Originally established as University Campus Suffolk (UCS) in 2007, the university received its status in 2016, and was officially launched as University of Suffolk. As one of the youngest universities in the UK, The University of Suffolk is an agile, responsive university, custom-built for a changing world, absorbing the best of UK university traditions and aligning them with a twenty-first-century audience and a modern world of employment and entrepreneurship.
Through establishing working relationships with charitable organisations, business and research bodies the University has a rich network to enhance its projects and is growing its reputation for world-renowned academic expertise. The University of Suffolk is a key contributor to its local communities; developing subject areas closely aligned to regional economic priorities as well as contributing to the overall economic growth of the county. Students will study in state-of-the-art surroundings, in a thriving location that benefits from excellent transport links.
- Ranked 67th in the UK*
- Ranked 4th in the UK for History subjects*
- Ranked 8th in the UK for English and Creative Writing subjects*
- 90% of graduates were in employment or further study 15 months after graduating**
- In 2019, the University of Suffolk was ranked in the top 10 for Courses and Lecturers, top 15 for Job Prospects and top 20 for Student Support in the Whatuni Student Rankings 2019
- Students have the opportunity to start their own business upon graduation from the University of Suffolk’s Innovation Centre (IWIC)
*) Guardian University Guide 2022
**) Graduate outcomes survey conducted by the Higher Education Statistics (HESA) in 2020