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School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1901
    • Size:
    • Large (>15,000 students)
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • Chester Road, Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
    • Phone:
    • +441915152222
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of University Sunderland in Hong Kong

The University of Sunderland is a global institution. We offer life-changing opportunities to thousands of students across the world. We are research active, with ten areas of 'world leading’ research – real-world research that is taught in your lecture halls and labs.  Sunderland will put you, our student, at the heart of everything that we do.

The life changing University of Sunderland has 20,000 students based in campuses on the North East coast, in London, Hong Kong, and its global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries. We are proud of our long-established commitment to widening participation, our world-leading research, public and private sector collaborations and our track-record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow-makers of our societies and economies.

Academic Highlights

Overseas study is no longer the privilege of exchange students or students studying abroad. The University of Sunderland in Hong Kong now offers 3-year bachelor’s (honours) degrees which include a half-year study in our UK campus, so that students can broaden their horizons and gain valuable exposure to British culture.

School Ranking

Overall, 6% of research was classified as "world leading" and 26% as "internationally excellent", with the university having an overall GPA of 2.12. Sunderland ranked 115th in the Times Higher Education REF 2014 table (down from 104th in 2008), ranked by GPA. The university ranked 103rd in The Guardian/Research Fortnight REF 2014 power table (down from 84th in 2008) 


Notable Alumni

The notable alumni of The University of Sunderland in Hong Kong includes people like Griselda Allan – English artist, Mark Aslett - Public Company CEO, Ortis Deley – English television presenter, radio DJ and actor, and Jonathan Morrell – English presenter and journalist currently employed by Channel 7, in Perth.

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Other Campuses
    • 1 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
    • 197 Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, England, United Kingdom
    • St Peters Way, Sunderland, England, United Kingdom



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