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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

Sussex students among scientists to spot 700 million new stars and space objects

21 January 2021

Two Sussex students are among scientists from across the world to have catalogued almost 700 million astronomical objects in the Dark Energy Survey.

Reform public procurement to protect aid money, urges major new anti-corruption study

15 January 2021

The biggest study of its kind has proven the link between local political context and the risk that humanitarian aid money is lost to corruption.

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Our people

This Sussex Life. MA student Louise Harman: “Curiosity brought me to Bob. I felt I was there for him."

9 December 2020

Louise Harman, MA student in Literature and Philosophy, is raising money for Age UK after sharing a personal story about grief, love and connection.

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.

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Our University

University of Sussex and Santander sign new three-year agreement

4 December 2020

The agreement, which is the fourth in succession, will provide £199,500 across the period, enabling a range of programmes supporting students.

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.

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