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 

Overwhelmed young carers deserve more in post-Covid future, Prof Saul Becker tells Andrew Marr

15 October 2020

The University's Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost says it's time to deliver a sea change for family carers and young carers.

Want to develop your skills and business ideas while making an impact on post-Covid society and the environment?

14 October 2020

The University of Sussex are delighted to be taking part in Ingenuity, a unique national and regional programme which looks to invest in the next...

Engineers ready to supply local business and organisations with high-quality PPE

14 October 2020

Not-for-profit ClickShieldUS are able to produce at least 1,000 shields a week to supply local businesses and organisations.

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