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Make sure to see what events are happening both online and on campus during Welcome Week and beyond.

From events such as our Vice-Chancellor welcome, our Welcome Fair and events hosted by Sunderland Students' Union, we're sure there's something for you to get involved with.

Your Freshers

Your Freshers week is the first major student event of the year, organised by the Sunderland Students' Union. Here you can get involved in many on-campus events to meet new friends and start your university journey. Plus, you can grab lots of freebies along the way!



Vice-Chancellor Welcome

You’ll hear from our Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Bell about exciting plans for the University over the weeks and months ahead and how the University are here to help support and guide you. You will also get the inside track on campus life and what it truly means to be part of the University of Sunderland.


Induction Timetable

Your Induction Timetable is your guide to your first weeks schedule at the University.

During Induction Week you will access all your scheduled sessions through your Induction Timetable on e:Vision which will be focused around your individual programmes needs and is bespoke to you.

You'll not only hear from our Vice-Chancellor but also have the opportunity to meet your Faculty Academic Dean, your Programme & Module Leaders, your Personal Academic Tutor and key support services here at the University.


Student Journey Welcome

The Student Journey department provides services and support to help you enjoy, thrive and grow throughout your studies at Sunderland. In this session, students are provided with an overview of the teams within Student Journey and the support and guidance available to you.

We also hosted a Live Q & A and have published key questions students have about support available.