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…

Sussex shows solidarity with Manchester following terror attack
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Sussex shows solidarity with Manchester following terror attack

Daniel Green - May 23, 2017

More than 30 people attended a candle-lit vigil on campus this afternoon to pay their respects to the victims of a terrorist attack at a concert in…

Students scorn School of Life Science
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Students scorn School of Life Science

Luke Richards - April 5, 2017

Several disgruntled students have spoken out at their disappointment with the Life Science department with damning comments on how it is run. These students told The Badger of…

University mental health services under mounting pressure
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University mental health services under mounting pressure

Olivia Aujla - April 3, 2017

Student services are found to have waiting lists that are too long and are unable to meet growing demand for services, a student-led documentary has exposed. A…

NSS: Students’ Union proclaims boycott a success
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NSS: Students’ Union proclaims boycott a success

Jessica Hubbard - March 30, 2017

Sussex Students’ Union hailed the NSS Boycott a success. In an email to students on 17 March, the SU proclaimed: “Real progress has been made since students…

Westminster attacker was Sussex graduate
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Westminster attacker was Sussex graduate

Daniel Green - March 29, 2017

The attacker in last week's terrorist attack in Westminster was a Sussex student twenty years ago, Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell has revealed. In an email to all students,…

Students’ Union cancel Summer Ball
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Students’ Union cancel Summer Ball

Daniel Green - March 28, 2017

The Students' Union have cancelled this years' Summer Ball after a major backer pulled out. Permission for the event to take place had been suspended by the…

Good Night Owls: Students’ Union launches new scheme
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Good Night Owls: Students’ Union launches new scheme

Jessica Hubbard - March 23, 2017

Sussex Students’ Union are recruiting volunteers for the "Good Night Owls" scheme. The scheme is part of the SU’s zero tolerance policy and the "Good Night Out"…

Peace, bread and graffiti: ‘communist’ vandalism found at Sussex
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Peace, bread and graffiti: ‘communist’ vandalism found at Sussex

Jessica Hubbard - March 22, 2017

Graffiti of a "communist" nature was found in Lewes Court car park last week. The graffiti depicts a hammer and sickle and a red star (icons associated…

Swastikas found on Sussex campus
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Swastikas found on Sussex campus

Luke Richards - March 9, 2017

A poster on campus has been defaced by swastikas. The poster, advertising a talk by Yoav and Horit Herman Peled, was titled “the religionization of Israeli society”. …

Cut the Rent protest: activists occupy Sussex House through sit-in
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Cut the Rent protest: activists occupy Sussex House through sit-in

Luke Richards - March 9, 2017

15 activists from Cut the Rent have occupied Sussex House. Performing a sit-in protest over what they regard as unreasonable actions by the university. The protest took…

Go Green Week: a full range of campaigns
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Go Green Week: a full range of campaigns

Jessica Hubbard - March 2, 2017

Fossil Free Sussex staged a protest urging the university to make good on its promise to divest. The University committed to divest in April 2015 but no…

NSS yes: Engineering students brush off boycott
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NSS yes: Engineering students brush off boycott

Jessica Hubbard - March 1, 2017

Engineering students have chosen not to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS), a University spokesperson confirmed. The spokesperson said: "students within the Engineering department are choosing not…

Tuition fee rise fiasco: confusion continues
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Tuition fee rise fiasco: confusion continues

Luke Richards - February 27, 2017

Sussex is set to raise tuition fees for all continuing home and EU undergraduate students as well as new students in 2017/18. However, to students without a…

Sussex embroiled in ‘right wing attitudes’ discussion
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Sussex embroiled in ‘right wing attitudes’ discussion

Freya Marshall Payne - February 27, 2017

A Sussex Centre for Conflict and Security Research (SCSR) poster advertising an “informal discussion” on “how to deal with right wing attitudes and politics in the classroom”…

Fees rise for current students
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Fees rise for current students

Luke Richards - February 20, 2017

Sussex will see fees rise to £9,250 for every home and EU undergraduate, including current students, those who have already started on £9,000. The announcement was included…

Twenty four hour change made available at York House
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Twenty four hour change made available at York House

Matthew Finn - February 18, 2017

Change has been made available at the 24 hour reception at York House after two students campaigned for more cash facilities on campus. The new service at…

Let there be life: new building gets go-ahead
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Let there be life: new building gets go-ahead

Freya Marshall Payne - February 16, 2017

Sussex University has been granted planning permission for a new Life Sciences building to become the campus’ second-largest building, only surpassed by the Library. The new Life…

Fascist stickers found on campus
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Fascist stickers found on campus

Daniel Green - February 13, 2017

Students express outrage at discovery of images depicting British fascist Oswald Mosley Union condemns ‘hate incident’ after stickers found in Falmer House, Fulton and Jubilee University reaffirms…

Largest ever Sussex winter graduation
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Largest ever Sussex winter graduation

Matthew Finn - February 12, 2017

A record 2,300 degrees and diplomas were awarded at this year’s winter graduation ceremonies. The number is a 20 per cent rise from 2016’s winter graduation, with…