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Entry requirements

To find out what grades and qualifications we accept and our English language requirements:

Fees and scholarships

If you want to study in the UK, you may be eligible for one of our scholarships:

You can also search for other sources of PhD funding by region or country.

Clubs, groups and societies

Choose from more than 200 student societies and groups including:

The Islamic Society (ISoc) provides:

  • free Iftar every day after sunset at the Muslim Student Centre
  • Tarawih Prayer every day after Iftar
  • breakfast at the Muslim Student Centre on the Eid following Ramadan.

To find out more about life in the UK as an student from Kuwait,  contact our Alumni Consul in Kuwait.


You can buy international products from our weekly on-campus market and food markets in Brighton, and halal meats from Taj Mahal International Foods.

There are also halal restaurants in the city, ranging from Moroccan to Lebanese.


We have a Muslim Student Centre and a Muslim prayer facility on campus, and there are three mosques in Brighton.

If you want to enrol your children in a school that teaches Arabic, email the Islamic Society at isoc@ussu.sussex.ac.uk.

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Get in touch

Talk to Khalid

Khalid Abbas is our Kuwait expert based on campus. 

Khalid is ready to share his experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.

Email: K.H.Abbas@sussex.ac.uk
Tel+44(0)7726 945 407
Unibuddy: Khalid Abbas

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

Ask a student

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

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Meet us in Kuwait

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Talk to a Sussex representative

Our representatives can provide professional information and advice, and guide you through the admissions process.

About Sussex

We have a strong relationship with the Kuwait Cultural Office in London and close research links with the Arab World, led by The Middle East and North Africa Centre at Sussex (MENACS).