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University of Sussex

School Profile:

Founded in 1961, the University of Sussex is a public research university in the UK. The total number of students in the school is about 19,378, of which 14,610 are undergraduates and more than 4,700 are graduate students. 37% of international students come from 140 countries around the world. According to The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, the school is ranked 47th in the UK. The school is a university town with complete facilities. In particular, the library on campus is well-known in the UK. In addition to its rich collection of books and a large number of electronic and audio-visual equipment, there are also professional books from the Science Policy Research Unit and the UK Development Research Library. , providing students with a lot of learning resources. The school has nurtured many outstanding people, such as the famous British writer Ian McEwan, former South African President Thabo Mbeki and former BBC News Director Helen Boaden. In addition, one of the characteristics of the university is its excellent faculty, and several Nobel Prize winners have taught at the school in the past.


Subject introduction:

The university has a total of twelve research schools including: University of Sussex Business School, School of Education and Social Work, School of Engineering and Informatics, School of English School of Global Studies, School of History, Art History and Philosophy, School of Law, Politics and Sociology, School of Life Sciences and School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, etc. The school offers bachelor's, master's, and postgraduate courses, as well as international first-year and foundation courses for international students. After completing the courses, they can continue to the relevant bachelor's courses. In addition, there are different types of subjects for students to choose from, such as: Accounting and Finance, American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Automotive Engineering, International Relations, Media and Communications, etc. Students can choose appropriate subjects according to their interests and grades.


Geographical location:

The school is located in Sussex in the southeast of England, about a 40-minute drive from London Gatwick Airport. Students can also take a 30-minute train from the airport to Brighton, and then transfer to a 10-minute train to the university.


Campus Information:

Year of founding



Sussex House, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH, UK


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