The university is diverse in species of plants and wildlife, as well as the types of people. All over the campus various types of birds can be seen, with the occasional sightings of squirrels and rabbits. Even larger mammals such ad badgers and foxes can be seen nearby. There are also lots of different types of trees and plants around. Some more common than others. Rare species are found in the South Downs countryside. A dinosaur is also known to roam the campus.
A very wide range of people study at the Sussex. People come to study from all over the world, with a large amount of people from China, USA and Europe. There is also a vary large LGBTQ+ community.
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The walk and caches
This walk is about 2.5 miles (4 km) with 11 traditional caches. There are also some other caches on route and nearby. The route will take you on a walk around the South Downs National Park on the border of the University. The terrain is varied with some steep climbs, uneven surfaces, and gates.
A wide variety of wildlife can be found on the walk including deer, birds of prey, badgers, rabbits, and plenty of other birds.
More information about the route can be found on the boundary walk leaflet.
The description for each geocache contains some information about what can be seen from the cache and the surrounding area.
There is plenty of parking on the campus. This costs £2.50 for two hours. Charges apply Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 18:00. Parking is free outside these times. The car parks are usually full on weekdays, so please try to visit on the weekend. If you do visit on a weekday, car park 9 is usually the emptiest. Avoid parking here on football match days, as some/most of the car parks are reserved for the home fans.
There is also free parking at Stanmer Park.