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We are really pleased that you’ve chosen to study at the University of Sunderland. We are fully committed to providing the environment, expertise and support, which enables you to fulfil your potential and reach your aspirations. Key to this approach is partnership – working together in an academic community, which we all enjoy and in which we take pride. Our aims for you, as well as areas where you can play your part, are set out in a document called “Working Together” which can be found at: www.sunderland.ac.uk/university/publications

The University has a number of regulations, procedures and policies which will guide you through many aspects of your time as a student. All of these are available through the University’s website. This Handbook guides you through some of these procedures, and gives you links to where you can find the full regulations. It also gives you useful information that you may need during your time as a student, outlines our support to you, and gives you an introduction to the services and support provided by our Students’ Union.