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Published: 9 October 2020

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The University of Sunderland in London is a diverse and wide-ranging community made up of everything from professionals looking to shift careers to recent graduates who’re just stepping into education for the first timeand everyone in between. 

Since March this year, when the campus closed and teaching moved online, we’ve been exploring more and more ways to keep our community thriving, even at a distance. That’s where social media comes in. 

The University has accounts across all the major platforms. Each channel offers you something different. But they’re all there for the same purpose, to support you and grow our amazing community. All on-campus events are advertised through our social media channels, so stay tuned.

 

Facebook 

University official page 

Facebook

Facebook is the world’s most popular social media site. More than 2.7 billion people have an account, over a third of the entire population of the planet. 

There’s a very healthy following on our channelIn particular, we’re proud of how many of you get in touch through the page to ask questions or even just say hi. It makes our day!  

Our profile is your main point of call for all our activity online and on campus.  

You’ll be able to find stories of students like you who’re studying with us, articles about the courses we offer, careers and wellbeing events, videos and much more.    

Follow us on Facebook at @my.uslc 

 

Current students 

Facebook group

If you’re looking for somewhere to chat with others studying here, take a look at the Current Students – University of Sunderland in London Facebook group.  

The page is a friendly, welcoming environment open to every student. You can share information, ask questions and promote events - it’s the place to go to be to get your voice heard.  

It’s worth checking out for the useful tips and tricks your fellow students have about everyday things that come up while you study. 

You can even organise groups, share favourite quiet spots to work and make friends all in one convenient online place. 

Join the current student Facebook group

 

Twitter 

Twitter

Twitter is another of the biggest social media sites in the world. It’s a popular site for politicians business leaders, brands and many more. 

Come here for the latest news, articles and events, in short, easy to digest tweets.  

We regularly include content from the wider University of Sunderland that will be of interest to you, including the main campusthe Students’ Union and various lecturers and departments. 

Tag us in your posts about using @UoSinLondon and we might even share your tweets on our feed. 

Visit us on Twitter

 

LinkedIn 

Linkedin

Your professional home on social media. LinkedIn is the place you need to be if you want to go into any kind of business after graduating while looking for a job, or if you’re just interested in being more involved in an industry. 

You can use this site to network, find connections, hear from experts and share your own thoughts on a wide range of employment-related topics. 

The University’s LinkedIn account is a great place to start if you’re new to the platform.  

We share information you need to know, including from sources as wide-ranging as the Home Office, career coaches and our alumni network. 

Follow us on LinkedIn

 

Instagram 

Instagram on a phone

A newer site for us, but one of the most popular on the internet.  

Instagram is the image sharing platform that’s grown from a place for professional photographers to the Facebook-owned, influencer-filled channel to be seen on. 

There are two main sections to Instagram – the Feed and Stories. 

The Feed is where you can find pictures of everything from people’s dinners to cats looking cute. On ours, we only share the most important, relevant and up-to-date information you need to know.  

Stories is a time-limited picture or video shared by an account. Once you’ve seen it, it disappears. So, pay attention!  

We like to share posts from our partners and friends. Try tagging the University and you could even be featured. 

Follow us on Instagram

Social media has grown incredibly fast in the past few years. An estimated 3.6 billion users (over half the world’s population) are on at least one platform.  

With all those people talking, it’s important to know where to go for the information you need. 

When it comes to everything to do with your life at the University of Sunderland in London, that’s our accounts.  

Join us and be part of the conversation.

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