The University of Sussex is a leading UK university for international students located on the south coast of England. Known primarily for its world-leading research, the University is home to 17,000 students who study over 500 different undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation courses.
You can learn more below about why international students from over 140 countries choose Sussex every year. Arrange a free consultation with SI-UK in London or Manchester to get your application started.
Four Reasons to Choose Sussex
1. National rankings recognition
The University of Sussex regularly performs well in national league tables which recognise areas such as the quality of teaching, facilities and student:staff ratio. Over the last year, Sussex has been ranked:
- 27th in the UK: The Times Higher Education Table of Tables 2019
- 41st in the UK: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
- 41st in the UK: The Guardian University league tables 2020
2. Great location
The University of Sussex can offer the best of both worlds. The main campus is surrounded by a beautiful national park offering peaceful surroundings to relax and study, but the excitement of Brighton is only a short train ride away. For international students, Gatwick airport offers easy access in and out of the UK.
3. Long-term career prospects
A degree from Sussex carries weight wherever you choose to study after you graduate. The Which? University Guide 2018 found 96% of Sussex graduates were in work or further study within six months of graduating, whilst the Guardian University Guide ranked the University third in the UK for graduate prospects.
4. World leading research
UK universities have an international reputation when it comes to research and its global impact, with Sussex playing a huge part in that. Following the last Research Excellence Framework in 2014, 75% of the University’s research activity was considered ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Study at Sussex
If you want to learn more about studying at the University of Sussex, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK in London or Manchester today. Our friendly team will be happy to help with all your questions about studying in the UK.