University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a university located in Sunderland in the North East of England. The university has 17,101 students, including 2,695 international students from 118 countries.

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Address: Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland SR1 3SD, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 191 515 2000


The University of Sunderland has been providing higher education in the city since 1901, and is proud to be an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support.

The University of Sunderland has been shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012, Best new university in the North East, according to the Guardian University Guide 2012 and ‘World leading’ research in 10 subjects, according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008).

The current University of Sunderland Academic Strategy places research and knowledge creation at the core of its academic activity, and conducts its research activity within the context of four Research Beacons and three cognate Research Centres.