UCU calls 14 days of teaching strikes
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UCU calls 14 days of teaching strikes

Lucy Pegg - February 5, 2018

Members of the UCU (University and College Union) have voted for industrial action in their dispute over potential changes to university pension schemes. 61 universities - including…

Trees to be felled on campus
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Trees to be felled on campus

Jessica Hubbard - December 19, 2017

From the 18th December onwards, roughly 100 trees are to be felled from the Science car park and the East Slope area. The removal is connected to the new…

Confusion as Brighton and Hove Buses announces fare increases.
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Confusion as Brighton and Hove Buses announces fare increases.

Jessica Hubbard - December 19, 2017

Brighton and Hove Buses have announced increases in bus fares to be implemented from 16 January 2018. Several news outlets reported incorrectly on the rise, and a…

Saul Becker: mental health advocate, cake enthusiast and your new Deputy VC
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Saul Becker: mental health advocate, cake enthusiast and your new Deputy VC

Deniz Karaman - December 11, 2017

Why Sussex? I think Why Sussex for a number of reasons. Firstly, there was something about the university that really attracted me. I like the idea as…

“Indefinite rent strike” announced for Kings Road accommodation
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“Indefinite rent strike” announced for Kings Road accommodation

William Singh - December 11, 2017

University of Sussex students have declared an “indefinite rent strike”, in protest at rent prices for what they call "dilapidated and unsanitary conditions" in off-campus university accommodation.…

Exclusive: first look at the new East Slope
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Exclusive: first look at the new East Slope

Jordan Wright - December 11, 2017

The Badger has had an exclusive first look at the East Slope show flat on campus, with the finished accommodation opening to students in September 2018. The new…

Michael Farthing paid ‘golden goodbye’ of £230,000
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Michael Farthing paid ‘golden goodbye’ of £230,000

Deniz Karaman - December 8, 2017

Previous Vice-Chancellor of Sussex University, Michael Farthing, was paid a £230,000 sum 'in lieu of notice' upon stepping down from his role, University Financial Statements for 2016-17…

New student parent forum at Sussex
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New student parent forum at Sussex

Jessica Hubbard - December 8, 2017

A new student parent forum is being set up at Sussex. Marian Barrios, a second-year PhD Migration Studies student, is working with other students to start the…

Library to allow hot drinks in the new year
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Library to allow hot drinks in the new year

Jessica Hubbard - December 5, 2017

The library confirmed in a meeting that it will allow students to bring hot drinks inside from the new year. Previously, students had to consume hot drinks…

USSU Referenda: Landslide wins for transport and Co-op lobbying
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USSU Referenda: Landslide wins for transport and Co-op lobbying

Deniz Karaman - December 1, 2017

The 2017  Students' Union (SU) Autumn Term referenda results are out, and with a total of 3,042 votes cast accross two polls, Sussex students have voted for…

Jo Johnson opens Future Tech Lab
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Jo Johnson opens Future Tech Lab

Jessica Hubbard - November 27, 2017

Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities and Science and brother of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, was on campus today to open Sussex University's £11-million Future Technology Labs on…

Liberate the Debate hosts several successful events.
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Liberate the Debate hosts several successful events.

Jessica Hubbard - November 18, 2017

New society ‘Liberate the Debate’ held two successful events last week following the controversy surrounding a previous talk in which Bill Etheridge MEP gave a speech on…

HackSussex hosts 24 hour ‘hackathon’.
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HackSussex hosts 24 hour ‘hackathon’.

Jessica Hubbard - November 15, 2017

‘HackSussex’ hosted a free, 24 hour, non-stop, ‘hackathon’ in the Chichester 1 labs on 11-12 November. Three computer science students, Peter Lloyd, Sam Kennard and Elliot Massen,…

‘Safety Bus’ comes to campus to raise awareness of blind spots.
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‘Safety Bus’ comes to campus to raise awareness of blind spots.

Jessica Hubbard - November 2, 2017

Brighton and Hove Council representatives, the fire service, police and B&H buses were on campus to raise awareness of blind spots for cyclists. They were giving out…

Tory MP denounced after Brexit demand to universities
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Tory MP denounced after Brexit demand to universities

Deniz Karaman - October 26, 2017

Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell has refused Tory MP Chris Heaton-Harris' request for a list of names of the academic staff who teach European politics and Brexit at The…

Sussex in second place for ‘UK’s Most Beautiful Universities’ awards
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Sussex in second place for ‘UK’s Most Beautiful Universities’ awards

Deniz Karaman - October 23, 2017

The University of Sussex is currently second place on Holiday Lettings' 'UK’s Most Beautiful Universities' awards! Only Royal Holloway tops Sussex - leading by just over 1200…

Lord Adonis: Sussex ‘especially bad’ amongst ‘rip off’ universities
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Lord Adonis: Sussex ‘especially bad’ amongst ‘rip off’ universities

Jordan Wright - October 5, 2017

Lord Andrew Adonis, one of the architects behind Labour’s increase of tuition fees, has suggested via Twitter that Sussex’s Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell ‘shamelessly milks his students’ of…

No Varsity events for 2018
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No Varsity events for 2018

Lucy Pegg - August 4, 2017

Varsity sports events will not go ahead in 2018, following violence that broke out this past year. The news comes after concerns about the future of the…

Rent cuts for three accommodation buildings
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Rent cuts for three accommodation buildings

William Singh - August 2, 2017

Rent prices are to be cut for three on-campus accommodation buildings, the University has announced. Lewes Court (Phase 1 flats), Park Houses and Park Village will all…

Head of School of Life Sciences steps down
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Head of School of Life Sciences steps down

Luke Richards - May 31, 2017

Award-winning Professor Laurence Pearl is stepping down as Head of School of Life Sciences after more than 8 years at its helm. He is leaving the position…