University of Suffolk

Key Information

Location

Suffolk and Norfolk

Established

2007

Motto

Nationalities

Students

7,695

Overview

The University of Suffolk UK (UoS), not to be mistaken with Suffolk University, was founded in 2007 as a collaboration between the University of East Anglia and the University of Essex, but it only changed it’s name in 2016.

The University has 4 campuses in Ipswich, St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, with the main campus located in Ipswich, on the historical Ipswich waterfront.

As one of the UK’s newest universities, UoS doesn’t currently rank highly in national university rankings, however, it has made good progress with worldwide recognition in the past few years.
UCS was also ranked in the top 10 for lecturers and courses and in the 2019 WhatUni Student Choice Award, as well as receiving a Bronze award by the UK government for Teaching Excellence.

Courses

School of Law and Social Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Psychology and Education
School of Science, Technology and Engineering
School of Arts, Design an Humanities
Suffolk Business School

Employment

95.4% of overall UoS graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation. For several courses this value increases to 100% including Event Management, Tourism Management, Social Work, Counselling, Sport and Exercise Science, Fine Art and English.

Fees and Scholarships

University of Suffolk fees range from around £12,150 to £13,750 for undergraduate courses, and £12,150 to £16,380 for Masters or MBA.

They also offer a range of scholarships for international students wishing wo enrol on undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including the International scholarship, MBA scholarship, Chevening scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships and Snowdon Masters scholarship. More information can be found here.

Accommodation

The University of Suffolk offers many accommodation options, from many halls of residence to accredited shared student houses. The university offers support in making informed accommodation decisions fitting your personal preferences, and will provide insight and details into all available alternatives.

Moreover, University of Suffolk recommends students starting a course in September, who wish to live in on-campus halls, to apply before the end of June. Given the high demand for these, they might fill up if you do not submit your application in a timely manner.

Other Facts

Lowestoft in Suffolk is the further point East you can go in the UK, and has one of the most beautiful views of the sunrise
Suffolk is home to the smallest pub in Britain
Suffolk is famous for glamping, which is a glamorous type of camping, with a great number of lodges particularly in West Stow Pods