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:
According to Wikipedia,
The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but extends into the Lewes District in its eastern fringe. Its large campus site is surrounded by the South Downs National Park and is around from central Brighton. The university received its Royal Charter in August 1961, the first of the plate glass university generation, and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities.
University of Sussex is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Sussex's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Economics, and Psychology. Here are some of University of Sussex's most famous alumni: