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 London to begin your Sussex application.
Five 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:
- 47th in the UK: Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
- 44th in the UK: Guardian University league tables 2022
Globally, Sussex is ranked 151st in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
2. Great location
The University of Sussex has one of the most beautiful campuses in Britain that combines award-winning architecture designed by Sir Basil Spence with green open spaces.
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 most recent Graduate Outcomes survey showed that 84% of UK full time undergraduate leavers were in work, work and study or further study, 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 2021, 89% of research submitted was categorised ‘world-leading’ (40.6%) or ‘internationally excellent’ (48.4%)., whilst 93% of Sussex's research impact was assessed to be ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ – up from 80.7% in 2014.
5. Sussex scholarships
Sussex offers a range of scholarships for international students including the Chancellor’s International Scholarship for Masters courses (50% tuition fee reduction), Sussex India scholarship (£3,000 for students of Indian origin desiring to pursue masters) and the Masters scholarship (up to £10,000) for a wide range of postgraduate programs.
Study at Sussex
If you want to learn more about studying at the University of Sussex, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today. Our friendly team will be happy to help with all your questions about studying in the UK.