Award-winning product designer Lucy Hughes at Newhaven Harbour


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Seven Sussex Firsts

Our history of taking bold new steps, from the 1960s to the present day.

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Time well spent

A pioneering placement scheme in Malaysia is leading the way in immersive, international work experience for Sussex students.

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Matilda and Niranjanraj talking about the Role Models project

A little more conversation

Matilda and Niranjanraj share their experience as Role Models project volunteers.

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"Ensuring that people aren't fatigued, depressed or feeling sick shouldn't be a luxurious add-on."

Dame Lesley Fallowfield
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Playing the long game

Tony Moore explains how decades of research on the alternative oxidase is now being applied to potential therapies for deadly diseases.

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"Our civic responsibility has never had greater significance."

Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell explains how Sussex is contributing to local and global efforts against the pandemic.

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Making sustainability the 'new normal'

Peter Newell is generating evidence-based hope for a rapid and socially just transition to sustainability.

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Cancer care – making it better

Dame Lesley Fallowfield is putting cancer patients at the heart of decision-making.

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Aydan Richards networking at Make It Happen 2020

Mentoring matters

Find out more about some of our committed Sussex Connect volunteers and read how mentoring has benefits for both mentor and mentee.

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Product designer Lucy Hughes at Newhaven Harbour, holding her sustainable packaging material MarinaTex

From sea to store

Award-winning product designer Lucy Hughes is creating sustainable packaging from fish waste.

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Alumnus Bertie Carvel

Acting up

Bertie Carvel lifts the curtain on his acting career and reveals the part played by his time at Sussex.

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Alumna Réjane Woodroffe

A change for good

Réjane Woodroffe talks about leaving a career in high finance to help South Africa’s poorest rural community get on its feet.

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Alumnus Mamunur Rahman speaking on campus

The fabric of our lives

When the coronavirus pandemic began spreading across the world, Mamunur Rahman took action, mobilising his contacts and resources to help people in Bangladesh.

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