University of Sunderland Successes


Highest Climber in The Guardian League Tables 2017 – The Guardian

Top 20 in the UK for 7 subjects including Mechanical Engineering, Tourism and Media
The Guardian League Tables 2017

Best in the North East for course satisfaction in 6 subjects including Accounting and Finance, Fashion and Textiles and Sociology
The Guardian League Tables 2017

Best in the North East for satisfaction with teaching in 6 subjects including Biosciences and Business, Management and Marketing
The Guardian League Tables 2017

Best University in the North East
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015 (voted by students)

5th place in Mechanical Engineering
Guardian League Table 2016

Top 10 in UK for Student Accommodation
WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2015

One of the best work places in Britain
National Survey 2014.

2nd place for Law – Student satisfaction on teaching
Guardian League Table 2015

6th place on Pharmaceutical
Guardian League Table 2013

92.5% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating
Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2015

1st place for Business School in the North East of England
Guardian University  Guide 2012

4th place in Tourism studies
Guardian League Table 2012

Top 5 Students’ Union in the UK
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015

Ten academic areas are classified as having ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ research

The University has been grated with A from Ofsted for secondary Education
One of 8 in the country

School of Education establishes the Children’s, Young People and Families Center for helping the government reach the 5 targets enacted by the Every Child Matters organization.

British government appoints the University of Sunderland as the National Center for Excellence for Teacher Training.

TOP 10 in the safest Universities in England and Whales .
According to British Police records – June 2012

Business and Management programmes are characterized as “excellent” on QAA’s recent report.

Best new University for Research
Times, December 2001

Best University for studying Law
The Guardian

University of Sunderland is the only educational Institute that offers paralegal accreditationas part of the law degree.

University of Sunderland is world leading in Research.

University of Sunderland is collaborating with: SONY PLAYSTATION, YAHOO, NISSAN, SAGE, BRITISH AIRWAYS

20 years of collaboration with GLAXO SMITHKLINE

PHIZER, for the last 10 years finances research programmes taken place in Sunderland

Top 5 in the world for satisfaction with residential service
International Student Barometer 2014

96%  of the students voted library services as “excellent”
Student Experience Survey  – 2010

Top 5 in UK for satisfaction with cost of living
International Student Barometer 2014

96%  satisfaction by students for the  Faculty of Education and Society
Student Experience Survey – 2012

Largest Media School at the North east of England

The first Media School in the U.K where everything is digital

World class research for Computer Science
The Guardian

No 1 in Pharmaceutical in the North East of England
Guardian – 2012