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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


Binge-drinkers’ brains have to work harder to feel empathy for others

10 September 2020

New research shows that binge-drinkers’ brains have to put more effort into trying to feel empathy for other people in pain.


Working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid – new study

20 August 2020

A new study from University of Sussex mathematicians shows that working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid-19.


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Our people


Professor Claire Smith: "We need to understand what digital learning means in the new landscape."

15 September 2020

Professor Claire Smith, Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education and Innovation, describes her vision for new learning experiences.


Robert Hutton, Director of Estates: “We have to take collective responsibility to find solutions”

26 August 2020

Robert Hutton, Director of Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services, reflects on the plans and strategies to cope with Covid-19 on campus.


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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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