Sussex People

Our alumni, staff and students are pushing boundaries, exploring new ideas and standing up for what they believe in. Read some of their stories below.

From sea to store

Sussex graduate Lucy Hughes (Product Design 2015) has won international recognition for her packaging material made from fish waste. Now she is working on bringing it to market. 

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Alumnus Bertie Carvel

Acting up

Award-winning actor Bertie Carvel (English 1996) lifts the curtain on his acting career and reveals the part played by his time at Sussex..

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Alumna Rejane Woodroffe

A change for good

Réjane Woodroffe (Development Economics 2004) 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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Alumni news

Sussex alumni all over the world have been active in starting new projects, making an impact at local and national level, achieving new career milestones and gaining recognition. Read a brief selection of their news.

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Alumni library

A selection of books, broadcasts and podcasts written and produced by alumni, staff and students in the past year.

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