MyDay is your personalised information hub where you can find your timetable, email, announcements, library loans, your print credits etc.
OK. How do I access it?
Go to myday.sussexdowns.ac.uk. If you're on campus, using Internet Explorer, you'll be logged in automatically. Otherwise your user id is your 6 student number followed by "@mymail.sussexdowns.ac.uk" e.g. email@example.com and use your standard College password.
TASK 1: Check it out at myday.sussexdowns.ac.uk.
iLearn is your personalised learning hub. Here you'll find your lecture slides, online activities, assignments, quizzes, discussion forums etc. iLearn is your space for learning and the more you put in, the more you get out.
You're already using iLearn right now and you can access it from any web browser at ilearn.sussexdowns.ac.uk. Login using your student number and password.
TASK 2: Click on My iLearn and take 5 minutes to explore your courses.
We want to provide you with robust, fast and secure Wi-Fi across the College. We also want to support any device you prefer to use. If you have any issues, let us know.
You've already figured out how to login using the PCs, but have you logged in to the WiFi from your smartphone or tablet?
TASK 3: Join the College wifi on your smartphone. Find out how here.
You now have a shiny new College email address which is <your student number>@mymail.sussexdowns.ac.uk, e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org. It's really important that you check your email at least once per week.
Great. How do I get it?
You get to it through MyDay. Or you can go directly to Outlook.com
TASK 4: Send your personal tutor an email to say hi.
5 Office 365
You now have free access to Microsoft Office 365 (worth £7.99 a month). This includes the web app versions of Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
How do I access Office 365?
The simplest way to access this is via the link on MyDay to Office365.
TASK 5: Check you can create a sample Word document in Office 365. Help is available here.
Do you think you can spot a phishing attack? What do you do if suspect cyberbullying? How can you make the Internet a safer place?
Ready to prove it?
Take the safer internet day challenge.
TASK 6: Take the quiz here and see if you can score 100%.