International students

Choose from more than 500 degrees at Sussex, a highly ranked UK university, and join a community of staff and students from over 160 countries on our Brighton campus.

  • International Students

    5,944international students from 165 countries*

  • International Students

    25thmost international university in the world**

  • International Students

    3Nobel Prize winners

  • International Students

    219student societies

* Marketing Student Snapshot report on Cognos (2019-20)
**The most international universities in the world, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

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University preparation courses

Find out more about International Foundation Year, International Year One and Pre-Masters courses.

Covid-19 update

The University of Sussex is responding to the ongoing situation regarding Covid-19 and is taking all appropriate measures for our students, staff and visitors.

Please read the latest updates on how we're dealing with the pandemic.

Virtual tour

Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we're just nine minutes from one of the UK's most iconic cities.

To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.

Begin your 360° journey

International student at the University of Sussex
“Sussex is not just a university, it’s a community where people from all corners of the world are welcomed with open arms.” Props Mehra
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Hear from our students

Ritu talks about her experience as an International Student studying in the UK for the first time.

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Talk to students

Want to find out more about student life? Chat to current Sussex students from around the world via Unibuddy.

Ask a question.

Brexit information for European nationals

Our staff and students from EU countries are a valued part of the Sussex community, and it is a priority for us to ensure they can continue to work and study with us.

Read the latest guidance for prospective and current students.

Flight arrangements

Sussex is collaborating with our travel partner Key Travel to provide travel options to students. These include access to beneficial fares and increased flexibility. Find out more information.

Representatives' Zone

Our Representatives' Zone features useful resources for international agents and representatives of the University.

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