This Sussex Life - Student, Stella Saunders: “I’d always been a ‘land’ person. Now I’m passionate about the sea.”
Biology undergraduate Stella Saunders has been surveying kelp fields off the Sussex coast as part of her Junior Research Associate project.
This Sussex Life. James Hirschfeld, Professor of Maths: "I've never felt a need to leave Sussex."
Professor James Hirschfeld has been a member of the University of Sussex maths department since 1966.
This Sussex Life: Sam Waugh, Sustainability Manager: “Only 2% of the population is more extrovert than me.”
Sam Waugh, Sustainability Manager, talks about her love of strategy and comedy, and her vision to create one of the world’s greenest universities.
Sing when they’re winning, seethe when they’re losing: my first two weeks at the University of Sussex and Euro2020
As interim Pro-Vice Chancellor Culture, Equality and Inclusion, over the past fortnight I have been meeting staff and students here.
This Sussex Life. Pattie Gonsalves: “I don’t know anyone who didn’t lose at least one person to Covid.”
Psychology doctoral student Pattie Gonsalves talks about her experience of the second wave of Covid-19 in India and what she has done to help others.
This Sussex Life. Professor Mary Agnes Krell: "Coming to Sussex was the best decision I ever made."
Professor Mary Agnes Krell, artistic director of the University’s first Festival of Ideas (9-12 June) talks about how Sussex continues to inspire her.
This Sussex Life. Zoology undergrad Robbie Hoar: "Without wildlife there’ll be no food for people."
Zoology undergraduate Robbie Hoar is learning about and taking part in creating a Forest Food Garden on campus.
Fadi Zaghmout, Sussex alumnus and novelist: "I'm tired of reading the same patriarchal narrative."
Fadi Zaghmout, a Sussex alumnus and novelist in Jordan, is one of the 21 finalists for the UK Study Alumni Global Awards.
This Sussex Life. PVC Professor Keith Jones: "Sussex's challenge is to define its purpose."
Professor Keith Jones, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), talks about Size and Shape – and reflects on his ‘ping-pong pom’ career journey.
Sussex researcher, Josh McFayden, whose work is "in search of a new force of nature” wins prestigious prize
Dr Josh McFayden, a physics researcher at the University of Sussex, is the sole 2021 winner of a prestigious prize from the Institute of Physics.
Laura McDermott, ACCA Director: "We're moving to a place of healing."
As Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts prepares to reopen for May, its Creative Director, Laura McDermott, reflects on the past year.
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.