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Your Studies

Making sure you are equipped and supported enough in your studies is something we thrive for.

Here you will be able to see a whole host of support information to manage your studies.

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Academic Timetable

Your Academic Timetable shows you everything you need to know about your class schedule. Your timetable will tell you what and when your classes and who is taking them.

Your Academic Timetable changes throughout the year depending on the modules you are studying.

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Assessments and Exams

During your studies, you will be required to submit assessments and take part in examinations to show your understanding of your programmes curriculum. 

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Academic Forms

During your studies you may find that you need additional support and guidance through Extenuating Circumstances, or taking a Leave of Absence. You may even want to transfer programme altogether.

To make any changes to your studies, you may need to complete and submit the relevant academic form.

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Library Services

Our Library team deliver a range of services, spaces, and support across our learning community. Library services are personalised and accessible. 

Their collections blend digital and print, providing customised resources. These collections support teaching, learning, and research both on-and off-campus. 

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Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is here to guide you through University, from managing your studies, links to our regulations, procedures and policies.

The Handbook also gives you useful information that you may need during your time as a student, outlines our support to you, and gives you an introduction to the services and support provided by our Student's Union.

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Letter Requests

From time to time, you may need to provide a letter to an individual or organisation in order to prove your student status.

We have a variety of different ways to confirm your student status, most commonly in an Attendance Letter that you may be able to produce yourself.

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Sunderland Abroad

Want to take part of your studies abroad? We have short-term summer options, one semester and yearly programmes available. This way you have the choice of a time frame that can work for you so you can gain international experience for anything from two weeks to three months.

The time you spend abroad replaces the time you would have spent in Sunderland so there is no need to extend your studies. Plus, the credit gained from the time spent abroad will be transferred back to your records in Sunderland.

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