Getting relevant experience is important for careers in this sector. Volunteering is a great way to do this. You can also look for part-time work while you are at Sussex.
Use Community Base, ESCIS and the Brighton & Hove Community and Voluntary Sector Forum for local opportunities:
Search CareerHub for more, using your own search terms
West Sussex County Council offers a range of career tasters in adult social care services. Opportunities are unpaid and are advertised throughout the year.