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StudyPLUS

StudyPLUS

Step into the first year of your degree with confidence. Register with StudyPLUS and receive funds to buy books, stationery, study tools and more.

StudyPLUS is a personal fund for each Year 1 student to spend on study essentials and textbooks in the University’s StudyPLUS online store. You can top-up your StudyPLUS account with additional funds to buy books, stationery, study tools and more from our online store – there is a huge range of learning resources and everyday living items for you to buy.

Integrated Foundation Year Programme students

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Who is eligible for StudyPLUS?

Students who enrol on the Integrated Foundation Year.

What is it worth?

You will receive £200 of funds to spend in the StudyPLUS online store. £100 will be available in Semester 1, with the remainder being available in Semester 2. You will also receive a bundle of study skills books worth £80 at the start of your programme.

When can I access my funds?

Your Semester 1 funds will be available to you within 24 hours of registering.

What can I buy?

You can choose from a wide selection of textbooks, stationery and other learning materials.

What happens if I don't spend the money by the end of the academic year?

Your StudyPLUS funds will be available to you throughout the year. We'd prefer you to use the funds for your Integrated Foundation Year, but you can roll unused funds through to Stage 1 of your degree programme.

Is this a loan? Do I have to pay it back? 

Your StudyPLUS fund is not a loan and you do not have to pay it back! StudyPLUS is being introduced to support you in stocking up on study and other university essentials.

Where can I spend my StudyPLUS funds? 

Online at: www.studyplus-sun.co.uk

For queries about your StudyPLUS account or specific products please email: studyplus@sunderland.ac.uk 

First year undergraduate students

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Who is eligible for StudyPLUS?

If you are a fee-paying, first year undergraduate student then you will receive a StudyPLUS award. It is open to home, EU and international students who are studying on-campus at Sunderland. PGCE, Masters and PhD students are not eligible.

What is it worth?

You will receive £150 of funds in Semester 1 to spend in the StudyPLUS online store.

When can I access my funds?

Your funds will be available to you within 24 hours of registering.

What can I buy?

You can choose from a wide selection of textbooks, stationery and other learning materials.

What happens if I don't spend the money by the end of the academic year?

Your StudyPLUS funds will be available to you throughout the year and we would prefer you to use the funds to support your first year's learning experience. We will advise you if you cannot roll funds forward into Year 2 later in the year.

Is this a loan? Do I have to pay it back?

Your StudyPLUS fund is not a loan and you do not have to pay it back! StudyPLUS is there to support you in stocking up on study and other university essentials.

Where can I spend my StudyPLUS funds?

Online at: www.studyplus-sun.co.uk 

For queries about your StudyPLUS account or specific products please email: studyplus@sunderland.ac.uk