Doctoral School

People and contacts

Contacts in academic Schools

Doctoral students should contact the Research and Enterprise Co-ordinator (REC) in their School to discuss arrangements for intermission, fieldwork, thesis submission and examination before contacting the Research Student Administration Office.

List of School contacts

Research Student Administration Office

The Research Student Administration Office provides advice for postgraduate research students, academic staff and colleagues across the University. We are a single point of contact for all administration associated with a student's journey from application through to graduation. Our services include:

  • Monitoring and recording the academic progress and assessment of research students
  • Administration of the examination process from thesis submission to the viva outcome
  • Advice to current international research students
  • Admissions for postgraduate research students in partnership with the University's Schools
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For general enquiries, please contact us at:

E: researchstudentoffice@sussex.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)1273 876550

For more specific enquiries or to find a particular member of our staff, visit Research Student Administration Office Staff.

Research Student Administration Office
Sussex House
University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9RH
UK

Reception opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10am-1pm and 2pm -5pm

The Doctoral School Office

We support the Doctoral School in its collaborative, University-wide role to help realise the University’s research strategy and wider strategic plans. The Doctoral School's role includes:

  • Liaison with external funding and policy bodies such as Research Councils
  • Managing bids and awards for doctoral training and skills development for both faculty and doctoral students
  • Managing doctoral scholarships 
  • Managing the Researcher Development Programme
  • Working closely with other institutions, businesses, governments and civil society organisations to enhance the student experience and research environment
  • Providing our doctoral students with the confidence and skills they need to become world-class researchers and communicators
  • Promoting the contribution of doctoral research  to academia, the economy and society as a whole, both on a national and international scale.
Where to find us

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Contact us

For general enquiries, please contact us at:

E: doctoralschool@sussex.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)1273 877767

For more specific enquiries or to find a particular member of our staff, please use the staff directories below:

The Doctoral School Office

Researcher Development Programme

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

CHASE at Sussex

The Doctoral School Office
Falmer House
University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9QF
UK

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Doctoral School

E: doctoralschool@sussex.ac.uk
T: 00 44 (0)1273 87 7767