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Activities - In your own time

Your wellness is very important to us. We have a whole host of activities signposted below that you are able to do in your own time. These range from physical activities from our CitySpace Fitness team through to midfulness activities and much more.

Gamers Group

Calling all student gamers! We've created a Facebook group for you to share what games you're playing, swap gamer tags and share your lobbies. This is a great way to meet new friends during lockdown and the staff from Team Sunderland will even be hosting LIVE events for you to get involved in.

Join the group here: www.facebook.com/groups/uosgamers

Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Ox online with a whole host of Chinese New Year activities, videos and performances.

The National Maritime Museum are putting togehter a fantastic range of virtual events for free!

CELEBRATE CNY

 

Free Online Learning

UK Coaching
UK Coaching have temporarily made their most valuable subscriber resources available to everyone who registers for free on UK Coaching. These will equip coaches with the knowledge and skills to operate confidently and competently so that they can meet the wants, needs and dreams of the people they coach. Find an online classroom at a time that suits you, enrol on an eLearning course or listen to a webinar on-the-go.

Current online courses include;

  • Coaching people with a visual impairment
  • Keeping deaf and disabled children safe in sport
  • How to coach: Plan, Do, Review
  • Inspiring positive behaviour in sport
  • Renewal: Safeguarding and Protecting Children
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Mental health awareness for sport and physical activity
  • Understand, Connect, Thrive: Knowing Your People (Adapted from Coaching The Person in Front of You)
  • Understand, Connect, Thrive: Developing Your Practice (focussing on person centred coaching and differentiation of skills, drills and activities – using STEP and AIM)
  • Promoting Behaviour Change
  • Coaching Children Online Classroom

Why not also join the UK Coaching Connected Coaches network and access their forum and resource suite.

Introduction to Orienteering Course Available in eLearning
This course will support all Teachers and Assistants, Outdoor Centre Staff, Youth Leaders and Uniformed Group Leaders to understand what Orienteering is and how to introduce activity sessions in a fun and exciting way to young people.

StreetGames
StreetgGamestraining develops the workforce to activate change by building skills and knowledge in the areas of sport, physical activity, community safety, mental and physical well-being. We work with organisations to build on talent and develop new areas of expertise. We deliver training to staff, students, apprentices, volunteers, youth workers and young leaders.

The FA
The FA have produced a number of online courses through their website which include leadership, mentoring as well as CPD courses. You need to register as an FA Fan to access the courses but this is free. You can do this here and start accessing the content.

The Open University
Exploring sport coaching and psychology. In this free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, you will explore the influence of coaching and psychology through the lens of sports people and teams who have been successful. You will focus on coaching practices used with young people and adults, including research and advice of leaders in their fields.

CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)
CIMSPA have created a hub where they have brought together advice and guidance to support those working in the sector – click here to access.

LinkedIn Learning

We are very pleased to announce an exciting new addition to eLearning resources, available to all students to use as part of your personal and professional development.

The University has invested in LinkedIn Learning, an award-winning eLearning platform which is an industry leader in online training.

By investing in LinkedIn Learning we are demonstrating the University’s strong commitment to provide a relevant, varied and accessible range of development for our students as part of our Digital First Programme.

LinkedIn Learning contains a digital library of over 6,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business, software and creative topics. Accessible 24/7 from your desktop or mobile device. You may watch an entire course, or individual videos – some are as short as four or five minutes. You will be able to bookmark courses that suit your interests, keep track of the courses you have taken, and when you complete a course, you will receive a certificate. You have the opportunity to refine or develop your personal and professional skills as well as learn new software such as Office 365 and other business systems.

ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT

Sporting Classics RE:WIND

Team Sunderland have put together a playlist of some of the most memorable matches across the world of sport. From Football to Volleyball, the Olympics to the Rugby World Cup Final we've got you covered.

LONDON 2012: SUPER SATURDAY | VOLLEYBALL OLYMPIC 2012 FINAL | SUPER BOWL XLIX | ENGLAND V LIONESSES | MICHAEL JORDAN DOUBLE NICKEL GAME | MAN UTD TOP COMEBACKS | EFL CUP CLASSIC | WOMENS RUGBY WORLD CUP 2014

 

Art & Museums

We may not be able to enjoy Museums and Art galleries like we used to but we've put together a collection of museums and art exhibitions which are all online so you can explore them from the comfort of your own home, ranging from regional exhibitions in the BALTIC through to the word history exhibition at the British Museum, The Vatican as well as many others.

SUNDERLAND CULTURE | BALTIC CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART | BEAMISH MUSEUM | BRITISH MUSEUM | THE LOUVRE | VAN GOGH MUSEUM | THE VATICAN MUSEUM | METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART | RIJKSMUEUM | MUSÉE D'ORSAY

Visit the Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is home to a variety of different animals. You can view the live webcams at any point throughout the day to see animals which include Pandas, Penguins, Tiger & Koala Bears.

PANDA CAM | PENGUIN CAM | TIGER CAM | KOALA CAM | LION CAM

Get to know: Sunderland

The City of Sunderland has a lot to offer and is steppe with history, but there's some bizarre and interesting facts you may not know about the City where you study. Take a look at the facts from having connections with American Presidents through to the Sunderland footballer who is banned from going to space.

BIZARRE FACTS | INTERESTING FACTS | INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW | SUNDERLAND 'TIL I DIE | TOP 10 GOALS

Choose your Workout

Work your way through previous workouts. Keep active and keep fit while you're at home!

Workout in your own time with your own instructor from the comfort of your own home. Varied Workouts include Insanity, Abs Workout, Daily workouts, stretch classes and HIIT workouts.

You can also view our workouts via the MyWellness App. The MyWellness app will allow you to get involved with a whole host of workouts. We'll also assign you your very own personal fitness coach where a member of our CitySpace Fitness team will be in regular contact with you and tailor workouts to your aims.

WORKOUT NOW | MyWELLNESS