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A Student Voice

Watch the second episode of the psychology vlog to find out how Psychology faculty listen to the Student Voice. Prof Robin Banerjee (Deputy Head of School),  Alison Pike (Director of Teaching and Learning), and Dr Richard De Visser (Director of Student

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Final Year Student Retreat in January 2017

We are organising a retreat for our final year students between 23rd and 25th January 2017 with all sort of activities. The retreat is free of charge and includes 2 days and 1 night in the lovely YHA South Downs near

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JRA Memories

By George Britton   Once I found out that I got the JRA award, I found myself explaining what the scheme is, and what I was going to do, to countless people.  The reality of the project is only sinking

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What is the role of shared identities in the aftermath of floods?

By Evangelos Ntontis As a PhD student at the School of Psychology of Sussex University, I recently had the honour of winning the 2016 PhD poster conference. Of course winning is accompanied with writing a blog for the School’s website,

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A busy week

By Dr Sarah King This is a fun but busy week for the Director of Doctoral Studies (DDS), the job I have recently taken over. I have been meeting all the new PhD students and signing their forms to approve

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My experience studying Psychology at Sussex

By Ruihan Wu For the past three years I have been studying a BSc Psychology with Cognitive Science at Sussex. For the next two years, I will be doing a master programme in the area of neurodevelopment disorders, first at

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Welcome!

By Dr Alison Pike Welcome (or welcome back) to your studies in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex! Whether you are part of the new Foundation Year, an incoming 1st year, a returning 2nd or 3rd year,

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Reflections on the first 2 years of studying psychology

By Judi Luxmoore I have just finished the second year of my degree and it is overwhelming to think about how much knowledge I have gained, and how much I have grown as a person. I have worked hard, partied

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Reflections of a first year PhD student

By Mateo Leganés Fonteneau Doing a PhD was never my lifetime objective. When I finished college I started studying an engineering degree, but I realised quite soon that it wasn’t what I’d expected. I then went on to study Social

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LA DOLCE VIVA

By Kate Arnold The VIVA… two syllables that fill any PhD student with a whole cocktail of emotions. This was the recipe for mine: Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon of excitement Juice of 3-5 years of tears A generous dash of imposter

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