Find out about the people who benefit most from your donations and get closer to their stories.
Legacy for good
Dave Nicholson has worked at Sussex for 18 months. He and his partner were inspired to support the University by leaving a gift in their Will.
A matter of life and death
Georgios Giamas, Professor of Cancer Cell Signalling, and his team are developing a pioneering liquid-biopsy for detecting deep tissue cancers
Celebrating a scholarship
Meet recent engineering graduates Sana and Uchenna, whose Sussex experience was transformed by a scholarship
Donations helping us to make the world a fairer place
Support from across the globe for the Centre for the Study of Corruption.
A gift for the future: How legacy pledges are supporting the next generation of Sussex students
Legacy gifts from alumni help us to invest in our research, fund scholarships and support our students.
'Every donation counts' for the Sussex Fund
Sussex alumna says donor "help is needed more than ever" in challenging economic times.
Leaving no one behind: Scholarships for young people from care
Philanthropic Rudd Family Foundation funds ten-year scholarships programme.
“Education provides a beacon of hope for those striving for social mobility.”
The Stuart Hall Scholarship enabled Armeen Haque (Digital Media, 2021) to leave her native India and study for a Masters at Sussex. This is her story.
"One of my supervisors brought in blue and yellow ribbons and we’ve been making brooches to wear. I was really moved by that show of solidarity.”
Alumni donations are supporting our Law Clinics, which help those who are unable to access legal aid.
“Your service was a lifeline. It really did feel like we had proper legal support and weren’t just left to fend for ourselves.”
“When I received the offer of an Article 26 Scholarship, that’s when I knew I’d hit the jackpot. It was empowering after 27 years of struggling.”
Throwing a lifeline to Life Sciences
Two generous alumnae stepped in to support students in the School of Life Sciences after their PhD research was disrupted by the Covid lockdowns.
Let’s celebrate: We’ll match your donation to the Sussex Fund during our 60th anniversary year
We are marking our special birthday with 100% matched funding of new gifts of £1,000 or more in this academic year.
"The most emotional part of winning was the validation. It's empowering to know that someone has confidence in you"
Spotlight on: Louise Harman, winner of the 2021 Social Impact Prize.
Meet Tamanda, a young woman determined to fight corruption
Despite the pandemic, Tamanda came to study for a Corruption and Governance MA at Sussex. She aims to use her education to build a brighter future.
How one man’s Sussex experience prompted a £1 million legacy gift to promote excellence in mathematics research
Thanks to a generous legacy gift, the Department of Mathematics has established a research centre named after alumnus and donor Dr Jim Perry Browne
Everyone has the right to education: Adarsh’s story
Article 26 Scholarships change the lives of forced migrants and refugees by allowing them to realise their dreams and come to study at Sussex.