International students

Choose from more than 500 degrees at Sussex, a highly ranked UK university, and join a community of staff and students from over 100 countries on our Brighton campus.

  • International Students

    6,400international students*

  • International Students

    21stbest University in the UK**

  • International Students

    3Nobel Prize winners

  • International Students

    180student societies

* Marketing Student Snapshot report on Cognos (2021-2022)
**Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022

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Virtual tour

Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.

To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.

Begin your 360° journey

International student at the University of Sussex
“Sussex is not just a university, it’s a community where people from all corners of the world are welcomed with open arms.” Props Mehra
Media Practice BA

Hear from our students

From the initial excitement of receiving an offer to study at Sussex, to discovering the creativity and vibrancy of the city of Brighton, our South Asian students provide an introduction to what Sussex means to them. View the full collection.

Ritu talks about her experience as an international student studying in the UK for the first time.

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Talk to students

Want to find out more about student life? Chat to current Sussex students from around the world via Unibuddy.

Ask a question.

Brexit information for European nationals

Our staff and students from EU countries are a valued part of the Sussex community, and it is a priority for us to ensure they can continue to work and study with us.

Read the latest guidance for prospective and current students.

Agent partners

Agent partners (also known as agents or representatives) can help you with your application to Sussex and provide advice about living and studying in the UK.

Find out about Sussex’s relationship with agent partners, what you should consider when choosing someone to represent you, and how to provide feedback.

Partner Zone

Are you an official partner for the University? Our Partner Zone features lots of useful resources and information.

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