Learn the essential study skills you need to succeed at the University of Sunderland in London.
Studying at home can become repetitive. While it's important to build up the habit of studying, there is a risk that you can become too relaxed and let the quality of your studying drop. These seven study tips will help you refocus and get the most out of your study sessions.
Study at home
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Here are some reasons why returning to university might the be right decision for you
With the start of 2023 practically here, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions.
Classes might be happening over your computer for a while, but life at the University goes on. While we're in lockdown, take some time to develop some good study habits. Try out our five favourites.
Get some good habits
October marks Black History Month across the globe. We spoke to some of our staff and student ambassadors to find out why they think it is important.
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Five museums every student new to London needs to visit.
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Congratulations on joining the University of Sunderland in London, you have made a great choice that will have a huge impact on your whole future. You’re joining us at one of the most interesting times possible. Not only are we growing at an amazing rate, welcoming more people into our community.
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You're starting at the University of Sunderland in London as we celebrate ten years of welcoming students just like you through our doors. Find out what to expect and what services are available to you.
While we’re amazed at the dedication and hard work you’ve been putting in over this difficult time, it’s fair to say the lockdown has thrown up some challenges. A major one is working out how to study and stay comfortable at the same time. The temptation is to work from your sofa or bed, but is this really the best way to do things?
Digital technology, and the ability to use it effectively, is essential for anyone hoping to reach their goals through studying at the University of Sunderland in London. That's why we've made sure our website is as accessible as possible through the ReciteMe tool. Learn all about it.
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No matter how passionate about their studies, everyone needs to take a break now and again. It helps us recover from stress, absorb what we have learned and restore our energy so we can keep going. The question is, what should you do with your study breaks?
Read on for some ideas.
Is it better to take notes in class or spend your time listening to what your lecturer is saying? The truth is both, but how do you go about doing that? Find out in this article.
Get the most out of class
London is an amazing city for many reasons, not least just how easy it is to get around the biggest urban settlement in the country. So what’s the best way to get to the University of Sunderland in London and how do you make sure you get to that 9am class on time?
We all know that what we eat has a huge impact on our bodies and our general health. A diet of lots of fats and sugars will not only affect our weight but how we feel as well. That’s because food fuels everything we do, from our ability to focus in class to having the energy to complete that assignment. To give your brain the best start, try out some of our suggestions.
Start eating better
Tomorrow is the 47th International Women’s Day to be celebrated around the world since its inception in 1975. While a huge amount has changed for many women around the world, this year the organisation is taking a serious look at some of the things that still need to be achieved in the fight for equality.
Break the bias this International Women's Day
Valentine’s Day is a time to show some love, whether that’s treating your partner or getting together with your friends. While traditionally a celebration for couples, we thought why not use 14th February as an excuse to spread a little joy in the world.
Share some love
You’ve just joined the University of Sunderland in London, congratulations! We’re so excited to have you here as part of our unique, welcoming and close-knit community of students, academics and support staff. Find out about the services you can take advantage of during your studies.
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It’s LGBT History month so throughout February we wanted to share the stories and experiences of queer people in society, alongside tips for being an ally. Today, we’re highlighting some of the activists who have had the biggest impact on the lives and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.
Celebrate queer history
We're so excited to be welcoming new students to classes this month. Get ready to start your University of Sunderland in London experience with these top tips.
Welcome to your university
As part of our LGBT History celebrations, we wanted to talk about what it means to be an ally. Find out what you can do to support your LGBTQ+ friends, family members and colleagues.
Be an ally
February is LGBT History Month in the UK, and we're taking a look at its origins. How did the annual celebration of queer culture come about and just why do we celebrate now when most of the world marks the occasion in October?
Explore the history of LGBT History
This year, LGBT History Month is celebrating the theme of Politics in Art. With that in mind, we wanted to share with you some of the stories of amazing members of both the arts and LGBTQ+ communities and the impact they've had on our world.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ artists
While you're at the University of Sunderland in London to work hard and reach your goals, it's important to remember the little things - like eating a good meal! Check out some of these places around campus to fuel your studies.
We spend a third of our lives asleep. Sleeping has a major impact on a wide range of our bodies functions, including brain development and memory retention - something every student should think about. Get tips on nodding off so you can wake up refreshed and ready to achieve your best.
Get to sleep
It’s a brand-new year and you are already working on yourself. No, we’re not talking about the resolution you will probably give up on in February. 2022 is the year of you because you’re at the University of Sunderland in London (or at least thinking of applying here – great choice!)
Get studying smart
London is an amazing place to be celebrating the holidays. With over a third of Londoners being born outside the UK, the city boasts 270 nationalities and more than 300 languages. One of the best things about that much diversity is learning of the many ways different people celebrate Christmas.
Celebrate a global Christmas in London
With around 7.1 million people in the UK now listening each week, podcasts are one of the most popular ways we entertain ourselves. Find out how you can use podcasts learn and grow at university and check out a few of our favourites.
Listen to some podcasts
If you are reading this article you’ve already made a great choice – taking the first step towards reaching your goals as a University of Sunderland in London student. But with so many choices, you might need a little help working out where to start.
Learn about our Masters degrees
At the University of Sunderland in London, you have lots of options on where you want your academic career to take you. You go on the popular paths of a BA, BSc or MA that many students across the country take, depending on which degrees you have taken in the past.
Top-Up with us
During the lockdown, a new craze seems to have started amongst those of us working and studying from home – indoor plants. There are, in fact, numerous scientifically proven benefits to having a work or study space surrounded by plants.
Discover the world of indoor plants
Studying for your postgraduate degree at the University is a fantastic way to take your education, and employability, to the next level. Find out why you should apply today.
Study for your postgraduate degree
At the University of Sunderland in London, we’re extremely proud of the huge amount of diversity on our campus. There are plenty of reasons to complete your degree as an international student with us.
Coding, or using a programming language to communicate with a computer, is a rising skill in the world of work. Everyone from top executives to school children is learning to build websites and design apps. So, why should you get involved?
Learn to code
Are you thinking about applying for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Top-Up) or MSc Nursing degrees? That’s great! But with just one year for either course, it’s a good idea to consider how you can get the absolute most out of it during your time here.
Excel in your Nursing degree
Life as a University of Sunderland in London student can be exciting, interesting and fun. It is also, for many of you, just one aspect of your very busy lives. It’s no wonder then that a question lots of people ask is ‘how do I study around my other commitments?’ We’ve put together our very best tips and tricks for getting the most out of your time with us, without burning out!
Plan your study schedule
Did you know that there are hundreds of fascinating online events, talks, seminars, classes and more each month on practically any subject you can think of? Start the new year off right with a few of our favourites for you to enjoy - ranging from tips for launching your own business to grabbing a few minutes of wellness.
Find the talk for you
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.
Celebrate 2021 with the University of Sunderland in London
In this article, we’ll explore some of the ways you can retain the information you hear in class and make sure you come away from your time at the University of Sunderland in London as an expert in your field.
Become a memory master
We're all spending a lot more time at home than ever before. Time to take advantage of that and save yourself some money with our top tips for making the most of your online food shop.
Since the start of the pandemic, we've all gotten used to working and studying from home. That can throw up some serious challenges when you're working on your degree. In this article, we discuss how you can stay focus, avoid distractions and make the most out of your time at home.
Around the world, February is a time of celebration. For people who identify as LGBTQ+ (that’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and any other form of self-definition), it’s an opportunity to stand up and share in the joy of being who you are.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with us
Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), an opportunity for us to come together and celebrate the achievements of women in our society. It’s also a chance for people to call for equal status for women in everything from the workplace and education, to the home and social settings.
Celebrate International Women's Day