Accommodation while studying here for one year

Choose to stay in University accommodation or live with a host family. Our guide tells you everything you need to know about places to stay while you study at Sussex.

Students in accommodation at the University of Sussex

University accommodation guarantee

Visiting and Exchange students coming to Sussex for a full academic year are guaranteed University-managed accommodation (which might be on or off campus). The deadline to apply is 30 June 2020.

How to apply for accommodation

You can complete your housing application online. You'll be sent a link to the application when you receive your offer to study at Sussex from our Sussex Abroad team.

Find out more about the housing application procedure.

Types of University-managed accommodation

Our student accommodation includes a mix of single and shared bedrooms in residences.

All on-campus rooms have wi-fi and we offer rooms with a private (en suite) or shared bathroom.

We offer only self-catered accommodation, with students sharing kitchens, and have adapted accommodation on campus for students with disabilities.

Find out more about on-campus accommodation options at Sussex

Find out more about off-campus accommodatioin options at Sussex

Other housing options

Privately-rented accommodation

If you are looking for private accommodation in Brighton & Hove, our Housing team can provide advice and help.

Find out more about privately-rented accommodation.

Homestay accommodation

You can live with a family in their home during your time at Sussex. This is known as homestay accommodation.

You can find homestay accommodation on the following websites:

Sussex Abroad does not manage Homestays.

Support with your accommodation

You will be supported by our Housing Services team, and by our live-in residential advisor – a Sussex student who will help you when you arrive and with any problems you may have.

We know that when you arrive in the UK you may feel nervous that you do not know anyone, but with our residential Facebook pages you can talk to students you will live with before you arrive.

You will receive an email invitation to join the private Facebook page for your residence when you have been allocated a room.

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