Dr Benjamin Ajibade is the Senior Lecturer and Programme Manager for undergraduate Nursing courses at the University of Sunderland in London. In this article, he discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of students on traditional, practical nursing courses.
Are you someone who wants to work for themselves? Have you got aspirations to become a high-flying entrepreneur? The Business Enterprise Certificate (BEC) could be your first step into the world of start-ups.
The start of the new year can be a time for change and excitement as we look forward to the things to come. But there are a lot of difficult feelings mixed into that, perhaps now more than ever. The Health and Wellbeing team are here with their advice for combating poor mental health in January.
For recent University of Sunderland in London graduate, Desislava Vodenicharova, conservation and sustainability are the keys to unlocking global environmental tourism. Following her BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up) course Desi, as she’s known to her friends, joined the Atlantic Whales and Dolphin Foundation in Tenerife, Spain on a work placement.
In this world of social media influencers and mega-rich celebrities, defining who you are in the job market could be key to meeting your career goals. A personal brand is made up of the actions we take to create a public ‘persona’ and influence the way people think of us. Follow these seven rules for creating and building your personal brand.
A common exam employers give these days is the ability or aptitude test – a way of looking at how a candidate would react in given situations. They test your natural ability far more than what you’re learning. But there are ways to prepare for them to give yourself a better chance at passing.
Since March last year, many of you have experienced what it means to learn online. But if you’re new to the University of Sunderland in London, you might be wondering how you can make the most out of your digital experience. Follow our eight top tips for staying focused during your studies.
Happy New Year from the University of Sunderland in London! To start 2021, we thought we'd celebrate the University's wonderful international diversity by looking at how people around the world mark the new year.
These days companies are getting more and more applications for the job roles they post. Many businesses are turning to pre-interview screening in an attempt to find the best candidates. That means you’re likely to be asked to pass one of these psychometric tests before you get to meet your potential employers face-to-face.