Health and Wellbeing

Are you struggling to settle in at university?

Feeling lonely or homesick

Almost everyone experiences feelings of homesickness at some point after going to university. These feelings are completely natural and usually don't last for long, but there is plenty of support available. For more information visit the wellbeing web pages

Living with others

Living with other people can be challenging at times. For more information visit our wellbeing web pages:

Advice on student life

The Student Life Centre is the first place to go when you have questions, queries, worries or concerns

Am I intelligent enough for university?

Many students worry about this, try to remember that you have been accepted on to your course and you deserve to be here. There is lots you can do to help you adapt to the type of studying required at university and to develop your academic skills.

  • Use our Skills Hub resources to make sure you are getting the most out of your learning and come along to our workshops and events. You can also talk to a student mentor in your school about effective study strategies
  • If English is not your first language Sussex Centre for Language Studies provides workshops, drop-in sessions and tutorials for full-time international and European students with English as an additional language
I'm worried about money

Looking for a part-time job? The Careers and Employability Centre advertises 100s of part-time jobs each year, both on-campus and in the Brighton and Hove area. To view current vacancies visit the CEC web pages

Want to speak to someone about your money worries? Contact the Student Funding Team, who are based in the Student Life Centre and can help you to resolve any problems, concerns or questions you may have regarding finances during your studies.