UK-based international students

Choose from over 500 degrees. Join a society. Explore Brighton and the UK. Our guide has the information you need to know about life as an international student in the UK, entry routes and how to apply.

University of Sussex campus: Live and Learn

Year 1 and year 2 entry

You can progress to a Sussex degree through routes such as studying an International Foundation Year or International Diploma at:

Find out more about entry requirements through these study centres and colleges.

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.

Cosmopolitan, friendly and brimming with energy -  this was my first impression of the University and the city.”camelia Mocanu
Neuroscience BSc

Clubs, groups and societies

You can choose from more than 200 student-led societies, sports teams and groups at Sussex including:

Food

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

Religion

On campus, there is a multi-faith chaplaincy, Muslim Student Centre and a Muslim prayer facility. There are also churches, mosques, and other world religion centres in Brighton & Hove.


Get in touch

Talk to Kevin

Kevin McDonnell is our International Officer for UK-based international students. 

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

Emailk.mcdonnell@sussex.ac.uk
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.

Come to an Open Day

Book a place at an Open Day to discover more about our courses, the campus, and Brighton & Hove.

Meet us in the UK

Meet our International team at an event in the UK.

Global Opportunities Education Fair - Chennai

Saturday 28 January from 11:00 until 17:00
International

Our International Officer for India, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

 

Geebee's Study Abroad Fair - Delhi

Sunday 29 January from 11:00 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

SI-UK University Fair - Bangalore

Sunday 29 January from 11:00 until 16:00
International

Our International Officer for India, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

SI-UK University Fair - Hyderabad

Thursday 2 February from 11:00 until 16:00
International

Our International Officer for India, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

IDP Education Fair - Delhi

Saturday 4 February from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

SI-UK University Fair - Mumbai

Saturday 4 February from 11:00 until 16:00
International

Our International Officer for India, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

Fateh Education Fair - Bangalore

Sunday 5 February from 10:00 until 11:00
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Find out more.

IDP Education Fair - Mumbai

Sunday 5 February from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our International Officer for India, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

Fateh Education Fair - Delhi

Saturday 11 February from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Find out more.

Masters Open Day

Saturday 11 February from 12:30 until 16:30
University of Sussex Campus

Whether you have a clearly defined career path in mind, or are still weighing up your options, it’s worth investigating Masters study as a potential route to get to where you want to be.

As well as providing substantial intellectual rewards, a Masters level degree will help enhance your skills and boost your employability prospects. It will also give you opportunities to study a subject you’re passionate about in greater depth, or branch out into new areas.

Our Masters Open Day will take place on campus between 12.30pm and 4.30pm on Saturday 11 March 2023.

During the event you’ll be able to:

  • attend subject talks and discuss courses with our academic staff 
  • meet current Masters students and find out what Postgraduate study is really like
  • attend presentations on applying and funding
  • get advice on accommodation, student support, and career development.

Find out more and book your place here.

IDP Education Fair - Kolkata

Wednesday 15 February from 11:00 until 16:00
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

SI-UK University Fair Delhi

Saturday 18 February from 11:00 until 16:00
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

 

 

Intake Education Taiwan - Studying and getting a top job in media, journalism and film making in the UK

Saturday 18 February from 13:00 until 14:00
Online
Dr. Monika Metykova

Want to study media, journalism and film production in the UK from Taiwan and start an overseas career with a two-year work visa after graduation? 
Monika Metykova, Associate Dean of the School of Media, Arts and Humanities at the University of Sussex will host an online session about media, journalism and film degrees offered by Sussex and the benefits of studying in the UK.

Register and find out more.

IDP Education Fair - Bangalore

Saturday 25 February from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

Fateh Education Fair - Pune

Saturday 4 March from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Find out more.

EDUKAS - Istanbul

Saturday 4 March from 13:00 until 18:00
International

Our International Officer for Turkey, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from Turkey to Sussex.

Register and find out more.

Fateh Education Fair - Mumbai

Sunday 5 March from 10:30 until 16:30
International

Our Country Officer in India, Radhika Arora , will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from India to Sussex.

Find out more.

Alice available for Offer-holder meetings in Nairobi

Monday 6 March from 9:00 until 17:00
International

Our Senior International Officer, Alice, will have limited spaces available to meet Offer-holders in Nairobi. If you’d like to book a slot, or for further information, please contact east.africa@sussex.ac.uk.

IDP University Fair - Istanbul

Saturday 11 March from 16:00 until 20:00
International

Our International Officer for Turkey, Isobel Hussey, will be attending this event to tell you more about the University of Sussex and answer any questions you may have about coming from Turkey to Sussex.

Find out more.

Talk to a Sussex representative in the UK

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