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 

Postponed Sussex Education Awards to take place Tuesday 1 December

27 November 2020

A virtual event will celebrate colleagues who embody the spirit of Sussex and our values: kindness, integrity, inclusion, collaboration and courage.

New forced migrant scholarship to support Masters study

13 November 2020

A new postgraduate scholarship is being introduced to support a forced migrant student to take a Masters course at the University of Sussex.

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind”

2 November 2020

The Thinking Kindness 'tent' at #Kindfest2020 will explore the latest research, evidence and thinking on kindness.

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