The University of Sussex is a highly ranked, research-intensive institution located near cosmopolitan Brighton, in the south of England.
From its foundation, Sussex has had an international perspective to its academic activities and outlook. We attract staff and students from over 100 countries to our campus which is why we are the 22nd most international University in the world (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We offer one of the largest study abroad programmes in the UK and we welcome students from across the globe every year.
You will be taught by world-renowned academics who will inspire you to broaden your horizons. You will have access to our state-of-the-art library and specialist facilities. Whether you are at Sussex for a term or year, we have the learning resources and support to make sure you get the best out of your study abroad experience. Our rankings speak for themselves. We are proud to be the best in the world for Development Studies for the fourth year running (2020 QS World University Rankings) and joint 160 in the world (Time Higher Education 2021).
Our location is unbeatable. Sussex has one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. We are surrounded by the South Downs National Park and just a few minutes away from the lively city of Brighton. Find a home away from home on our award-winning green campus and brand new state-of-the-art accommodation.
By choosing to come to Sussex for a term or the whole academic year you will be taking part in a vibrant student experience on a safe and welcoming campus.
Our beautiful single-site campus is designed to help you make the most of your time here. It exudes a unique combination of energy and tranquility. Enjoy a night out at one of our student bars where you can listen to live music, watch sport and take advantage of food and drink at student-friendly prices. Attend a fitness class, play sports or join a sports society. With two sport centres on campus, you have access to all the facilities to keep you active and healthy. Choose from over 230 clubs and societies, all supported by the independent Student Union. All this is at your doorstep whilst you are surrounded by the stunning South Downs National Park.
Whether you study here for a year or a term, you'll remember the time you spend at Sussex for the rest of your life.See All 9 Photos
Main CampusBrighton, England, United Kingdom Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in BrightonLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Just nine minutes from Brighton and surrounded by the South Downs National Park, you'll find everything you need to enjoy student life on our single-site campus.