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Campus Services

Demonstrating our commitment to you, we offer a number of on-campus services which you are entitled to take advantage of.

**Update 1st September 2020**

Library building access and borrowing is being prioritized for students and staff of the University

In order to comply with Government and University guidelines on social distancing, the capacity of both University Library buildings will be limited. To prioritize safe and secure access for University staff and students, Library ‘Guest’ visitors will not be able to visit or borrow from the Library until further notice.

Library ‘Guest’ visitors include: Retired staff and Emeritus Professors; Partner College staff; Alumni; members of reciprocal access schemes e.g. Sconul Access; members of the public.

If you are unsure about access to the Library or have any queries please contact the Library

National Glass Centre:

It offers a unique and quirky venue for any corporate event. With spectacular views overlooking the River Wear, National Glass Centre offers an inspiring and creative environment with up-to-date conference facilities, light, spacious rooms and excellent hospitality. Find out more here 

*Update 18th May 2021**

We are pleased to announce that alumni can now return to the CitySpace Fitness Facilities 

City Space Gym:

CitySpace Fitness Suite membership includes: 

  • Full access to CitySpace Fitness Suite
  • Access to all fitness classes
  • Dedicated cardio, strength, free weights and flexibility areas
  • Personal fitness programmes with regular friendly assessments and help from the expert fitness staff
  • Fitness tests i.e. Body stats 

Clanny House

University accommodation:

At the University of Sunderland, we can provide casual and commercial accommodation, suitable for a number of visitors and guests at Clanny House, on a first come first served basis. 

Our non-student accommodation rate is £25 per night. 

Please note that there may be very limited availability during term time due to business demand, so it would be preferable for you to contact the Accommodation team at who can confirm availability, and further discuss your requirements. 


Other discounts

Law Clinic

Sunderland Student Law Clinic

A professionally supervised service, offering free legal advice and assistance from Sunderland Law School at the University of Sunderland.


Rent artist studios

If you are an artist working in glass or ceramics and you’d like more information about the Artist Studios, please contact Michelle Daurat, Head of Business and Operations, on 0191 515 5510 or

Perfomance Clinic

The Performance Clinic

At The Performance Clinic you can experience the same level of world class therapy as an elite athlete. Benefit from alumni discounts when calling and quoting you are a Sunderland graduate.


Hoseasons has some great offers for Sunderland graduates. Gain an additional 10% off your holiday booking whether it’s lodges, canal boats or city breaks.

Theatre Tickets

Alumni can take advantage of a very attractive discount on selected West End theatre shows. If you’re feeling like a bit of a showgirl or showman, why not take a look at what is on offer on the website.

Hope St Exchange

Rent an office or Creative Unit at Hope Street Xchange

Hope Street Xchange, based on the University of Sunderland’s City Campus, offers low cost, easy-in, easy-out tenancy agreements for both start-up entrepreneurs and established innovative businesses. Virtual tenancy agreements are also available, aimed at new businesses who require a professional address, but are not yet in a position to commit to the cost of renting an office. 

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