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 

Obituary: Terrence Hill

24 September 2020

Terrence Hill, a Moulsecoomb resident who worked tirelessly to help students settle into their new communities, has died at the age of 69.

UKTPO annual conference on World Trade Policy: Back to the Future?

16 September 2020

At the end of the UK Trade Policy Observatory's third annual academic conference, it was announced that Professor Winters would step down as Director.

The Spirit of Sussex Award: celebrating student achievement outside the classroom

9 September 2020

The Spirit of Sussex Award is a new student award launching this month to celebrate students’ extracurricular efforts and voluntary achievements.

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