Research-driven and committed to academic excellence, student experience and employability, the University of Sussex delivers a transformative, high-quality education that nurtures students' potential.
Ranked 21th in the UK, and 151th in the world (THE WUR 2022), Sussex is renowned for the high quality of its teaching and research excellence. Sussex is ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. Noted for a culture that facilitates, recognises and rewards excellent teaching, the university has produced three Nobel Prize winners and is home to several world-leading research centres, including the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the University of Sussex Business School's Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU).
Rated as one of the most international universities in the world (THE WUR 2021), Sussex welcomes students to join its diverse and vibrant community of over 140 nationalities. A competitive scholarship fund of GBP 2 million draws students from across the globe.
Employability is at the heart of a Sussex education. Work placements are open to students to help them gain industry skills and develop their professional networks a dedicated Careers and Employability Centre supports students in maximising their employment potential, while course content is tailored to help equip students for a competitive jobs market.
Sussex's iconic and spacious campus, surrounded by a national park, contains an array of modern teaching and study facilities and vibrant social venues. The university continues to invest heavily in its infrastructure, with a state-of-the-art student village and student centre due to open shortly.
Sussex is less than a ten-minute train ride from the centre of the sunny coastal city of Brighton, an exciting and vibrant city. The university is just an hour away from London with excellent links to Gatwick, a major international airport.
''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 (Media Practice BA)