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Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, Showmen and Boater (GTRSB)

The University of Sunderland was one of the first universities nationally to sign the Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, Showmen, and Boater (GTRSB) into Higher Education Pledge in January 2021. You can find out more about the pledge here. Signing the pledge demonstrates the University’s commitment to support GTRSB students into and through HE.

The We Care Team provides personalised support for all GTRSB students. The team has a dedicated contact, Wendy Price, We Care Team Manager. We offer bespoke pastoral support to GTRSB students throughout their studies, from the point of initial enquiry to graduation and beyond. Meetings are confidential and students’ choices are always respected.

The support we provide for students includes:

  • Guaranteed accommodation 52 weeks of the year (and help moving in if needed)
  • Student finance and funding, including support during the application process. GTRSB students are Priority Band 1 for the University of Sunderland bursary offer.
  • Regular check in meetings with the team
  • Opportunities to network with other GTRSB students and staff throughout the academic year.

You can find out more about the support the We Care Team offers here:


Wow: another top national award for University's We Care team | The University of Sunderland

We Care during lockdown | The University of Sunderland

The We Care Team can be contacted at  GTRSB@sunderland.ac.uk or by calling 0191 515 2216.

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