest airlines in the UK. A group of eight students, who are studying Level 3 Travel and Tourism and HND Travel and Tourism at Sunderland College, worked with the ground staff … Continued

Travel and Tourism Management students visit Benidorm

The students took part in educational residential visit to Benidorm, to investigate how the resort is managed by tour operators and the cities sustainability. They were given the opportunity with a tour operator to find out how they manage such a large resort, what their staff do and how they train their staff to look … Continued

Chinese New Year celebration volunteers

HND Travel and Tourism Management students, along with Brazilian students who are visiting Sunderland College on placement, worked as volunteers at the Chinese New Year celebrations in Sunderland city centre. As Sunderland celebrated the Year of the Dog, the students worked behind the scenes to ensure the event was a success. The students helped to … Continued

Travel and tourism students fly high with real work skills

Level 3 travel and tourism students from Sunderland College have been gaining real work skills to enable their careers to take off! Over 20 second year students, who are studying Level 3 National Diploma in Travel and Tourism at the College, have participated in a variety of work placements with leading employers such as The … Continued

Students take part in a Familiarisation trip to Manchester

Travel and Tourism students have recently participated in a familiarisation trip to Manchester, investigating the attractions, experiencing the culture and attending the Destinations Show. The HND International Travel and Tourism Management Students had the chance to learn more about Manchester, familiarisation trips are often organised by tourist boards for travel agents and tour operators so … Continued