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Overall Rating
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 187 reviews
4.2 / 187 reviews
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Halls of Residence
Halls of Residence
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 76 reviews
3.6 / 76 reviews
Location
Location
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 163 reviews
4.6 / 163 reviews
Clubs & Societies
Clubs & Societies
4.9 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews
4.9 / 17 reviews
Party Vibe
Party Vibe
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 163 reviews
4.6 / 163 reviews
Freshers' Week
Freshers' Week
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 19 reviews
3.9 / 19 reviews

Overview

The University of Sussex is situated on a large and open green field site on the South Downs, East Sussex. It is located on the edge of the city of Brighton and Hove. In the 2008 national Research Assessment Exercise Sussex saw 18 departments ranking in the top 20 in the U.K. All departments were deemed to be carrying out "world-leading" research, according to the study, and a considerable proportion of that research was described as "internationally excellent".

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Student Stats

Number of students13365
Male : Female46 : 54
Fulltime : Part time94 : 6
UK : International69 : 31

Awards

Location
Top 20 University for Location
Clubs & Societies
Top 20 University for Clubs & Societies
Party Vibe
Top 20 University for Party Vibe

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The University of Sussex Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars based on 187 reviews
4.2 / 187 reviews
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Campus/University buildings
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Learning facilities
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Sports facilities
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Student Union
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Careers service
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Organisation
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 66 reviews
Inclusivity
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
Health and Wellbeing services
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
Support for international students
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
Support and facilities for disabled students
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

8th July 2018
The campus is great, has what you need but also compact and easy to get around. Nice bars and food outlets. Great course with enthusiastic lecturers
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

6th July 2018
I have thoroughly enjoyed attending this uni. With people coming from many different backgrounds I have got a real taste of the multinational experience, considering it is a top uni. Facilities on campus as well are up to high standards, with a very good library and good shops and bars for social life. My course does have some flaws I would say, with teaching seeming a bit lazy, and feedback being abit basic. Other than that the course is enjoyable at times.
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Course review , 15/05/2017

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BA (Hons) Journalism
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

I enjoy this degree course very much as it is very practical and in no way limiting. However, I feel there much more of an emphasis placed on broadcast journalism than any other journalism practice. The experience is good as we have frequent 'news days' where we have to produce, write and broadcast live news for a tv/ radio show within a day, which is supposed to mirror how it is done in industry. Facilities are good- a fully equipped tv studio with gallery and many recording booths.

Course review , 11/05/2017

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BA (Hons) Geography
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

I have really enjoyed my time so far at the Univeristy of Sussex. The course is engaging and some of the staff members go above and beyond to help you and are really approachable. The course material is really interesting and varied. However in one or two modules I have found the tutor was not really engaging with the topic or students. But I suppose it is like that with every course and uni really. Also the overseas field trip is amazing!!!

Course review , 10/05/2017

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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

It's a broad and specialised degree at the same time, it is a great degree and gives a lot of opportunities. However some modules are the same as others already done before however some are very different. It helps broaden our knowledge and get the best out of the degree

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Course module review - Employment Law , 26/02/2017

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Employment Law
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

Due to the nature of a qualifying law degree, there is generally not a lot of room for picking your own modules. However, I picked Employment Law as my optional module for second year as I hoped it would be useful, and I was definitely right! The module has made me thoroughly consider my position as a part-time worker, as well as thinking about how employers must act in all kinds of situations. As the module was fairly small, there was a lot of support from lecturers which was incredibly helpful.

Course module review - Family Law , 14/02/2017

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Family Law
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

The module is assessed through coursework (50%) and through a written exam at the end of the year (50%).
It's highly enjoyable and informative, although some of the subject matter could be considered potentially upsetting (the course covers topics such as domestic violence).
The staff are friendly and willing to help, and clearly know a great deal about what they teach.

Course module review - Organometallic Chemistry 1, 14/02/2017

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Organometallic Chemistry 1
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review

This module was exactly what I expected and had a huge range of interesting content. It focused a lot of the research done by people at the university which made it even more interesting and was taught really well, ensuring a good understanding. The exam was difficult in places, however it felt fair and all content had been taught in class.

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1 Northfield Flats
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 15 reviews
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2 East Slope Flats
3.8 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
3.8 / 14 reviews
3 Lewes Court flats (Phrase 2)
3.8 out of 5 stars based on 6 reviews
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4 Park Houses
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews
3.6 / 9 reviews
5 Lewes Court (Phase 1)
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
3.6 / 7 reviews
6 Stanmer Court Flats
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
3.3 / 10 reviews
7 Park Village
2.8 out of 5 stars based on 12 reviews
2.8 / 12 reviews
8 Brighthelm Houses
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
4.0 / 2 reviews
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
3.0 / 1 review
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2 Liverpool
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 156 reviews
4.6 / 156 reviews
3 Sheffield
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 232 reviews
4.6 / 232 reviews
4 Manchester
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 196 reviews
4.6 / 196 reviews
5 Leeds
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 148 reviews
4.6 / 148 reviews
6 Brighton
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 163 reviews
4.6 / 163 reviews
7 London
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 842 reviews
4.4 / 842 reviews
8 Glasgow
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 137 reviews
4.5 / 137 reviews
9 Cardiff
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 114 reviews
4.5 / 114 reviews
10 Bristol
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 154 reviews
4.5 / 154 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 122 reviews
4.5 / 122 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Hockey - women
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
2 Anim8s (Animation Fans United)
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
3 Archery
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
4 Climate Action Movement
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
5 Cuban Salsa
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
6 Football - men
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
7 Lacrosse- Men
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
8 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* & Queer (LGBTQ)
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
9 Mountaineering
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
10 PoleSoc (Pole fitness)
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Club Revenge
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 46 reviews
4.6 / 46 reviews
2 The Haunt
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 40 reviews
4.5 / 40 reviews
3 The Arch
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 37 reviews
4.5 / 37 reviews
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3.9 out of 5 stars based on 65 reviews
3.9 / 65 reviews
5 Walkabout (Brighton)
4.7 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews
4.7 / 9 reviews
6 Revolution Bar (Brighton)
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 13 reviews
4.4 / 13 reviews
7 Coalition
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
4.0 / 22 reviews
8 Volks Club
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
4.4 / 8 reviews
9 Falmer Bar
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
4.1 / 10 reviews
10 The Globe
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
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3.9 out of 5 stars based on 19 reviews
3.9 / 19 reviews
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Awards

Location
Top 20 University for Location
Clubs & Societies
Top 20 University for Clubs & Societies
Party Vibe
Top 20 University for Party Vibe

Location Details

The University of Sussex
Sussex
Brighton
BN1 9RH
United Kingdom