Our Partners


University of Sussex’s International Development Society

The International Development Society (DevSoc) is the University of Sussex’s oldest society and aims to inform and educate members on development issues and solutions. As well as their annual Global Health and Development Conference, DevSoc organises a number of educational and social events throughout the academic year.


Brighton & Sussex Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières

Brighton & Sussex Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are the official student support organisation for MSF at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and the universities of Sussex and Brighton. They aim to raise awareness of MSF’s work and involvement in global humanitarian affairs, advocate pressing human rights issues, provide information into the spectrum of career paths at MSF and raise money for their global appeals.


School of Global Studies, University of Sussex

The School of Global Studies is a global hub at the heart of Sussex University. Their mission is to generate knowledge and understanding that can make a difference, for a fairer, safer, more sustainable and more inclusive world. The University of Sussex is currently ranked first in Europe for Development Studies.


Centre for Global Health Policy, University of Sussex

Established in 2011, the Centre for Global Health Policy seeks to creatively promote the quality and equality of people’s health around the world by advancing rigorous research for improving global health policy. The centre’s vision is a world in which people around the world can enjoy long, healthy lives irrespective of where they live, and in which all those in need have ready access to effective, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. It is a vision based around the social values of justice, dignity, and respect for human life. The spirit of the Centre for Global Health Policy is – much like global health itself – one of courageously traversing conventional boundaries.


Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is a medical school formed as a partnership of the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex. Like other UK medical schools it is based on the principles and standards of ‘Tomorrow’s Doctors’ qualifying approximately 140 new doctors every year. BSMS is a research intensive institution, housing the Centre for Dementia Studies, Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre and is a frequent collaborator with the world leading Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex among many other local, national and international institutions.


Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

The Centre for Global Health Research contributes towards improving the health of some of the world’s poorest people by equipping high-calibre researchers to undertake eminent research that will impact on important, locally relevant global health problems. Current projects include understanding Podoconiosis in Central America, investigating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in North Africa.


Institute of Development Studies

Established in 1966, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is one of the worlds leading institutes for development research and teaching. The cutting-edge research at IDS produces analyses and theories that are used by communities, decision-makers and institutions to resolve complex development challenges. IDS envisions its work creating more equal and secure societies by reducing inequalities, improving sustainability and encouraging inclusivity as to free communities from poverty and discrimination.


University of Sussex Students’ Union

The Students’ Union exists to represent students’ interests both within the University and the wider community and campaigns on relevant local, national and international issues. The Students’ Union is a charitable organisation and aims to make the lives of its members better by providing opportunities such as clubs and societies, advice and support services on academic issues.


Centre for Cultures of Reproduction, Technologies and Health (CORTH) – University of Sussex

The centre provides an intellectual space for bringing researchers together for intensive research, critical thinking and the development of an interdisciplinary body of scholarship on reproductive and health cultures. It promotes the dissemination of cultural and interpretive understandings of the interconnections between reproduction, sex, health and technologies to health planners and policy makers.

Our Annual Conference is supported by the Sussex Fund, thanks to the generosity of Alumni and friends of the university

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