The University of Sussex was established by royal charter in 1961 in the village of Falmer, in the eastern portion of the sprawling South Downs National Park, just north of the seaside city of Brighton, in the county of East Sussex.
From very modest beginnings, Sussex has developed today into a major research university divided into ten schools of study, as well as a respected Institute of Development Studies. It has a student body of more than 21,000.
Sussex is associated with five Nobel laureates, namely,
Other prominent Sussex–connected people include the following:
Who are University of Sussex's Most influential alumni?
University of Sussex's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Economics, and Social Work. University of Sussex’s most academically influential people include Ian McEwan, Peter J. Bowler, and Duncan Campbell.
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