After years of planning, designing and building, the University of Sunderland has recently opened up a stunning new medical school!

After years of planning, designing and building, the University of Sunderland has just opened up a new School of Medicine. This autumn the University has been busy welcoming an influx of 51 student doctors to its first medical school.

The University is now recruiting for 100 more doctors of the future who will arrive next September, and boost the city’s health and economy. The school is home to cutting-edge medical technology, an unrivalled academic teaching team, and uses pioneering immersive simulation suites designed to give students exposure to real-life medical scenarios.

With state-of-the-art facilities already in place and dedicated partnerships with the region’s NHS trusts, the opening is the next step in the University’s mission to make a difference to patient care in the region via its graduating students.

From paramedic training and nursing to pharmacy – and now medicine – in total the University has more than 2,000 health professionals of the future on
campus in our city

Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming open days and discover why so many choose to study here at Sunderland.

Living lab

LIVING LAB After a £15m investment programmes, this facility boasts the region’s only immersive simulation room, mock wards and has the most advanced simulation equipment. The Living Lab prepares students for real life patient care by building their confidence and experience.

The hard work doesn’t stop there! Discover how the University of Sunderland is impacting communities in the region and around the world with their leading social programmes…

Mini Medics

The University has designed a special mini medics programme which is offered to primary and secondary schools across the North East.

It means children as young as seven can now aspire to be a doctor and even train close to home. Pupils take on the role of medical professionals through fun, interactive classroom sessions. This is just one way the University reaches out to young people in a bid to inspire them to reach their full potential.

University Enterprise Zone

The University of Sunderland is also helping to shape the future of employment in the North East. Recently announced new Government funding will help create the first ever University Enterprise Zone in Sunderland. Investment of £600,000 is expected to strengthen connections between higher education facilities and businesses in the area – fantastic news for the region.

The University of Sunderland will be able to offer students specialist training facilities that are jam- packed with the latest technology and invaluable training from industry leading experts.

A fantastic development for the University and small businesses around the region, this scheme is expected to come to life in the coming months.


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