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StudyPlus

Step into your life-changing journey with StudyPLUS.

Our Integrated Foundation Year courses are an exciting new concept designed to equip you with the essential study skills and subject-specific knowledge to prepare you for a degree course.

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As a student on the Foundation Year, you can participate in our new StudyPLUS scheme which can help you kick-start your learning at the University. You will receive a bundle of study skills books worth £75 at your introductory session. In addition, if you create a StudyPLUS account, you will receive £100 of funds during the first week of teaching, and a further £100 of funds in January 2018 for spending in the StudyPLUS online store.

FAQs

Who is eligible for StudyPLUS?

Students who enrol on the Integrated Foundation Year.

What is it worth?

Eligible students will be in receipt of £200 funds to spend in the StudyPLUS online store in addition to a bundle of study skills books worth £75. £100 of the funds will be available within 24 hours of registering, with the remainder being available in January 2018.

How do I register for it?

You will need your Campus Card and your University User ID. We will introduce you to StudyPLUS in the first week of teaching and as part of that, give you a StudyPLUS card and help you register. You can also register online at www.studyplus-sun.co.uk.

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, art supplies and stationery – all designed to help your student journey get off to a flying start.

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 but you must spend all your funds by the end of June 2018.

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

Your StudyPLUS funds are 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 should I go if I have more questions?

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

For any other query about StudyPLUS pop into The Gateway on either City Campus or Sir Tom Cowie Campus, or email your question to gateway@sunderland.ac.uk.