A top 20 UK university

Sussex’s combination of research and fearlessness is shaping the future of policy and practice in economics, health, culture, climate change and more. Come to Sussex. Let’s change things.

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World-leading research

We believe research is the path to progress. Our research is internationally-acclaimed for drawing together leading academics from different disciplines. We believe this approach delivers the most powerful and meaningful results.

We have counted three Nobel Prize winners, 14 Fellows of the Royal Society, 12 Fellows of the British Academy and a winner of the prestigious Crafoord Prize on our faculty.

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Sussex is a world-leading research university with many projects led by the foremost academics in their field. We use research-led teaching, a unique location and a strong sense of purpose to broaden our students’ perspectives.

Choose from over 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, taught by world-leading academics, and join our thriving student community.

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Campus by the sea

We are the only UK university surrounded by the beauty of a national park.

And with our campus just nine minutes by train from Brighton - you’re in the perfect place to experience the city's irresistible mix of beach, pier, markets, art, activism, politics and music.

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Sussex top for postgraduate study rates

The University of Sussex is joint first in England, with Oxford, for the proportion of graduates going on to further study.

Professor Clare Mackie discusses the University’s strong commitment to further study and the scholarships available at Sussex.

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