Shooting for the Moon: Sussex graduate announced as new European Space Agency astronaut
Rosemary Coogan, a recent graduate of the University of Sussex, has been announced as one of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) new astronauts.
This Sussex Life. Physicist Prof Xavier Calmet: "I'm glad I didn't listen to my father."
Physicist Professor Xavier Calmet describes how the ill advice of his father sent him on a journey to black holes - and a scientific breakthrough.
“Access to university is one of our greatest sites of inequality”: Sussex VC on widening participation
Professor Sasha Roseneil, Sussex VC, has said that access to higher education remains one of the greatest sites of inequality in the United Kingdom.
This Sussex Life. Rebecca Hart: "I try to make my personal values align with those of the university"
Rebecca Hart, manager of the Spirit of Sussex Award, earned praise and recognition for her work this year in the University’s Education Awards.
Teenagers' campaign sees blue plaque for University of Sussex founding funder Helena Normanton
Lawyer and activist Helena Normanton KC, who helped establish the University, has come to fruition following a campaign by two Brighton teenagers.
This Sussex Life. Alumnus and writer Dean Atta: ‘I knew I was going to Study at Sussex’
Sussex alumnus and LGBTQ champion and writer Dean Atta remembers his student days and describes how his dyslexia influences his poetic style.
This Sussex Life. Moss Ngoasheng: “Our debates at Sussex helped us shape the new South Africa.”
Sussex and IDS alumnus Moss Ngoasheng remembers how Sussex supported the struggle against apartheid and helped him to play a key role in government.
Professor Margaret McGowan CBE Obituary
Colleagues remember Professor Margaret McGowan CBE, former Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Sussex and a renowned historian of dance.
This Sussex Life. Alumna Fumani Mthembi: "Sussex gave me aspirations to remake the world."
Sussex and IDS alumna Fumani Mthembi reflects on how Sussex shaped her business ambitions, which have led to an exciting connection with Coldplay.
This Sussex Life. Dr Marcelo Staricoff: 'Being back on campus is fabulous.'
Education lecturer Dr Marcelo Staricoff, remembers his 1980s student days at Sussex and is celebrating the success of his new book.
“Disagreement isn’t incompatible with dignity and respect”
David Ruebain, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Culture, Equality and Inclusion at the University of Sussex, is clear about his ambition. “I want...
This Sussex Life. Dr Stephen Wilkins, astronomer. "We're hoping to see the first stars forming."
Dr Stephen Wilkins is among astronomers around the world who will be analysing data about the early Universe from the James Webb Space Telescope.
This Sussex Life: Interim PVC Kevin Hylton: "Equalities work necessitates the continued support of all staff."
Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor Culture, Equality and Inclusion, Professor Emeritus Kevin Hylton, reflects as his time at Sussex ends.
This Sussex Life: Alumna Ann Grant: "We were interviewed on the telly about why we were 'out of control'."
Sussex alumna Ann Grant remembers her student days of the 1960s, and how being non-privileged gave her the edge in the coolness stakes.
Creating community with the Spirit of Sussex Award
Student Connector, Sasha Spaic reflects on her time co-creating and collaborating on the Spirit of Sussex Award.
This Sussex Life. MA student Syed Jazib Ali: "These stories are heartfelt and repeated on a global scale."
MA student Syed Jazib Ali is co-director of ActNowFilm, which is being shown at COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow on 11 November.
An interview with Connector Alumna Ilina Stanimirova
Meet Ilina Stanimirova. Ilina reflects on her experiences as a Business School Connector and as a Buddy Connector through a series of questions.
"My heart aches for my family"
University of Sussex Chevening Scholar Hadia faced the most difficult decision of her life when she left Afghanistan.
This Sussex Life. Alumna Sara Osterholzer: "People are fed up with sacrificing themselves to big corporates."
Sussex alumna Sara Osterholzer is co-founder The Good Business Club and will be one of the University’s first Entrepreneurs in Residence.