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How do I set up a web based survey using Qualtrics?

Qualtrics Survey Software


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For detailed information about Qualtrics, please see this page on the ITS website.


Qualtrics is an easy-to-use service that allows you to develop, deploy, and analyse surveys via the Web. No complicated set-up or technical knowledge is required. The University holds a site licence for Qualtrics Survey software

PLEASE REMEMBER that you are entitled to hold a Qualtrics account under the University of Sussex site licence, only while you are a registered student or member of staff at the University of Sussex.  Your use of the Service is restricted to academic or research purposes only and may be used only by students, staff or faculty of the University of Sussex. Commercial and personal use is prohibited and includes, without limitation, use of the service on behalf of other institutions or entities.

To login
Go to the Qualtrics site at

Log in with the your ITS

Password: your ITS password


Assuming you do not already have an account –

Click on the button ‘I don’t have a Qualtrics account’

Once  you are logged in you can start creating a survey.

If you have any issues with this process please contact ITS support or contact Qualtrics



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Created by Sandy Radford on 3 November 2016 and last updated by Benoit Sharp on 9 November 2023