Stuart Bottomley, Deputy Head of Widening Participation: “It’s not about persuading, it’s about opening the door."
Stuart Bottomley, Deputy Head of Widening Participation, reflects on his education journey and why Sussex has launched the Access Programme.
Domestic abuse: Sussex campaigner succeeds in urging Government to change law
An expert in coercive control has succeeded in urging the Government to fill a legal loophole which left ex-partners of domestic abusers unprotected.
This Sussex Life: ISC Director, Martin Torjussen - "We're holding Zoom cook-alongs and karaoke for students"
Martin Torjussen, Director of the International Study Centre at Sussex, describes how they're maintaining a sense of community during the pandemic.
This Sussex Life. Val Jenkins: ‘‘Thankfully, we’re moving away from describing cancer as a ‘fight’."
Professor Val Jenkins, Deputy Director of SHORE-C, is celebrating the cancer communication research group’s 20 years of being on the Sussex campus.
This Sussex Life. Lucio Picci; "I was the first Erasmus student at Sussex."
Lucio Picci reflects on being Sussex's (and possibly Europe's) first Erasmus student as the UK bids farewell to membership of the EU study programme.
This Sussex Life. MA student Louise Harman: “Curiosity brought me to Bob. I felt I was there for him."
Louise Harman, MA student in Literature and Philosophy, is raising money for Age UK after sharing a personal story about grief, love and connection.
University of Sussex and BARBRI partner up to prepare law students for the new solicitors’ exam
The university has partnered with a global legal education provider to offer a comprehensive preparation programme for the new solicitors' exam.
New Covid-19 asymptomatic testing site to open at University of Sussex
An asymptomatic testing site, using lateral flow tests, is launching at the University of Sussex.
This Sussex Life. Mariyana Bushara: "It's better to help people at the first signs of depression."
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”
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
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.
$50,000 funding win for anti-corruption team
Professor Liz David Barrett, director of the Centre for the Study of Corruption, and her team mates won a prize from the International Monetary Fund.
Muratha Sottatipreedawong: ‘The 2+2 programme enabled me to graduate from two universities’
Muratha Sottatipreedawong has gained a degree in biomedicine by studying at both Sussex and Mahidol University in Thailand.
Professor Claire Smith: "We need to understand what digital learning means in the new landscape."
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”
Robert Hutton, Director of Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services, reflects on the plans and strategies to cope with Covid-19 on campus.
This Sussex Life. Drama graduate Bea Morris: "My role involves helping the museum to re-open post Covid-19."
University of Sussex drama graduate Bea Morris is finding inspiration during an eight-week internship with Ditchling Museum.
This Sussex Life. Rob Fowler: "It was important that we found a safe way to continue working."
Dr Rob Fowler, Head of Technical Services for Life Sciences, is among those helping to get campus open again safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This Sussex Life. Caroline Lehany: “This would have been our biggest ever graduation"
Caroline Lehany, Head of Graduation and Corporate Events, reflects on what has been a week of celebration.
Graduation 2020: the mixture of South Downs, the beach and the Lanes means there’s lots of explore at Sussex
Jade Samways has graduated with a first class degree in Psychology. She tells us why she loves Sussex and how her supervisor inspired her.