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This Sussex Life

As everyone who studies or works at the University of Sussex knows, it’s the people who make the place special.

Whatever their background, whatever their role, they each have a story to tell about why they are here.

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“You don’t need a degree in IT to use it”

Many Sussex academics are using new technologies to enliven teaching.

Three winners of the Transformative Technology category of the 2019 Education Awards describe what they are doing to enhance the learning experience for their students.

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Our research


Feline friendly? How to build rap-paw with your cat – new psychology study

8 October 2020

Sussex psychologists have found a way to help humans bond with cats through eye-narrowing communication.


Voters still in the dark about December’s election campaign spending – new study

28 September 2020

The first major report into online spending in the 2019 election shows a surge in digital campaigning by parties and ‘outriders’.


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Our people


This Sussex Life. Student Jordi Carter: “I went from performing in the ACCA to doing it in my kitchen”

19 October 2020

Jordi Carter, third-year Drama and Film Studies undergraduate, describes the challenges (and unexpected benefits) of studying under COVID-19.


Award win for astrophysicist using data to tackle the effects of climate change

12 October 2020

A Sussex astrophysicist is using his skills to calculate where to plant trees to reduce flood risk. And he's won a major sustainability award for it.


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Our University


When you can't hug a human ...

14 August 2020

There are many wonderful trees on the University of Sussex campus. Now's a good time to get to know them better.


Help for families in turmoil, as free law advice clinic reopens

24 June 2020

Sussex law students have re-opened their free legal advice clinic to members of the public. People can now access the clinic virtually.


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