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The University of Sussex contributes £495 million each year to the UK economy and supports over 7,800 jobs, as outlined in our latest Economic Impact Report.
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Voice over: The University of Sussex contributes nearly half a billion pounds each year to the UK economy,
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Voice over: We support over 7,800 jobs across the UK….
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Voice over: 7,250 of these jobs are within the local region.
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Voice over: 89% of our research...
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Voice over: was categorised as world-leading or internationally excellent
(footnote: Research Excellence Framework 2021)
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Voice over: Our investment in research and innovation is estimated to boost the national economy by £31 million by 2030
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Voice over: We are creating real-world benefits and scientific breakthroughs, generating five new spin-outs...
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Voice over: …and 37 new graduate start-ups in three years,
creating business and job opportunities and attracting investment to the region.
Voice over: After graduating,
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Voice over: over 1 in 4 of our students found work in the region...
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Voice over: With 40% going on to become key workers such as teachers, social workers and doctors…making a social impact
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Voice over: And contributing their skills and knowledge
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Voice over: to local businesses and community.
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An independent report by Oxford Economics has measured the University of Sussex’s impact on the UK economy during 2020/21. The findings demonstrate the important economic and social contributions we make within the region and across the UK.
Our economic effects are measured in several ways, including:
Through these positive effects, we are supporting ideas with impact.
£495 milliongross value-added to the economy
7,800 jobs across the UK
£31.3 million boost to economy from R&D investment by 2030
To find out more about how our economic impact was calculated please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the report methodology. Please state if you require an accessible version of this document.
“We are a university with a global outlook, attracting students and staff from more than 120 countries. But we do more than educate. We carry out world-leading research, encourage innovation and contribute to national growth.”