International Study Centre

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University of Sussex International Study Centre

Why study at the University of Sussex International Study Centre?

The University of Sussex International Study Centre will help prepare you for living and studying abroad. Based on the University of Sussex campus, you can easily adapt to life in the UK by fully immersing yourself in student life.

The International Study Centre programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Sussex.

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Support settling in

Our friendly staff will be on hand to provide support and advice, and we’ll organise a range of exciting activities to help you get used to living in the UK.

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Stay on track

Our tutors are experts in teaching ambitious, international students like you. We will tailor our support to match your individual needs and encourage you to reach your goals.

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Build your confidence

You will learn in a supportive environment that offers small class sizes and individual tutor attention. We will develop your confidence and introduce you to university-style assessment and teaching.

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Prepare for success

We know that you may already be thinking about your employment options, which is why we have integrated a careers element into our academic courses at the International Study Centre. Skills for Success will guide you towards making the right choices and give you the tools you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

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Supportive staff

Support staff at the International Study Centre understand the challenges studying abroad can bring. And they love to help. You can ask for advice about your course, or you may simply want someone to talk to. Whatever you need, their aim is to support you to enjoy life to the full. Staff may also refer you to the excellent student support services available on the University of Sussex campus.

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Shared experiences

As soon as you arrive you will be surrounded by other international students who are going through a very similar experience to you. Meeting new people and sharing your experiences is a great way to settle in to life at Sussex. This is easy to do on the welcoming and lively campus, where there are lots of activities to enjoy.

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Discover our accommodation options and see where you will begin your Sussex adventure. We offer both on and off-campus accommodation to suit your every need.

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Student life in Sussex

Find out more about the exciting city of Brighton and the Sussex campus when exploring what student life is like when you study with us.

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Career skills

Plan your future career outside of the classroom with our excellent careers service, designed to give you a head start in your future success.

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The University of Sussex is located just a short train ride from Brighton. Find out more about what it is like to live in one of the UK’s most exciting cities.

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About the University of Sussex

Once you have completed your programme at the International Study Centre, you can progress to the University of Sussex – a top UK university.

Elmi from Kenya

"I think the International Study Centre was a very important part of my success. That goes without saying, because just from the very get go it provides opportunities for all students. It just depends on whether or not you're engaged enough to want to take them on."

Elmi from Kenya
International Foundation Year in Business, Humanities, Science and Engineering
Progressed to BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Join us today

Our Student Enrolment Advisors are available to answer any questions you may have and help you with your application. We can't wait to meet you!