International Study Centre

Student accommodation

Welcome home

Studying in the UK is a new experience, but living with other students is the best way to experience student life. You’ll be able to make new friends from around the world, supporting each other through student life and enjoying everything the city of Brighton has to offer.

Options to suit you

University-managed accommodation is located on-campus and off-campus, in the residential areas of Brighton and Hove. It is allocated based on availability. If you secure University-managed accommodation, all associated fees will be payable to the university.

On-campus accommodation

A variety of rooms are available on campus, in nine modern student residences: Brighthelm, Lewes Court, East Slope, Stanmer Court, Swanborough and Northfield.

  • Single and ensuite room options (standard rooms have a shared bathroom; en suite rooms have their own bathrooms).
  • Rooms have secure locks and include: bed, wardrobe and drawers, desk and chair, bookshelves and a mirror. They also have telephone and internet access.
  • Located within a 15-minute walk away from the International Study Centre, academic buildings and facilities.
  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside and walking distance away from campus restaurants, shops and cafés.

Costs and fees^

Accommodation Room type Tenancy length Room cost per week*
Brighthelm Standard 39 weeks from £145.00
East Slope En suite 39 weeks
from £167.50
East Slope - Bodiam Standard 39 weeks from £159.13
Lewes Court Standard 39 weeks
from £123.00
En suite 39 weeks
from £160.40
Northfield En suite 39 weeks
from £167.50
Stanmer Court  En suite 39 weeks
from £159.40
Swanborough En suite 39 weeks
from £167.50

*Please note that costs are subject to change.

^Please note these are the accommodation costs for the 2020/21 academic year.

Room availability for September 2020

If you are starting in September, there is currently plenty of availability. If you are required to quarantine (as per UK government guidelines), your accommodation will be available for you to do so. We will support you so that you have everything you need to settle in to your new home, including bedding packs, shopping deliveries and take-away services.

How to book your accommodation

Once it is confirmed that you can return to on-campus learning, and if you have requested accommodation, the Central Student Support team will contact you with the latest information on available accommodation and fees.

Useful information

  • Before you arrive, make sure you've arranged your accommodation in the UK. This will ensure that there are no difficulties with confirming your course at immigration, and that you have a place to live. The Central Student Support team can answer any questions you have about our accommodation options and what to pack.
  • Check where and when to collect your room keys. Key collection details are outlined in your room offer.
  • Visit our before you arrive page and download our pre-arrival guide to help you plan your exciting journey to the UK.

Arrange your room

If you require support in sourcing accommodation, please contact our University of Sussex ISC Central Student Support team at to enquire about our currently available accommodation options

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