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.
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.