Norfolk Street is ideal for students who are looking to make the most of their time at university. Both campuses of the University of Sunderland (City Campus and Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s) are less than a 20-minutes’ walk away from the residence. You can spend time reading a book in the on-campus library or grab a coffee from the nearest café with your classmates. Take a walk alongside the River Wear when you are tired of being holed up in the lecture halls and in need of some fresh air!
The area is well-connected to the entire city via public transport, with the nearest bus station just a 2-minutes’ walk away. To further make it easy to travel around the city, a 6-minutes’ walk will take you to Sunderland subway station. If you want to explore other cities, hop on the train at Sunderland train station which is a 7-minutes’ walk away. History enthusiasts will love spending time at Sunderland Museum, Winter Gardens which is within walking distance.
The living spaces and communal spaces are fully-furnished, keeping in mind the comfort of the students. Take a long, hot shower before working on your assignments. Use the Wi-Fi for your research and to submit your assignments online. Invite your classmates over and get to know them better while working on your group projects. When you feel hungry, head to the communal kitchen to prepare home-cooked meals.
Since the property is close to the city centre, take some time out and explore the nightlife while you’re there. Sunderland Empire Theatre is close to the property, so you have plenty of opportunities to watch musicals and dance shows. During the weekends, head to Empire Cinemas – Sunderland and catch the latest movies on the big screen. You can even stop by for dinner at one of the restaurants nearby like Nando’s and D'Acqua, amongst others.