University of Sussex

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About the institution

The University of Sussex is situated on a single campus surrounded by the South Downs National Park. It’s around four miles from Brighton, with its pebble beach and lively nightlife. The university opened in 1961 and many of its original buildings now have listed status. Areas of research strength include English, psychology, geography and history. Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club’s stadium is next to the university, while sporting opportunities for students include aerial yoga, bouldering and trapeze.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
13,633
Male UG students: 
46%
Female UG students: 
54%
Full-time students: 
100%
Under 21 on entry: 
86%
International: 
26%
Undergraduate: 
74%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.5
Average UCAS tariff: 
388.8

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 21%
2.1: 52%
2.2: 17%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

94%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
55%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
20,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
S90
Sussex House Brighton and Hove Brighton
Postcode: 
BN1 9RH
Telephone number: 
01273 606755

Guardian university guide rank

20

out of 119

Times university guide rank

18

out of 128


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