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 Pakistani students. We have around 145 Pakistani students currently studying at the University.
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- Undergraduate entry requirements
- Postgraduate entry requirements
- English language requirements
- Fees and scholarship information
See our tuition fees for undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses.
Sussex Pakistani Scholarship
The University offers a £3,000 tuition fee reduction for new postgraduate students who have Pakistani nationality, are classed as ’overseas’ for fees purposes 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
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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
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 is a coptic church and two mosques in Brighton.
Email the Islamic Society at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are going to bring your children and you want to enrol them in a school that teaches Arabic.
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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 South Asian Students’ Society (SASS)
Societies are a fantastic way of trying new experiences and making new friends. Browse the gallery for a taste of what’s on offer.
Islamic Society (Isoc)
The Islamic Society is one of Sussex’s most active societies, providing religious and social support services during your time at university.
The Islamic Society 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.
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A degree from Sussex is internationally recognised and our Pakistani alumni have gone on to do incredible things.
Notable alumni include Shamshad Akhtar, appointed by the UN Secretary-General as United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in December 2013.
Dr Akhtar also served as Governor of the Central Bank of Pakistan from 2006 to 2009; Vice President of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region; and held a range of senior posts in the Asian Development Bank.
We have an alumni network based in Pakistan who can chat with you about their experiences of studying at Sussex. Get in contact.
Muhammad’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree at Sussex led to him creating Meraki, a self-help journal designed to spread awareness of mental health in his local community.
Talk to Leo
Leo Cutting is our Pakistan expert based on campus.
Having worked with international students for several years, Leo is ready to share his experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.
Ask a student
Want to find out more about student life? Chat to our students online via Unibuddy.
Find a representative in Pakistan
Sussex is represented by a number of professional agencies in Pakistan.
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 Pakistan are: