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. Whether you’re a resident, business, charity or other organisation, there are a range of ways you can get involved in our activities and share your ideas.

Community heroes

Elaine Ortiz
Elaine Ortiz is the founder of  the Hummingbird Project, a Brighton-based charity that works with young refugees in the local area.

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Community news 

Volunteer instructors needed for Code First: Girls course in Spring 2019

4 January 2019

We are again partnering with Code First: Girls to run a free coding course and we are looking for volunteer instructions for Spring Term 2019.

Christmas collection for Brighton and Hove's food banks and those in need

5 December 2018

Sussexsport will be holding a food and clothing charity collection for Brighton and Hove's food banks, and for The Red Box Project.

Check out the Christmas Guide 2018

29 November 2018

The Christmas Guide compiled by International Student Support is now available, listing events on campus and the Brighton area for students and staff.

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