Social work and social science

What is ‘applied’ psychology?

Our psychology degrees all have an ‘applied focus. But what does that mean?  Putting real-world experience at the heart of your learning, you will explore different perspectives and apply your learning to personal and social issues. Lois is in her second year on our Applied Psychology BSc(Hons) degree and shares her experience of studying with…

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Award-winning students celebrate their achievements in 2018

On Tuesday 4th December, the university held a celebration event comprising over 150 guests including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters. Hosted by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by our Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team, the event recognised and applauded the efforts of a range of students who received awards for their outstanding…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore…

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A day of social justice

Third year psychology students recently held a ‘Day of Social Justice’ on our Falmer campus. Dr Helen Johnson, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, said: ‘The students have put a lot of work into creating displays about issues of social justice which matter to them and help change the world for the better’ Each group of students…

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