University of Sussex International Summer School offers the opportunity to experience life in the famous seaside city of Brighton & Hove.

Venture across the channel into Europe. Spend the day exploring London. Whatever you want to do, our International Summer School gives you the chance to study at a top-25 ranked University. 

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • International Business
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • English literature
  • Communication
  • Digital Media
  • Sociology
  • History
  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Health sciences
  • Physics
  • Psychology 

UQ students are eligible to participate in the University of Sussex International Summer School Session 1. More information regarding courses can be found on the 'Courses' tab. 

Credit Equivalent 

15 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 15 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experience team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Sussex entry requirements.

Apply to UQ  Apply to host


The program fee is approximately $4,500 AUD and includes tuition, accommodation and application fee. Some courses may have additional fees. 

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 22 June 2019
End: 20 July 2019

Program start date conflicts with semester 1, 2019 exam period by one day. Students are able to arrive on June 23 if necessary and should not book flights until their exam schedule is known. 

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Brighton, UK
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate, Postgraduate*

*Postgraduate students are able to participate in this program as not-for-credit only. 


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.