The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961.
For over 60 years the aim of our courses, research, culture and campus has been to stimulate, excite and challenge. So from scientific discovery to global policy, from student welfare to career development, Sussex innovates and takes a lead. And today, in every part of society and across the world, you will find someone from Sussex making an original and valuable contribution.
- We’re extremely proud that Sussex has been named the ‘University of the Year for Student Retention’ by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.
- We’re thrilled to have won the award for Student Diversity at the 2021 Global Student Satisfaction Awards.
- University of Sussex is ranked 21st out of 101 UK institutions in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022
- We are ranked 8th in the world: World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking 2021 – Student Mobility and Openness