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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk international student admissions & applications
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University of Suffolk
The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking advantage of its size, the University of Suffolk offers a more personal experience, where you will be a name and not a number. Smaller classes will give you excellent access to our expert tutors.
FAST FACTS
  • Ranked 14th in the UK for Academic Experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017)
  • Stylish waterfront campus, one hour from London
  • High-quality teaching by expert academics
  • Competitive tuition fees and affordable living
Live, study and beyond
94.5% of University of Suffolk 2015/16 graduates were in work or further study after six months, according to Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey.
Suffolk offers a rich and diverse cultural life, with bustling towns, restaurants and cafés, and an extensive arts scene. Suffolk is a county steeped in history, with beautiful scenery, world famous beaches and a glorious coastline, all within easy reach of London.

Known for its hospitable and friendly nature, Suffolk has a growing student community and provides a ‘home away from home’, with a mixture of dynamic urban centres, coastal resorts, and historic market towns.

Suffolk is home to both international and local industry. Award winning UK brewer, Adnams, is located in Southwold and cider producer, Aspall, is based just outside Ipswich. As one of the fastest developing areas of urban regeneration in the UK, Suffolk is well positioned to benefit from the developing technologies in the energy arena and the growing tech cluster businesses rising in the county. Multinational companies such as AXA, BT, and Willis have also made their base here, charmed by the location and accessibility to London, Cambridge and beyond.
Students at The University of Suffolk
Why study here?
The University of Suffolk is a student-centred higher education institution that strives to provide its students with the highest standards in teaching and learning, as well as high quality support and advice.

Employability is an important factor for the University of Suffolk, ensuring they offer careers and employability support throughout your time at university. The University creates and nurtures high quality ambitious graduates and recent figures have shown their successes.  All of the degrees enable students to get involved in problem-solving, creative thinking, teamwork, delivering presentations and using digital technologies; all of which are essential skills needed in the world of employment. Many of the degree courses incorporate modules in professional practice, or postgraduate development programmes to enable students to put into practice their learning, engage with employers and outside organisations, and discover where their studies will take them in life.
The location of the University of Suffolk
Academic Schools
The University of Suffolk offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in some of the traditional subjects such as English and History, as well as more niche areas such as Cyber Security and Computer Games. Programmes are spread across six academic schools:
  • School of Art, Design and Humanities
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Law and Social Sciences
  • School of Psychology and Education
  • School of Science, Technology and Engineering
  • Suffolk Business School
Tuition Fees
Bachelor and Master Degrees: £11,790-£13,300
MBA: £16,380

The University offers a range of scholarships for international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Facilities
At the University of Suffolk, students study in state-of-the-art surroundings. The University has invested across its campus to create environments that highlight the latest teaching methods and support the students to achieve great things.

In Ipswich, the James Hehir Building includes the latest clinical skills and sports and exercise laboratories, as well as specialist bioscience teaching and research facilities; all created to give students the tools they need to achieve their full potential. The Arts Building boasts painting, sculpture, drawing and print studios; installation and video spaces; a film studo, and photography studios. The newly refurbished Atrium is home to Computer Science laboratories as well as the Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training, which is a perfect example of what the latest technology can do.

The Waterfront Building boasts a range of lecture theatres, seminar suites and tutorial rooms, and is home to the Infozone – a one-stop-shop for all student enquiries. Students have access to IT facilities and study spaces 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The University’s library  has a range of study spaces all with state-of-the-art IT facilities. Areas within the Library are zoned using a 'traffic lights' system, indicating noise levels and behaviours appropriate for each working area. The Main library area offers an open plan study space, which is ideal for group working, as well as smaller, individual study stations for students needing to get away from the hustle and bustle. Academic Liaison Librarians are available to guide students through the most appropriate study materials.
Accommodation
The on-campus accommodation, Athena Hall, is just a few minutes’ walk from the Waterfront Building and is located close to the James Hehir building. With views of the waterfront, Athena Hall is a popular choice among Suffolk students. Local shops and amenities are close by and the town centre is within a 10-minute walk. Athena Hall offers 590 bed spaces in a mixture of cluster flats and studio rooms.

Cluster flats have 4-7 bedrooms with a shared kitchen and common room space. Each bedroom has an ensuite, small double bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, shelving units and chest of drawers. The kitchens are well equipped and the lounge comes with leather sofas, the perfect place to relax after your studies.

Studio rooms provide independent living, ideal for one mature student or a student couple. Your studio room is furnished with a double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, shelving units, sofa and coffee table – along with a fully equipped kitchen and ensuite.

Prices range between £122 and £160.50 per week (based on current prices – prices may change for 2019).
Admissions
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