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Train to be a doctor in Brighton

* 20 June 2002 *

Train to be a doctor in Brighton

Presentations on the new Brighton and Sussex Medical School will run as part of the University of Sussex Open Day on Tuesday 25 June 2002.

Presentations will start at 11am in the Chichester Lecture Theatre at the University of Sussex campus, Falmer (north). After the presentation, members of the Medical School staff will be available to speak with visitors on an individual basis.

The University of Sussex will be holding its Summer Open Day on the same date between 10am and 3pm, giving you the chance to take a campus tour and attend general information talks on subjects such as student finance and UCAS applications. The day is free and there is no need to book, so feel free to bring friends and family.

If you have any questions about the day, please call the University of Sussex Schools & Colleges Liaison Service on 01273 678417. Further details can be found on the Medical School website:

* Notes for editors *

The Brighton and Sussex Medical School, which will have an annual intake of 128 trainee doctors, is a joint venture between the Universities of Sussex and Brighton. The £28.5million venture, which will be funded by the Department of Health and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), will create around 20 new consultant appointments as well as the equivalent of 20 full-time jobs in teaching.

For further information, please contact Alison Field or Peter Simmons, University of Sussex, Tel. 01273 678888, Fax 01273 877456, email or

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