Ranked as one of the most international universities in the UK, we'd be delighted to welcome you to Sussex.
Sussex has long enjoyed being a popular destination for Indian students.
We have around 177 Indian students currently studying at the University and a highly active South Asian Students’ society.
Watch testimonials from South Asian students
View our series of short films showcasing why students from South Asia chose the University of Sussex.
- Undergraduate entry requirements
- Postgraduate entry requirements
- English language requirements
- Fees and scholarship information
See our tuition fees for undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses.
Sussex India Scholarship
The University offers a £3,000 tuition fee reduction for new postgraduate students who have Indian nationality and have been accepted to study an eligible Masters course at Sussex.
Find out more on our scholarships pages.
- How to apply
University preparation courses
Find out more about International Foundation Year, International Year One and Pre-Masters courses.
Situated on the edge of a national park and located just a few minutes away from one of the most vibrant cities in the UK, Sussex has it all.
Support for international students
Sussex has teams dedicated to helping you make the most of your time at university. They can provide:
- advice on immigration and applying for your visa
- support with finding accommodation
- welfare support
- help to improve your English language and writing skills.
- guidance with searching for part-time jobs
- recognition of your extra-curricular and voluntary achievements.
Spirit of Sussex Award
The Spirit of Sussex Award is our way of recognising you’re achievements at Sussex. It can help you:
- feel involved with life at Sussex
- make friends and build a wider network while you're with us
- get a job after your studies by showcasing all your achievements to future employers.
Food and culture
You can also buy international products from our on-campus market or from food markets in Brighton.
Best desi food in Brighton
Read a Sussex student’s experiences of the best desi food in town.
Development Studies MA
South Asian Students’ Society
The popular South Asian Students’ Society acts as a home away from home for Indian students studying at Sussex, organising a range of events incredible Holi and Diwali celebrations each year.
Choose from more than 200 societies and groups at Sussex and Brighton, including:
- the Buddy Scheme, which matches new students with current students based on your interests and includes activities and trips
- the Language Café, where you take part in language exchange sessions and other activities
- the Hindu Society
- the Islamic Society
- the Tamil Society.
In this blog post, Mishal, an Indian student studying Social Development, talks about studying at Sussex and the joy of meeting students from all over the world.
A degree from Sussex is internationally recognised and our Indian alumni have gone on to do incredible things. Recent graduates have taken up exciting roles at:
- United Nations World Food Programme
- American Express
- Ola UK.
Notable alumni include:
- Noel Tata, Managing Director of Tata International Limited (TIL) and Vice Chairman of Trent Limited
- Pramod Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India
- Sudarshan Suchi, Chief Executive Officer at Save the Children, India.
We have an alumni network based in India who can chat with you about their experiences of studying at Sussex. Get in contact.
Business for Better
Join our Business School on the last Wednesday of every month for a series of TEDx style talks with successful Sussex business alumni. Find out about how they're making a positive impact on society, followed by an interview and an open question and answer session.
Prashant’s Global Political Economy degree at Sussex led to him becoming Director of Public Policy at the third-biggest ride-hailing app in the world.
Talk to Isobel
Isobel Hussey is our India expert based on campus.
Having worked with international students for several years, Isobel is ready to share her experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 877189.
Talk to Radhika
Radhika Arora is our India expert based in India.
Having worked with international students for several years, Radhika is ready to share her experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.
Telephone: +91 9899160609.
Ask a student
Want to find out more about student life? Chat to our students online via Unibuddy.
Contact a Sussex representative in India
Sussex is represented by a number of professional agencies in India.
They can support you through the process of applying to university, providing advice and helping you with the preparation and submission of your documents.
We work closely with agents to ensure you receive detailed and accurate advice about coming to study at Sussex. Find out more about our work with agent partners and how you can provide feedback about an agent.