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 Mexican students. We have around 55 Mexican students currently studying at the University.

Read below to get a taste of life at Sussex and get in touch if you have any questions.


Sussex in Mexico [video in Spanish]

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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

You can buy international products from our weekly on-campus market, food markets in Brighton, and international supermarkets in the city. There are also many Mexican restaurants (mostly Tex Mex) in Brighton.

Clubs and societies

Mexican Society

The popular Mexican Society aims to be a community of support for Mexican students studying at Sussex. They run social events throughout the academic year, including celebrating Dia de Muertos.

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.

The Mexican society is great for meeting other Mexicans students and for celebrations.Thalia Carreno Velazquez
Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology MSc


Speak to an International Alumni Ambassador

Our international alumni ambassadors are recent graduates who help support the next generation of international students. Our ambassador for Mexico, Karely, can help answer any questions you may have about studying at university via our online chat platform, Unibuddy.


Graduated: 2021
 MA Development Studies
Current job title: Socio-Environmental Impact Consultant

Chat to Karely on Unibuddy.



Alumni network

We also have an alumni network based in Mexico who can discuss with you their experiences of studying at Sussex. Find out more.

Get in touch

Talk to Luis

Luis Ananguren is our Mexico expert based on campus. 

Having worked with international students for several years, Luis is ready to share his experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 872833
Unibuddy: Luis Ananguren

Book a one-to-one appointment with Luis over Zoom.

Ask a student

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

Ask a question.

Meet us in Mexico

Find a representative in Mexico

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

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.

Our representatives in Mexico are:


We have partnerships with the following universities in Mexico:

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