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We’ve moved… to Wearside View!

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Excitingly, our Faculty of Education and Society students and academics have recently re-located into a new space for teaching and learning. Wearside View has been recently refurbished and revamped to make our teaching and learning experience even better. You can find Wearside View at the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s.

The building and its site have a long history, having previously been home to students at Sunderland College, and even further back, was the site of a privately-owned helipad! Now our Education and Social Sciences students will benefit from the building’s brilliant location on the river, modern classrooms and inspiring social space.

Social Space, Wearside View

The new social space has been designed as the perfect spot for collaborative or independent learning with a mixture of learning spaces. To top it all off, the area has wonderful views of the riverside. For those warmer days the outdoor balcony has plenty of seating where you can relax and take in your surroundings. We’ve revamped the classroom spaces as well - you’ll find a mixture of classroom sizes, light and airy communal spaces inside to help aid your learning and development. Students here will also have access to their own coffee area, to grab a hot cuppa in between sessions.

Want to find out more about studying at the University of Sunderland? You can sign up for one of our Open Days or see our new facilities through our Virtual Campus Tour.

Published: 15 November 2021