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Community 2021


The University is committed to being an active civic institution, part of a two way process with the local and wider area.

The community and outreach work carried out by the Institute of Sport encompasses this statement, and our involvement with the local area is increasing year on year, we are now part of many new and exciting projects working with partners such as HEFCE, Tyne & Wear Sport, Sport England, SUNEE, and the Local Council.

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School Sport

The University is always looking for ways to develop its students and help provide them with experiences that will help them excel in the working world. Helping schools deliver their sport programs is a great way for our students to gain experience in the school systems.

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Disability Groups

The Institute of Sport is fully committed to working with and supporting disability groups and individuals.

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Family & Kids activity

Family & Kids Activity

We don’t just cater for University staff and students we have a number of programmes and activities designed just for kids! 

The University of Sunderland, along with our community programme Team Sunderland, are committed to creating more opportunities for young people to participate, train and compete in their chosen sport.

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Cultural Support Groups

The University of Sunderland offers people from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds including Asylum seekers the opportunity to take part in weekly sport and physical activity.

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Local League Teams

Local League Teams

Team Sunderland offers opportunities for students, alumni and community members to represent the university in local league competitions for Netball and Basketball.

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