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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. Mariyana Bushara: "It's better to help people at the first signs of depression."

6 November 2020

Mariyana Bushara, Organisational Development Adviser at Sussex, is currently supporting the development of a staff well-being hub.


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.


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Our University


University of Sussex and BARBRI partner up to prepare law students for the new solicitors’ exam

30 November 2020

The university has partnered with a global legal education provider to offer a comprehensive preparation programme for the new solicitors' exam.


University of Sussex signs up to a quantum future

5 November 2020

The University of Sussex has joined the quantum race by making Universal Quantum its latest spin-out company signing.


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