University of Sunderland**
The University of Sunderland is a modern University established in 1901 and is located in the North East of England. The University is home to nearly 13,000 students and also has 20,000 students based in campuses in Sunderland, London, Hong Kong, as well as in 15 other countries at learning institutions that are partners with the University.
The University of Sunderland’s mission is ‘to be bold and inspirational in providing education, research and creative practice, which offers transformative experiences to students, staff, communities and business partners in the UK and across the world.’ It is a collaborative, innovative and inspiring University that strives for the highest quality in academic research and service standards.
The University’s high academic reputation has been repeatedly demonstrated through various rankings, titles and awards. The 2014 Guardian University Guide ranked the University’s Law department as 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction. In 2016 and 2017, the University was ranked 5th in the UK for Mechanical Engineering and 11th in the UK for Media and Film Studies respectively. The University of Sunderland has also been internationally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).
The University of Sunderland partners with grand organisations such as Yahoo, Microsoft, and Nissan. It has been awarded as the best new university in the North East by the 2012 Guardian University Guide and was also awarded ‘world leading’ ranking in research in 10 subjects by the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 2008.
Sunderland is a dynamic city which combines the beauty of seaside living in the North-East part of England with an eclectic music scene and night-life. Different events are constantly being hosted in Sunderland, including art exhibitions, craft markets, and music events with DJs and independent bands playing all genres of music. The Institution has everything to suit every student’s needs, making it the best University in the North East according to students’ votes.
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