Respectful. We are all humans who live in the same world, do the same things, and make the same mistakes. Students are encouraged to treat everyone with respect, accept differences and be kind.
Authentic. Students are encouraged to stay true to themselves and others, develop a good reputation and be honest.
Innovative. Students are encouraged to make a real difference. to think creatively and find new ways of doing things. To be curious, find answers to questions and learn from their mistakes.
Ambitious. Students are encouraged to be positive and have high expectations for themselves. To give life a purpose, challenge themselves, explore and experiment, and be inspired.
Every day our staff inspire young people and adults to achieve their potential, life ambitions and career goals through education and training, or provide an essential support service that contributes to the success of the organisation.Work for us
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.
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.