University of Sussex

Country: England

Location: East Sussex

University Information

About the University

University of Sussex is a public research university founded established in 1959 as a company until it became a university in 1961. The university accommodates over 19,400 students with 4,800 being postgraduates.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Sussex that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options for on campus, off campus and private rented accommodation options. With 5 accommodation sites for Ensuite room options and also for shared room options making 10 sites in total. 
  • Accommodation fees range from £95-£167 per week for 40-51 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Sussex does not have a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are not charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students have the option to pay their tuition fees in full or in instalments. The annual fee is subject to an increase of 3% ever year of study.

*Prices will  be updated in December 2020 for University of Sussex. However If you are interested in this university then any relevant information needed for completion of your university application will suitability acquired.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • Study Group


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Sussex offers scholarships:

  • Dr John Birch Music Scholarship
  • Mrs Emily O Akinluyi Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Sussex Bursary
  • Country Specific Sussex Scholarship
  • Sussex MBA Scholarship
  • Sussex Graduate Scholarship
  • Stuart Hall Scholarship


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Sussex is leading research in:

  • Quantum Computing
  • Environment and Energy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics and Data Science
  • Economics, Growth and Innovation
  • Engineering, Design and Informatics
  • Health and Medicine


University Ranking

RANK - 2021

RANK - Biological Sciences

RANK - Business & Management

RANK - Drama, Dance & Cinematics


University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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