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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


Parties’ election promises on trade are incoherent and unachievable

6 December 2019

The political party manifestos in this General Election are incoherent and vague on trade and contain a number of unachievable targets.


Calling Princess Leia: How the out-of-this-galaxy Star Wars hologram just became a step closer to reality

13 November 2019

Academics have come the closest yet to recreating one of the most iconic of Star Wars technology; holograms that can be seen,heard and felt.


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Our people


"My responsibility is to give something back to society"

6 December 2019

Studying at Sussex inspired Mamunur Rahman to help female factory workers in Bangladesh. His initiative has now earned him a British Council award.


Why Réjane swapped a high salary for a more fulfilling life

6 December 2019

Réjane Woodroffe,Sussex alumna and British Council award winner for social impact,describes how she is helping South Africa’s poorest rural community.


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Our University


"The timpani fell over and bounced down the steps"

11 December 2019

Novelist and Sussex alumnus Ian McEwan trawled his musical memories to introduce a special 50th anniversary concert on campus this month.


A "very Sussex" approach

10 December 2019

The five recipients of the 2019 Sussex Spirit Education Award reveal their winning ways.


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