Media and Communications

Study in specialist facilities and access equipment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. At Sussex, whenever you want to study, you can access what you need, when you need it. Browse our facilities below:

Foley Studio

Audio/Foley Studio

The Foley studio has a dedicated control-room with a separate live-room, which can be used for different types of audio production. The control room is fitted with the Toft Audio ATB24 desk and Genelec 8040A monitors with subwoofer. The iMac is equipped with the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. The live room is spacious and offers a variety of surfaces and props to make Foley sounds.

Digital Print Room

Our digital print room houses a range of professional printers, so you can produce high quality projects throughout your degree.

Resource centre

All Media, Arts and Humanities students have access to our extensive resource library.

The library has a collection of more than 5,000 feature films, documentaries, television programmes and music CDs and scores.


Teaching labs

We have six teaching labs equipped with iMacs and PCs.

You have full access to Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Audition).



Video and Photography Studio 

Our video and photography studio has a large green-screen facility, full 'cool light' video lighting rig and a control desk.

Our studio grip equipment includes dollies, tracks and jibs.

Photography students benefit from five Bowens 750w flash heads mounted on a pantograph rail system, an array of soft-boxes, a permanent white infinity curve and additional backdrops.

Video Edit Suites

We have seven editing booths and two editing workshops.

Each dual-monitor workstation is equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes Premiere Pro. You can also access other software packages. 


A student in the voice over boothVoice over booths

We have three audio post-production booths used for voice-over work, radio documentary narration, or one to one interviews.

Each booth has a large diaphragm condenser microphone, high-quality channel strip, audio interface and iMac.

You can record directly to our media server, ready for instant editing access from any of our 108 computers.  

Equipment and Store

We have a variety of equipment for you to use while you study with us.

You can book this equipment using our online booking system. We also have Media Stores which are open on weekdays and offer technical support for the equipment and our facilities.