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Getting here

The University of Sunderland in London is part of a global institution, in the heart of the UK's capital. Spread across two buildings, you'll find us just a stone's throw from the major financial sector of Canary Wharf. We offer life-changing opportunities for thousands of students in London and our partner colleges in Sunderland and Hong Kong. With courses dedicated to business, management, tourism, events, nursing, healthcare and engineering, we're putting our students at the heart of everything we do.

Our buildings

Our main building is located in Marsh Wall, near Canary Wharf. Here you can find our main facilities, including the Library and our Services for Students. Most of your classes will take place here.  

Some of your teaching might take place in the Harbour Exchange building, which is located just opposite our main building. All classrooms in this space sit on the 3rd floor of Harbour Exchange building no.4. 

From the airport

London has several airports, but most long-haul flights arrive at Heathrow or Gatwick. To get here from Heathrow airport:

Take the Piccadilly Line from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to Green Park. From there transfer to the Jubilee Line and get off at Canary Wharf station where you can walk to Marsh Wall or Harbour Exchange.

To travel from Gatwick airport: Take a Thameslink train to London Bridge station, then take the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf station where you can Marsh Wall or Harbour Exchange.

By Tube or DLR

The closest station to both University buildings is South Quay, only one minute walk either way. South Quay is a station on London's Docklands Light Railway (DLR) line, which is connected to the London Underground (also known as the Tube) network. The next nearest Tube station is Canary Wharf, on the Jubilee Line, which is a 13 minute walk from the University. Plan your Tube or DLR route on the Transport for London website, or download the London Underground map.


Both the Marsh Wall and Harbour Exchange buildings are only a short walk from South Quay DLR station. If you would like to explore the local area on foot, you can use route planners like Walkit to help you plan your journey. You can also plan walking routes on the Transport for London website or using CityMapper.