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University of Sussex campus: Live and Learn

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

You can choose from more than 200 student-led societies and groups 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
  • Spanish Society.

To find out more about life in the UK, contact our Alumni Consul in Spain


You can buy international products from our weekly on-campus market, food markets in Brighton and international supermarkets in the city.

Get in touch

Talk to Kevin

Kevin McDonnell is our Spain expert based on campus. 

Having worked with international students for several years, Kevin is ready to share his experiences with you and help you on your educational journey.
Unibuddy: Kevin McDonnell

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

Ask a student

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

Ask a question.

Talk to a Sussex representative

Our representatives in Spain will guide you on the best choice of course and provide you with practical advice on your application.

International Educational Consultants (IEC)
Calle Lagasca 135-1B
28006 Madrid
Telephone: +34 91 579 22 88

Meet us in Spain

Kevin McDonnell will be attending the following events:


The British School of Barcelona, Nexus Carrer de la Ginesta, 2, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain

Tuesday 18th of October 10:00-16:00


British Council School, Calle del Solano, 5 y 7, Pozuelo de Alarcón, 28223 Madrid

Wednesday 19th and Thursday the 20th  of October 10:00-17:00


British School of Málaga, Calle Centaurea, 8 Urbanización Cerrado de Calderón 29018 Málaga

Friday 21st of October 10:00-17:00

Kevin is also available for 1–1 meetings in Spain from the 17th to the 21st of October

Email Kevin to arrange.