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University
of Sussex

Preferred Partner The University of Sussex is one of the Aziz Foundationโ€™s preferred partners. They share our core values and actively promote Widening Participation at the postgraduate level.

Preferred Partner in Focus: University of Sussex

The University of Sussex are piloting a BAME Student Ambassadorโ€™s programme, which will act as a means to support BAME students, increase awareness on the measures needed to tackle the degree awarding gap, and promote understanding on the diversity of BAME communities. BAME Student Ambassadors will receive advocacy training and will work in tandem with academic schools, utilising data to improve BAME student outcomes.ย ย 

There is also a Muslim Student Centre on campus, working in conjunction with the Muslim Chaplain, to nurture an atmosphere welcoming to Muslim students.

Institutionally, the University arranges organisational development training for all staff, including unconscious bias training as mandatory.