Why Us?

From classes that fit your schedule and four intakes a year, to innovative degrees run by leading academics and a brilliant location in East London, there are loads of reasons to choose us.


We are a global university with our other main campuses in Sunderland and Hong Kong. We dedicate ourselves to provide education and research relevant to the needs of industry and society.

We constantly develop research and research-led teaching that meets the needs of each industry, the NHS, government and the third sector. We pride ourselves to give our international and socially-mobile students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world.

Why us?

  • We're a top 50 UK University (Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • With classes taking place over two days a week, our timetable fits around you
  • Our small campus and open-door policy means you’re in a supportive, friendly environment
  • We have four intakes a year, so you can start your studies at a time convenient for you

You have dreams, we can get you there

If you want a degree in Business, Finance and Health, we have a range of courses to give you a successful career.

Our MSc degrees in Nursing and Public Health are both highly ranked and feature innovative course structures created in collaboration with the NHS. Plus with foundation degrees and top-ups, there are loads of routes to your dream job.

A Tourism degree is a stepping stone to a global career. Whether you want to be running hotels with an MSc in Tourism and Hospitality or organising galas with a BA in Events Management, there’s something here for you.

Shard skyline

London campus, global reach

Our academics are dedicated to their courses and students. Our open-door policy means you’ll have the support you need to do your best. Our small campus means you won’t struggle to get time with your lecturers.

Support starts before you even set foot on campus. Our Admissions team are able to give you all the information you need to make sure your application goes smoothly.

They can give you advice on visas, scholarships, studying with a disability and more.

University of Sunderland in London students at the London Eye

Heart of the city

We are based in East London, our campus overlooks some of the most famous financial buildings in the world, like 1 Canary Wharf and the HSBC tower.

Whether you’re visiting the West End to catch a play, Bloomsbury for a museum, shopping in Oxford Circus or South Bank for street food, the city has something to fit everyone’s taste.

With multiple routes to get here you can take the Jubilee line, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) or even the new Elizabeth line to Canary Wharf. Our campus is convenient for almost every commute, so you can start your journey to a brighter future.

University of Sunderland in London students at their graduation

Removing barriers to success

We don’t think finances should hold you back from achieving your goals. We offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts to help remove such barriers.

Beyond Uni

Inclusive learning community

We're more than just a university. Our goal is to knock down any barriers that get in the way of learning. We want to make sure everyone, no matter who they are or where they come from, feels safe and welcome here. Nobody should be held back by what makes them unique. That's why we've teamed up with other groups that think like we do, creating a big support network.

Find out more here