Five minutes with Emma Potts: “I get to work with brilliant people doing a wide range of activities”
We caught up with Emma Potts, Interim Chief Operating Officer and University Secretary, to find out more about her
Alumna Helen Rimmer on kindness at work and having her small business recognised by Theo Paphitis
Helen Rimmer was recently awarded in the first Small Business Sunday (#SBS) of 2024
"There is no more powerful degree than a medical degree"
TV medical doctor and health campaigner Dr Chris van Tulleken is receiving an honorary doctorate at Winter Graduation.
"It's a huge honour to be getting this degree"
Leading economist and media commentator Paul Johnson CBE will be awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws at the University of Sussex Winter Graduation 2024.
Elle Batehup: “I helped to create a visitors’ pack for the Turner Prize”
Art History student Elle Batehup's summer internship led to an exciting opportunity supporting one of the UK's most prestigious visual art awards.
It’s worth applying for as many different opportunities as you can at university - you'll never know unless you try
Marlena's experiences on the Online Global Summer Internship Programme
"Sussex has a special place in my heart"
Sussex alumnus and leading employment law solicitor Rustom Tata received a University of Sussex Fellowship at this year's Winter Graduation.
“I understand recovery and giving people hope”
Andy Winter reflects on what he has learned and achieved as Chief Executive of housing charity BHT Sussex, and why he feels overwhelmed to be...
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...