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Come Visit Us - Upcoming Open Days

If you would like to come and visit our Department in person to see our staff and facilities, and to have a chat with us, come and join one of our upcoming open days. We would love to see you there! 

Please click here to book your visit with us. Once you've selected the date, in the "I am interested in studying" field, to attend the most suitable talks for you, please choose one of the following: "Automotive and Mechanical Engineering", "Electrical, Electronic and Robotic Engineering", "Foundation Year Engineering", or "Product Design".   



Are you starting Engineering at Sussex in 2020? Here's some reading and interesting websites to have a look at over the summer. Below are also some of our most recent summer lectures that we have prepared for all of our new and existing students to watch:


 Our department offers a vibrant student life and opens many career opportunities. Discover below some of our student stories.






Some of the highlights for this academic year:

  1. Sussex academic invent low-cost alternative satellite navigation programme
  2. Product Design Graduate Lucy Hughes develops a biofilm based on fish skins and scales and algae usually going to waste, as an alternative to single-use plastic
  3. The School of Engineering and Informatics holds a bronze Athena SWAN departmental award, which recognises that the School is working to promote gender equality. The School successfully renewed it in the April 2018 award round. The award is valid for three years.
  4. The School of Engineering and Informatics has stablished a partnership with Women's Engineering Society (WES) to strengthen our commitment to support our students and staff development.
  5. Wearable technologies – an interview with Dr Daniel Roggen, Reader in Sensor Technology
  6. Department of Engineering and Design Signs MoU with Ain Shams University, Egypt
  7. 5G ‘sharing’ proposed following trials at University of Sussex

 Previous academic year highlights can be found on the Engineering Showcase page.

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