Student life

Find your space on our green, open campus. Discover Brighton and immerse yourself in our diverse and welcoming community. Experience study abroad to the full during your Summer, Semester or Year at Sussex.

Life at Sussex

  • Explore the South Downs National Park with its wide, open spaces and stunning scenery.
  • Immerse yourself in our warm, close-knit community with more than 200 societies for you to join.
  • Celebrate the diversity of our campus community with international events on campus, Language Cafés and our popular Buddy Scheme.
  • Discover our city, with Brighton only nine minutes away, you can enjoy its famous beach, independent shops and festivals.
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Campus life

Home to great facilities in a stunning location, our single-site campus is designed to help you make the most of your time here.

You’ll find all you need from shops, a medical centre, sports facilities and cafes.

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Brighton: the UK's happiest city

Our famous seaside city is just a few minutes away from campus. Known for its sense of inclusivity – there can be few better places to be a student than Brighton.


Discover Brighton

Student support

Our support begins before you study abroad at Sussex – we can help with your application and academic advice, so you know what to expect when you arrive.

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On occasion my friends and I would walk through the trails in Sussex, into the meadows and watch the sunset and it was one of the most beautiful things ever."
Stephany, Summer sCHOOL STUDENT
Psychology and Sociology 
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Visas and immigration

You may need a visa to study in the UK, and you must have the most up-to-date information when you plan your trip to the UK.

Find out how to apply for a visa to study in the UK.

Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a summer and have questions, email

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email

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