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About University of Sussex
The University of Sussex is a public research university in Falmer, Sussex, England. Its campus is located within the South Downs National Park and is a short distance away from Central Brighton. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 placed Sussex 147th in the world overall and 39th in the world for Social Sciences. The QS world university ranking 2018 placed Sussex as 228th in the world, with its development Studies program placed as number one in the world in the QS subject ranking.
Why choose the University of Sussex?
Sussex counts 5 Nobel Prize winners, 15 Fellows of the Royal Society, 9 Fellows of the British Academy, 23 fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences and a winner of the Crafoord Prize among its faculty. By 2011, many of its faculty members had also received the Royal Society of Literature Prize, the Order of the British Empire and the Bancroft Prize. It welcomes spirited students who want to join its diverse and friendly campus community and study in a progressive, creative, and intellectually-challenging environment.
Availability of Foundation Courses
Sussex offers a variety of Foundation Year courses to help you continue with undergraduate study.
At Sussex, students can customise their course to build a degree that allows them to follow their interests and broaden their education, while also developing the knowledge, skills and experience to take them in any direction they choose. Depending on the course, students can choose electives from several different disciplines, spend time studying abroad, or undertake a professional placement.
Student Services and Facilities
The Sussex campus is like a large village, with everything students need for day-to-day life. This includes a library, bank, post office, GP surgery, dentist, and pharmacy as well as numerous cafés, bars and restaurants, and a weekly food market. The library is open 24 hours a day during term time, providing a vast collection of resources including over 38,000 online journals and 52,000 e-books.
The Student Support Unit team offer specialist advice and guidance to any student with a long-term condition such as a physical disability, long-term mental health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.
Availability of Part-Time Work
If students are looking for a part-time job while they study, the Careers and Employability Centre, based in the library, advertises a wide range of student jobs throughout the year, both on campus and in Brighton. As a busy seaside city, Brighton & Hove is also a fantastic place to pick up casual or seasonal work to fit around studies.