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 

Learn a language in 2021!

12 January 2021

Places still available on 12-week Language Open Courses (online), starting January 2021.

Sustainability impact assessments must be included in the UK’s Trade Bill, SSRP researcher recommends

11 December 2020

Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) researcher, Dr Emily Lydgate, advises that sustainability in trade agreements should be assessed.

Royal Marines receive donation of 1,000 University of Sussex face shields for mass vaccination programme

10 December 2020

The face shields will be used by the Royal Marines, should they be required to assist with the roll-out of the mass vaccination programme nationwide.

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