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Campus Life

There's so much more to do on campus than just studying alone. From enjoying breaks and great food within our cafeterias, to engaging with sport clubs and societies or just keeping fit in CitySpace.

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Living in a student-friendly city like Sunderland is an amazing experience. 

We offer a great choice of accommodation for you to choose from and our rent prices include heating, lighting, water, fuel, Wi-Fi and personal possessions insurance.

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Eating on Campus

We've revamped our entire food and drink offering in order to provide you with an amazing selection of hot and cold food, exciting speciality dishes, and hot and cold drinks across both campuses.

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Campus Travel

With two campuses and Halls of Residences across the City of Sunderland, the University and Students' Union operate regular bus services that can get you to where you need to be

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Sunderland Students' Union

Sunderland Students’ Union has the potential to make a significant positive contribution to your experiences, while at the University of Sunderland, and for the rest of your life.

From campaigns to activities, the Students' Union have a variety of ways you can get involved.

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Team Sunderland

Team Sunderland oversee all of the University's sport clubs as well as support our elite and performance sport athletes. Team Sunderland also work within the community to on various outreach and participation projects.

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CitySpace is the University’s iconic facility for sports and social activity on the University’s City Campus. The 2012 pre-Olympic training camp venue has a vast array of fantastic services available to students, staff and members of the public throughout the year.

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Campus Cards

Your campus card is your university identification, you will need it to access certain buildings, use the campus bus service as well as to tap into class and for printing.

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