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

Welcome!/Selamat datang!

Sussex has long enjoyed being a popular destination for Malaysian students.

We have many Malaysian students currently studying at the University and a highly active Malaysian, Bruneian and Singaporean student society.


Nicole’s experience

In this blog post, Malaysian student Nicole talks about settling in at Sussex and keeping active through the University’s Active US sports sessions.

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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 about support.

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 Asian restaurants and supermarkets, including Fortune Oriental Supermarket and Yum Yum Oriental Market.

You can also buy international products from our weekly on-campus market and food markets in Brighton.

Yvonne Lui, a Sussex student from Malaysia
“You enjoy the best of both worlds here: you get to immerse with Brighton culture yet keep in touch with your roots.” Yvonne Lui
Applied Social Psychology MSc

Clubs and societies

Malaysian, Bruneian & Singaporean Society

The popular Malaysian, Bruneian & Singaporean Society is a platform for students to feel a home away from home. They organise a wide range of social activities and events throughout the year.

Find out more about the society.

Other societies

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.


A degree from Sussex is internationally recognised and our Malaysian alumni have gone on to do incredible things.

We have an alumni network based in Malaysia who can talk to you about their experiences of studying at Sussex. Get in contact.

Get in touch

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 Malaysia

The University has offices in Malaysia. Talk to our staff to find out more about applying to and studying at Sussex.

Lillian Chua, Regional Manager
Mobile: +60 10-234 2261

Book a one-to-one appointment to talk with Lillian via Zoom or chat online via Unibuddy

Lillian Chua

Find a representative in Malaysia

Sussex is represented by a number of professional agencies in Malaysia.

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 Malaysia below.

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