Careers and Employability Centre

Equality and diversity in employment

Find out about one-to-one appointments and diversity internships, events and scholarships

We're very proud of our diverse student body here at Sussex and we're committed to addressing your individual needs, regardless of race, religion, gender, disability, marital status, social class, age or sexual preference.

Read our equality and diversity statement

We can offer:

  • one-to-one appointments for students and graduates who are care leavers or who have long-term conditions and/or disabilities
  • information and guidance on your rights in the workplace 
  • resource listings for diversity schemes, events and groups for underrepresented groups

Appointments 

We offer extended one-to-one appointments for care leavers and those with long-term conditions and disabilities. These appointments can be booked by students and recent graduates. 

You can email the Careers Consultant for your School to arrange an appointment. Appointments can be used for anything careers-related, including disclosing a long-term condition

For general questions and support, you can also contact:

  • Disabilities and long-term conditions e.g. learning disabilities, autism and mental health: Helen Gorman
  • Care leavers: Vicky Raynard

Diversity schemes and associations

Many employers and organisations have created schemes that aim to improve diversity within their organisations. These schemes often include scholarships, mentoring, application support and paid internships or insight days. 

Diversity internships, schemes, events and scholarships

Diversity groups and associations

We will continue to update these resources. Please contact us at careers@sussex.ac.uk if you have a recommendation. 

Accessibility and visiting our Centre

Our Centre is located on the ground floor of the Library. As the main entrance may be unsuitable, the Library offers advice on disabled access. There are also accessible toilets on each floor of the Library.

We also offer a range of resources that can be converted into accessible files, including audio, Braille and text files. 

Other resources