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University of Sussex rallies to rescue rare butterfly

13 February 2019

A mission to save the eggs of an elusive butterfly species before a disease-stricken Elm tree was felled on campus was successful last weekend.

University of Sussex vows to strengthen fruitful relationship with local community

12 February 2019

The University commits to doing even more for its community, responding to new report highlighting huge amount of civic activity in higher education.

Girl powered: Global project to get more women in engineering comes to the University of Sussex

11 February 2019

The Robogals Conference is this year being hosted by the University of Sussex.

The ‘green truth’ of 12th-century visionary abbess Hildegard

1 February 2019

A festival celebrating an extraordinary 12th-century abbess takes place at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, 6-10 February.

Celebrating inquisitive minds, determination and community spirit at winter graduation

23 January 2019

The University of Sussex will celebrate the achievements of its postgraduate population at Winter Graduation (Thursday 24 & Friday 25 January).

'Doctor of the University' degree to be awarded to Sussex alumnus and BBC broadcaster, Clive Myrie

22 January 2019

BBC broadcaster & University of Sussex alumnus Clive Myrie, is to receive an honorary Doctor of the University degree at Winter Graduation this week.

University of Sussex awards honorary degree to Brighton & Hove Albion manager

22 January 2019

The University of Sussex will this week award an honorary degree to Brighton & Hove Albion FC manager, Chris Hughton.

Sussex signs up to Race Equality Charter

13 December 2018

The University of Sussex has shown its commitment to promoting equality and inclusivity by applying to join the Race Equality Charter (REC).

Engineering and Informatics presented with Athena SWAN Bronze Award

12 December 2018

Two staff from Engineering and Informatics have been presented with an Athena SWAN award that recognises the School’s commitment to gender equality.

Auschwitz visit inspires students' president to improve hate crime reporting on campus

23 November 2018

USSU president Frida Gustafsson took part in a government-funded initiative to counter antisemitism in universities.

University of Sussex leading the way with new Fintech course

20 November 2018

The University of Sussex is the first university in England to offer an undergraduate degree in Fintech.

Student house with a suffragette past

19 November 2018

A blue plaque to commemorate a Brighton suffragette has been unveiled on a University-owned student residence.

Sussex wins agents’ award for Most Preferred University in the UK

31 October 2018

The University has been recognised by international student recruitment agents for its high-quality education provision and the services it provides.

Giant tortoises “found” on campus

30 October 2018

After decades of believing two substantial works of art by his father were lost, Nicholas Skeaping has finally met them at the University of Sussex.

University of Sussex has best political scene and nightlife, say students

19 October 2018

Students have voted the University of Sussex best for political scene and nightlife in a new survey of British universities.

The Henry Moore mystery

1 October 2018

An iconic Henry Moore sculpture once graced the University of Sussex landscape. Whatever happened to it?

University of Sussex filmmaker shortlisted for prestigious national award

27 September 2018

A film made by Dr Piotr Cieplak has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s prestigious 2018 Research in Film Awards.

Sussex signs international statement of university principles

18 September 2018

The University of Sussex has signed the Magna Charta Universitatum, a statement of the principles and values shared by more than 900 universities.

Joint statement from the University of Sussex and the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen)

12 September 2018

The University of Sussex and the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) were founded in the 1960s and have renowned traditions for impactful...

University of Sussex joins Stonewall Diversity Champions programme

3 August 2018

By joining the LGBT charity’s programme, Sussex hopes to create an inclusive and accepting campus environment for all students, staff and visitors.

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