Sunderland is a great place to live: not too small, not too big. And it only takes about 30 mins to Newcastle by Metro. The weather can be pretty dull sometimes and the wind is very strong occasionally. The city is 3 hours from Edinburgh, so Scotland is worth visiting.
If possible, take a laptop with you when you go to Sunderland. They'll get all the student houses connected to the Internet in spring 2004. There are not enough computers in the university libraries, so an own laptop will save you a lot of frunstration!
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