The University of Sussex is a public research university in Falmer, Sussex, England. Its campus is located in the South Downs National Park and is a short distance away from Central Brighton.
The university received its Royal Charter in August 1961, the first of what Beloff termed the Plate glass university generation, and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities.
It has more than a third of its students enrolled in postgraduate programs and around a third of its staff is drawn from outside the United Kingdom.Sussex has a diverse community of over 17,000 students, with around one in three being international students, and over 2,600 academics, representing over 100 different nationalities.
The annual income of the institution for 2016–17 was £286.1 million with an expenditure of £270.4 million.In 2017, over 25 thousand students applied to the University of Sussex, with around five thousand being accepted and joining the institution.