Work out how much income you will have as a student then map out your expenditure for the year ahead.You can save money by following the Money Saving Expert supermarket shopping tips The University's Student Life Centre has tools to help you budget and you can find part-time jobs via the University's Careers & Employability Centre.

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You can help yourself to all sorts of free things from our Free Shop so save yourself some money and the environment by holding off buying new things. If you know who you'll be living with you could check what they're bringing so you don't end up with too many toasters!

The Student Room have a list of things you might want to bring.

Don't forget to bring proof of age if you plan to go to bars and clubs.

A passport, EU driving licence or card with the PASS logo are usually accepted.

You can call 01273 873333 in an emergency to speak to University Security or visit their office in York House.

If you wish to report any non emergency or incident to Sussex Police call 0845 6070999. If you are a current student or a prospective student with a long term physical or mental health condition, the Student Support Unit are available for advice, information, and they may be able to arrange dedicated support for your needs.The Student Support Unit have specialist staff to advise you, and because you are covered by the Equality Act, It's entirely confidential.They are experts in their fields and have worked with many students in the past.For events on campus you can use your Sussex student card once you've picked it up.Get involved in sport - You can find out more about sport at Sussex - Stick together - we suggest you stick with your new friends and don't travel home alone.You can share a taxi or get the night bus if you're travelling around town or back to the campus.