International Study Centre

University of Sussex
International Study Centre

Why study with us?

Studying at the International Study Centre will develop your confidence, boost your English language skills and give you the academic knowledge you need to succeed in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Sussex. The International Study Centre programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Sussex.

Our courses

Discover our range of study abroad courses leading to degrees at the University of Sussex.


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.


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

Admissions support

An international student talks to a university staff member

Apply directly online through us and benefit from application guidance and support from our expert team.

Before you arrive

Prepare for your arrival in the UK with our helpful advice and frequently asked questions.

Student stories

Hear from some of our former students about how the International Study Centre helped them.

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.

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.

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.

Get the best start to your future career

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. CareerAhead will guide you towards making the right choices and give you the tools you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

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.

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. Read more about the Sussex student experience.