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The University of Sunderland podcast provides the ultimate low down on everything you ever needed to know about higher education. Brought to you by our staff and current students, we'll delve into the topics that actually matter- from how to make friends as a fresher, to getting support with your mental health on campus. The views expressed during these podcasts are purely those of the contributors at the time of broadcast, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University. Our podcasts are also available to download or stream on iTunes and Spotify.

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The University of Sunderland podcast provides the ultimate low down on everything you ever needed to know about higher education. Brought to you by our staff and current students, we'll delve into the topics that actually matter- from how to make friends as a fresher, to getting support with your mental health on campus. The views expressed during these podcasts are purely those of the contributors at the time of broadcast, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University. Our podcasts are also available to download or stream on iTunes and Spotify.

    How to budget as a student

    How to budget as a student

    Between accommodation costs and making the most of student life, budgeting for university can seem like a minefield. Is it best to get a job or budget your money to make it last? For our latest episode, we're joined by current students who share their experiences and advise on what they'd do different if they were a student now.

    • 30 min
    In conversation with entrepreneur, Adam Corbally

    In conversation with entrepreneur, Adam Corbally

    Former Apprentice finalist and motivational speaker Adam Corbally joins us on campus to discuss his appearance on the hit BBC programme, his own business ventures, and his upcoming collaboration with the University’s Digital Incubator to help host Innovate Create: The Social Challenge – a two-day event aimed at students and graduates with a passion for enterprise.

    • 25 min
    Student Icks

    Student Icks

    We asked, and you delivered!
    This week, Callum and Jack are talking Student Icks submitted by you via Social Media. From the perfectly normal to the downright niche. Whether it's jogger shorts and flip-flops in winter, to if it's acceptable to whip out a pencil case in lectures, we cover it all.

    • 26 min
    Moving in Weekend

    Moving in Weekend

    Moving in Weekend is here! Leaving home and starting a new journey can seem daunting, but we're here to support you every step of the way. 
    In this episode, we hear from students George, Irish and Nana on their experiences of moving to Sunderland and away from home for the first time and what advice they have for everyone this weekend. 

    • 30 min
    Being a Mature Student at Sunderland

    Being a Mature Student at Sunderland

    Mature students make up a large percentage of our intake, so whether you’re 21 or 55, there’s never been a better time to make a change and go after what you really want.
    If you're over 21 when you commence your studies, UCAS considers you to be mature student age. At Sunderland, we know age is just a number and we'll be with you every step of the way with whatever support you may need.
    Find out more about joining the university as a Mature student with Jamie and Chloe in this latest episode.

    • 23 min
    Meet your Library Team

    Meet your Library Team

    As a University of Sunderland student, you may be studying with us on campus; at one of our partner institutions; in your workplace or online. Whatever your mode of study, the Library is here to support you and help you do your best.

    • 17 min

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