School and centre acronyms

Since it was first established in 1961, Sussex has changed and evolved a great deal. New schools and research centres have been created and over the years, names and acronyms have changed. Below is a list of the schools and research centres that have existed at Sussex to help you decipher the acronyms.

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  • ACCA — Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
  • AFRAS — School of African and Asian Studies
  • ARTS — Arts
  • BIOLS — School of Biological Sciences
  • BMEC — School of Business, Management and Economics
  • BSMS — Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • CAIT — Centre for Advanced International Theory
  • CCE — Centre for Continuing Education
  • CCS — School of Cultural and Community Studies
  • CDE — Centre for the Comparative Study of Culture, Development and the Environment
  • CES — Centre for Education Studies
  • CGJS — Centre for German-Jewish Studies
  • CIE — Centre for International Education
  • CIED — Centre for Innovation and Energy Demand
  • CISC — Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre
  • CLS — Centre for Legal Studies
  • COGS — School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
  • CPES — Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Sciences
  • CULCOM —Centre for Culture and Communication
  • EAM — School of English and American Studies
  • EIT — School of Engineering and IT
  • ENG — School of English
  • ENG and Design — School of Engineering and Design
  • ENGAM — School of English and American Studies
  • ENGG —School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • ENGINF — School of Engineering and Informatics
  • ESW — School of Education and Social Work 
  • EURO — School of European Studies
  • GDSC — Genome Damage & Stability Centre
  • HAHP — School of History, Art History and Philosophy
  • HUMS — School of Humanities
  • IDS — Institute of Development Studies
  • ISS — International Summer School
  • LASI — Laboratory of Apiculture & Social Insects
  • LIFESCI — School of Life Sciences
  • LPS — School of Law, Politics and Sociology
  • MAH — School of Media, Arts and Humanities 
  • MAPS — School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • MENACS — Middle East & North Africa Centre at Sussex
  • MFM — School of Media, Film and Music
  • MOLS — School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences
  • MPS— School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences 
  • PSYCH – School of Psychology
  • SCITECH — School of Science and Technology
  • SCLS — Sussex Centre for Language Studies
  • SCMR — Sussex Centre for Migration Research
  • SDDC — Sussex Drug Discovery Centre
  • SEI — Sussex European Institute
  • SI — Sussex Institute 
  • SLS — Sussex Law School
  • SLS — Sussex Language School
  • SOC — School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
  • SOCCUL — School of Community and Cultural Studies
  • SPRU — Science Policy Research Unit
  • TCMR — Trafford Centre for Graduate Medical Education and Research
  • USBS — University of Sussex Business School
  • USIE — University of Sussex Institute of Education