University of Sussex
Brighton | South East England
Ucas code: S90
What students say about this university1140 comments (286 students)
Would not know as I do not use the facilitiesReport
Disappointed when some topics are not greatly discussedReport
It is quite expensive to buy food from the supermarket on campus so I would advise getting food delivered from somewhere like...
It is quite expensive to buy food from the supermarket on campus so I would advise getting food delivered from somewhere like asda or going out into town to buy shopping. The food on campus at the bars is super cheap and great quality however as are the drinks, super cheap and affordable!Transport is a considerable cost and you will have to use it to get on and off campus as the distance from town is quite far. There is a lot of opportunity for part time work and most places pay very well.×
Contact time, small workload and costs on campusReport
Really great quality. Lecturers are all good, seminars are sometimes useful if your group is good. I've never had a problem...
Really great quality. Lecturers are all good, seminars are sometimes useful if your group is good. I've never had a problem understanding anything. Teaching hours are good but vary between subjects and years, but generally I get about 8-9 contact hours a week. I do essays and tests as coursework throughout the year and exams in winter and summer, and usually have one lab practical class a week for 2 hours. Feedback is always on time and sometimes useful, sometimes confusing. Facilities are great, lots of space to work and so many computers available across campus.×
It was one of the best things I've ever done, meet loads of great people from around the world, the kitchen wasn't the best but...
It was one of the best things I've ever done, meet loads of great people from around the world, the kitchen wasn't the best but they are upgrading them now. The best aspect was my house mates, I love them to bits and the worst would be the noise when I have a 9am or if I didn't go out that night and had work, but that comes with any student living and nothing a pair of earplugs can;t solve. Each halls at Sussex is known for certain things, when you have more money you live in Northfield, when you want to party you live in East Slope etc. There is one best halls, it all depends what you want as some offer more house type living, some offer a dorm experience and some offer less people and more in-pendant living, such as family flats. It really depends what you want from halls.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction89%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students13,535
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate75%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time6%
of students are part-time
Male / Female55%
of students are female
Young / Mature12%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK31%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction71%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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- 1. Sussex House