Editing the website

Learn what you need to know if you are responsible for updating our website. See best practice guidance and understand why our pages must be accessible for everyone.

Our users

Our website is geared towards one purpose: serving its users.

Our users are varied. They can be prospective students, current students, researchers, people from other organisations or the public.

Some parts of our website, such as what you‘re reading now, are specifically for University staff.

We get about five million users on our website in a year. If they can find what they need, our website will deliver for us.

Information about our website

Find out about our website as a user, including details on privacy, cookies and accessibility.

Support for editors

As an editor of the Sussex website, you’ll have access to our Web Content Management (WCM) system, the Broadcast system for news and events or potentially both.

See the:


You can request a place on our web writing and content management sessions. These are run on an as-and-when basis.

Contact us to be added to a waiting list.

Before you attend, you should:

Web hosting

If you would like some web space of your own, find out which categories of staff can apply for this.


We have policies around the use of computing equipment and networks at Sussex.

See the:

The Digital and Creative Media team, which is part of the division of External Relations, holds the right to change any online content which does not comply with University policies or best-practice guidelines.

Contact and advice

Digital and Creative Media

See who to contact in the team.

University of Sussex offices
North Stand, Level 2
American Express Community Stadium
Brighton BN1 9BL

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