Getting Started

Your journey starts here

Welcome! It's almost time for the start of your next journey and we want you to embrace this opportunity at the University of Suffolk. If you are starting a course with us we have prepared some information below to assist you. Have a read through the various sections below. We wish you all the best and hope this is the start of an exciting time for you.

Starting your Journey

Enrolment Explained and Key Dates

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Let us tell you more about enrolling online before the start of your course and what to expect from our Induction sessions.

New Starter Checklist


There are a few things that you will need to do before your course begins. Use our checklist to make sure you’re ready.


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Visit Brightspace, the University's online learning environment.

Campus and Location


Learn more about our Ipswich campus, our facilities and travel and parking arrangements.

Students' Union and Freshers Week


Find out all about Freshers Week, your Students' Union, and what they have to offer you. 

International and EU

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If you are joining us from outside of the UK, view our additional information to help you settle into life in Suffolk. 

Supporting You

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Wellbeing and Support

Learn more about the services on offer to you, including careers services, counselling, disability services, wellbeing, finance and our Student Centre team.


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Student Finance

Make sure you have all your financial support in place before you start your degree with us. Find out which financial options are available to you.

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Careers, Employability and Enterprise

Careers and employability

Learn about the support and opportunities available to you, including CV writing sessions, internships and our exclusive jobs board.

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Creating Connections


Make friends before you arrive using our Starting Your Journey Facebook group to meet your future course mates and flatmates!

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Useful Links and Contacts

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Find what you're looking for or get in touch with us.

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