International Study Centre

International student stories

Our students share their experiences

Meet some of our past International Study Centre students and discover what it’s like to live and learn at the University of Sussex International Study Centre.

Electronic Engineering alumni story

Mohsen started with an English Language Preparation course at the International Study Centre and now has a PhD in Electronic Engineering. He shares his experience and what he's doing now working for a start-up company at Sussex Innovation Centre.


Sussex student Daren

“Tutors at the International Study Centre are very friendly and the teaching here is different than at the University. International Study Centre teachers are closer to students and they help me feel comfortable. ”

Daren from Singapore
Pre-Masters in Management and Finance

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Sussex student Rehab

“The benefit of studying at the International Study Centre is they prepare you for university. So when you start your course you have an idea on how to take notes, and writing and reading.”

Rehab from Saudi Arabia
International Foundation Year in Life Sciences & Psychology

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Sussex student Talat

“The International Study Centre really settled me in well. I started having that feeling of family and I didn’t miss home anymore as I used to.”

Talal from Pakistan
International Foundation Year in Engineering and Mathematics

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Sussex Student Yolanda

“I am so glad that I did this as the foundation of knowledge I learned at the International Study Centre set me up well for my second year at Sussex.”

Yolanda from China
International Year One

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