The Communications department sits within the Communications, Marketing and Advancement division. It is responsible for managing and enhancing the University of Sussex’s reputation as a world-leading research and academic institution.

About the department

The department works to ensure the University’s vision, strategic aims and developments are understood by a range of stakeholders from students and staff to business, media, government, the local community and wider public.

By promoting the achievements of academics and researchers as well as students and professional staff, we aim to reinforce Sussex’s strong credentials and position as one of the UK’s top universities. Alongside this, we work with colleagues to increase the awareness of Sussex’s outstanding student experience and the many exciting and innovative University initiatives.

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Media relations

Our media team can answer your query or put you in touch with one of our academic experts. Each member of the team is responsible for different schools of study.

Internal communications

If you need advice about handling internal communications or you want to communicate some information to staff and/or students, please email: