Sussex in the community

At the University of Sussex we are lucky to be part of a vibrant mix of communities and cultures, and we care about the role we play. By engaging with residents, businesses, charities and other local partners, we hope to make a positive difference to our local area.


Our response to Covid-19

In these unprecedented times, the University is working with organisations and communities to contribute towards local, national and global efforts against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Featured stories

Dr Abigail Jamieson is among Brighton and Sussex Medical School’s newly qualified medics about to join the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read Abigail's story and other in-depth features of how we’re helping our community.

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Community news 

Sussex staff member recognised as a Covid-19 Community Champion

15 May 2020

Scott Noble from Estates has been recognised by the Mayor of Brighton and Hove for his work to help the community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

No place to hide: How market manipulation in the age of pandemic is destroying traditional safe havens

14 May 2020

Safe haven assets such as gold and bitcoin are struggling during the global Coronavirus pandemic thanks to intense, large-scale manipulation.

Resumption of work commute likely to cause exponential second wave of UK Coronavirus cases

14 May 2020

The resumption of the daily work commute risks returning UK Coronavirus cases to an exponential growth, according to new modelling.

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