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 Fantastic modern campus close to the vibrant city of Brighton

Available: 26 June  – 14 August 2016

Ages: 11 – 17

Location: University of Sussex, Brighton, England – one of the best campus locations in the UKEmbassy Summer Brighton

Time to London: 60 minutes

Enjoy your summer at our fantastic new summer school on our modern campus at the University of Sussex. Students have access to excellent facilities in this beautiful location just 10 minutes from Brighton’s city centre and only one hour from London. Improve your English and have fun as you take part in our amazing range of activities and excursions in this great destination on England’s south coast.
  • Beautiful, modern campus by the South Down’s National Park
  • 10 minutes from Brighton’s centre and the beach
  • Full activities programmeEmbassy Summer at the University of Sussex
  • 3 half day trips to Brighton and the surrounding area, 1 full day trip to London and an optional trip on Sunday.


Relax in your own comfortable room on campus, close to the dining hall and classrooms.  Each 6-room apartment has its own friendly, shared lounge area with a staff  member living in each apartment block. All blocks have night-time security.

Students can choose from:

  • Single bedroom with private en suite bathrooms
  • Standard single rooms with shared bathroom facilities (usually 1 bathroom per 5 students)
  • Self-service dining hall offering healthy hot and cold food options, including vegetarian

Travel time to major airports and stations: †

Airport or Station Transfer time
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30 minutes
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 1 hour 15 minutes
Stansted Airport (STN) 2 hours
Luton Airport (LTN) 2 hours
St Pancras International (Eurostar) 2 hours 30 minutes
Bristol (BRS) 3 hours 30 minutes
Birmingham (BHX) 3 hours 30 minutes
2 hours
† Travel times shown are average transfer times by roadEmbassy Summer Brighton - make new friends


  • Sports facilities: Large outdoor green-field pitches
  • Common areas: Large social area
  • Dining Hall: Self-service hot and cold meals in a well-equipped, modern dining room
  • WiFi: Available on campus, please bring your own laptop
  • Laundry: Available on campus
  • Local Transport: Train and bus stops are adjacent to the campus and it’s a 10 minute ride to the centre of Brighton. Please note students are accompanied by an adult/member of staff during all trips off the campus.


Daytime activities

  • Sports: Football, mini-Olympics, tennis, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Non-sports: Brighton Pier, Arundel Castle, The Royal Pavillion

Evening activitiesEmbassy Summer Brighton Accommodation

  • Arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, a talent show and nature walks

* Examples of typical activities offered are shown


Included in the course price (each week)

  • 3 included half day trips during the week; 2 by train to Brighton and 1 by coach to local places of interest.  There is also a further inclusive full day trip at the weekend, normally by coach.

Examples of typical included excursions:

  • London: The UK capital offers an unrivalled choice of shopping, world-class galleries and museums.
  • Brighton: A vibrant city by the sea, famous for its pier, its palace and cool shops.
  • Portsmouth: A waterfront city situated on England’s South Coast, with great shopping and plenty of history.

Examples of typical optional excursions:

  • Bath:  A charming city famous for its Roman baths and beautiful architecture.
  • Windsor Castle:  Visit the Queen’s favourite weekend end home; its the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world.
  • The London Eye:  Take a ride on this famous wheel and enjoy amazing views of London.

** Examples of typical excursions shown. ‘Optional’ excursions require extra payment for travel and entrance

Useful links:

University of Sussex