University of Sussex
The University of Sussex is present nearby the East Sussex village of Falmer, in the city of Brighton and Hove. This university got its Royal Charter in the year 1961 and got its name from the historic county of Sussex. This university ranked 11th in the UK, presently, 31st in Europe and 99th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Guardian university guide 2012 ranked this university joint 11th and the Times Good University Guide 2012 ranked it at 14th place. This university is also a founder member of the 1994 Group of research-oriented universities.
This university had its research funding cut by £1.15 million in the year 2009, and this was the 9th biggest cut in the country.
This university accomplished well in the 2008 national Research Assessment Exercise with 18 departments ranking in the top twenty in the United Kingdom. 13 out of 15 subjects that were evaluated under the present teaching quality assessment scheme scored 21 or more points, in respect of teaching quality, while Sociology and Philosophy achieved the highest score. Education in UK is very prominent and so is this university since it offers great education from the day it was founded.