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. Jamal Edwards, entrepreneur: "The worst that happens is someone will say 'no'."
Jamal Edwards MBE, Entrepreneur in Residence at Sussex, talks about his career journey and how to motivate students to follow their business dreams.
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.
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.