Access to Talent

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Finding a skilled workforce

We appreciate that access to a skilled workforce is a key driver to the success of any new business.

With three highly acclaimed universities on the doorstep, in Worthing you’ll have access to some of the countries brightest minds in the fields of research and development, business and technology.

Worthing is only twenty minutes away from Universities ranked as world-class centres of excellence in life sciences, business and economics.

Worthing’s own colleges – including Worthing College and two campuses of Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GBMET) have students in a wide range of both further education and degree-level courses.

Local Universities

Worthing is located in proximity of the Universities of Sussex, Brighton and Chichester enabling investors to draw on an extensive talent pool of more than 45,000 students including:

  • 1,485 students in computer science
  • 11,400 students in life sciences
  • 1,730 students in engineering and technology
  • 690 students in mathematical sciences
  • 10,410 students in business services-related subjects (such as architecture, law, business studies and communications)
  • 4,345 creative and design students
  • 1,605 languages students

Access to Talent: Life Sciences

The University of Sussex’s School of Life Sciences undertakes world-class research

At the University of Sussex – School of Life Sciences, 87% of research in biological sciences has been rated as ‘internationally excellent’ or higher, with 48% rated as ‘world-leading’

The Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies, based at the University of Sussex, is recognised internationally as world-leading across multiple quantum technologies, having engaged with both the UK and US Governments. These technologies will provide highly disruptive capabilities for numerous industry sectors – from electronics to life science

The University of Sussex is ranked No. 1 in the World for Development Studies

Access to Talent: Business & Communications

The University of Sussex’s Business School is among the top 10 in the UK, both for business and economics, and the third in the UK for research income from 2015-1914.

The University of Sussex ranks 14th in the UK for Communication and Media Studies.

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