Short films

The University of Sussex is a thriving destination for South Asian students. View our series of short films below outlining why students from the region chose the University.

This is why

From the initial excitement of receiving an offer to study a course at Sussex, to discovering the creativity and vibrancy of the city of Brighton, our students from South Asia provide an introduction to what Sussex means to them.


Aritra's studying for a Masters in Project and Innovation Management. Here he talks about his tuition and the care and attention lecturers provide in developing students as professionals.


Bhuvam, an Energy Policy MSc student, describes the warmth of campus and the closeness of accommodation to the countryside, the city of Brighton, and Brighton and Hove Albion, the local Premier League football club.


Bushra, who received a scholarship to study for a Foundations of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health MSc at Sussex, is aiming to become a clinical neuropsychologist. In this video she talks about gaining a placement and the support the Careers and Employability Centre has provided in helping her pursue her career goals.


Jimeet, studying for an undergraduate degree in Business and Management Studies, talks about the welcoming atmosphere at Sussex for international students and how a chance conversation on a bus led him to finding a local Indian community Facebook group.


Shah, a Technology and Innovation Management PhD candidate, chose studying at a UK university because of how course focus on innovation and sustainability would help him in his civil service role with the Bangladeshi government.


Uqba, a student from Pakistan studying for a Media and Communications BA, loves the creative freedom in her degree. In this video she talks about the groups and societies on offer at Sussex and the cultural events they host.


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