Get Ready

Explore our action-packed, five-week online induction to life at Sussex for new and returning students.

It starts here...

Get Ready is the first place for information on being a Sussex student and all that the university has to offer.

Get Ready runs from 16 August to 17 September 2021, divided into Week A, Week B, Week C, Week D and Week E.

The schedule for Get Ready
WeekDatesWhat’s happening
A 16-20 August Watch videos on life as a Sussex student and find out about the Spirit of Sussex Award
B 23-27 August Get your login details and find out how to use technology to support your learning
C 30 August-3 September Take part in speed-friending, watch sample lectures and get started on your Skills and Strengths review
D 6-10 September Find out what to pack for uni, and how to become a Student Connector or Student Ambassador
E 13-17 September Find out what to expect during Welcome Week and how to get the most from your Skills and Strengths review


It’s Week A. Check these useful videos to learn more about being a Sussex student.

Ask a student!

Follow us on Instagram @sussexuni and look out for the question box on our stories. We will answer your questions the following week.


It’s Week B. After you have received your University email address, username and password, you can log into Canvas where Get Ready will be available.

Self-enrol on to the relevant Canvas module for your level of study.

You only need to do this once. You go straight to the module the next time you log in to Canvas.

See Welcome to Sussex modules for:

You’ll find all the information you need for Week C, Week D and Week E.


Find out about Get Settled as part of Welcome Week.

See more from Welcome