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We have a strong reputation among both UK and international employers. Our talented students are taught by passionate educators and given the basis for a wide range of career options.

Demet’s story: “Because my tutors believed in me, I believed in myself.”

Demet KuĊŸman, Marketing and Management BSc student, shares how the support she received from the Business School’s Placements team and her tutors gave her the confidence to apply for – and secure – her dream role as Digital Activation Intern at Armani Beauty, L’Oréal.

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Nicole Waobikeze
“Working and living in China was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Working in the technology and manufacturing hub enabled me to experience the live staging process of turning an idea into a product and finally see it on the shelf in a store.” Nicole Waobikeze
International Business with Spanish BSc

Careers and Entrepreneurship support

Benefit from support and resources from the Careers and Entrepreneurship team — including specialist events, one-to-one sessions, funding, and competitions.

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StartUp Sussex

If you think you’ve got a great business idea, you can put it to the test as part of our StartUp Sussex competition. The competition runs over two terms, starting with a series of workshops, and the top three finalists get cash prizes to kickstart their business. You can enter on your own or as part of a team, up to three years after you graduate.


The University of Sussex Students' Union supports over 180 student-led societies, where you can meet other students with shared interests and connect with the University community. They include Sussex Entrepreneurs Society, Marketing Society, and Business Society.

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