History, Affiliations and Rankings
The University of Suffolk is a public research institution located in Suffolk, United Kingdom. It was established in 2007 as University Campus Suffolk and in August 2016, became the University of Suffolk. As per the Complete University Guide's Universities League Table 2022, the University of Suffolk is ranked #126 and according to the Guardian - University Rankings 2022, it is placed #67. The University of Suffolk has a unique affiliation with British Telecom (BT), one of the world’s leading communications service companies.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The University of Suffolk’s main campus is located in Ipswich, a major town in the heart of Suffolk. The main campus is located near Ipswich Marina, with the Waterfront Building being its main focus. UoS is divided into four academic schools: the School of Engineering, Arts, Science and Technology (EAST), the Suffolk Business School, the School of Health and Sports Science, and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. The University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the four faculties, including research masters’ and PhDs.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The University of Suffolk is dedicated to offering a more personalised and intimate experience than many bigger higher education institutions can offer. The university's aim is to be a light of aspiration and accomplishment in Suffolk and beyond, and it is proud of its track record of recruiting a diverse student body and assisting graduates in achieving their academic, personal, and professional goals. In 2015, Singer Ed Sheeran was awarded an honorary doctorate for his “outstanding contribution to music”.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companie
Community participation at the University of Suffolk includes communicating and sharing information, consulting and cooperating with the local community, improving cultural life, and delivering a service to our neighbours. The University of Suffolk is a diverse community that is home to more than 5,000 students from around 180 nations. The international students’ rate accounts for 22% of the total student population. The average class size of the University of Suffolk is 21 students. Having said that, the university takes considerable effort to ensure that student recruitment and selection, admission to the University of Suffolk, learning, teaching, and assessment are all fair and non-discriminatory.