India

Ranked as one of the most international universities in the UK, we'd be delighted to welcome you to Sussex.

Welcome!

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.

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Watch testimonials from South Asian students

View our series of short films showcasing why students from South Asia chose the University of Sussex.

Watch the collection


Application information

University preparation courses

Find out more about International Foundation Year, International Year One and Pre-Masters courses.


Life at Sussex

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.

Find out more.

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.

Discover more about the scheme.

Food and culture

Brighton has many Indian restaurants and international supermarkets which sell Indian products, such as Taj The Grocer.

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.

Read more.


Eisha Roy, University of Sussex Indian student
“This city is filled with musicians, food lovers and travel enthusiasts. No matter where you’re from or what hobbies you have, there’ll be something for you.” EISHA ROY
Development Studies MA

Clubs and societies

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.

Other societies

Choose from more than 200 societies and groups at Sussex and Brighton, including:


Mishal’s experience

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.

Read her story.


Alumni and careers

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:

  • EY
  • 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 story

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.

Read his story.


Get in touch

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.

Emaili.r.hussey@sussex.ac.uk
Telephone+44 (0)1273 877189.

Book a one-to-one appointment with Isobel via Zoom.

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.

Email: ra503@sussex.ac.uk.
Telephone: +91 9899160609.

Book a one-to-one appointment with Radhika via Zoom.

Ask a student

Want to find out more about student life? Chat to our students online via Unibuddy.

Ask a question.


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.

See our list of representatives in India.


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