Students Union criticised for “Save our Education” Demo
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Students Union criticised for “Save our Education” Demo

Tom Robinson - November 23, 2016

Sussex Students’ Union has drawn criticism from students and it’s own officers for poor “organisation and a lack of communication” in supporting the ‘Save our Education’ Demo…

Brighton University confirms Hastings campus closure
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Brighton University confirms Hastings campus closure

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - November 23, 2016

The Director of the University of Brighton Hastings campus, Paul Frost, confirmed last week that the campus would be closed down. Frost told representatives from the student…

Student’s Union Campaigns for better-lit campus
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Student’s Union Campaigns for better-lit campus

Daniel Green - November 22, 2016

Sussex students have expressed outrage at the number of broken lights on the university’s campus. In a walk around the university and at a sit-in protest by…

Registrar John Duffy resigns
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Registrar John Duffy resigns

Freya Marshall Payne - November 21, 2016

University Registrar John Duffy has resigned and will leave in December. Mr Duffy will be moving to London Met University as Chief Operating Officer. Duffy said: “I…

IT problems: university extends deadlines, again.
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IT problems: university extends deadlines, again.

Luke Richards - November 16, 2016

Due to technical issues with the university computer systems, the university has extended deadlines for all taught postgraduates and undergraduates. This is the second time this has…

Strikes on Southern planned over festive period
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Strikes on Southern planned over festive period

Tom Robinson - November 15, 2016

Andrew Stuart  Students are set for fresh delays and cancellations to train services as Southern Rail workers announce further strike action to hit the holiday period. The…

‘Chalk attack’ shows solidarity with refugees
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‘Chalk attack’ shows solidarity with refugees

Tom Robinson - November 15, 2016

Junenya Kabir The concrete slabs of Library Square were transformed into a blank canvas for the animated expressions of support for refugees in Calais. The Amnesty International…

“Spence would be turning in his grave” Council approve four storey campus car park
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“Spence would be turning in his grave” Council approve four storey campus car park

Natasha Purkis - November 15, 2016

Councillors of the Brighton and Hove Council Planning Committee voted in favour of new plans for a four-storey car park to be built on campus at Hove…

President Trump: East Slope on Election Night
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President Trump: East Slope on Election Night

Tom Robinson - November 14, 2016

Sussex students reacted with horror to a Donald Trump victory in the US Presidential Election at a full to capacity East Slope Bar on Tuesday night. The…

USSU plans third referendum on renaming President role
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USSU plans third referendum on renaming President role

Daniel Green - November 14, 2016

Sussex’s Students’ Union will hold another referendum on renaming the role of President for the third year running. Students will be asked in the penultimate week of…

Staff shortages “decimate” mental health services
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Staff shortages “decimate” mental health services

Luke Richards - November 11, 2016

Students have been told the Student Support Unit (SSU) has stopped offering appointments with mental health advisors, due to staff shortages. With one staff member describing the provision…

Students say ‘arms manufacturers off campus’
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Students say ‘arms manufacturers off campus’

Tom Robinson - November 2, 2016

Students occupied the General Dynamics and Thales stalls, the fifth and tenth largest arms manufacturers respectively, at the University careers fair on Wednesday. In an open letter,…

Sussex plans new Life Sciences Building
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Sussex plans new Life Sciences Building

Tom Robinson - October 31, 2016

The University of Sussex has submitted a planning application for a new Life Sciences building that is expected to create around 600 new jobs across Brighton and…

Commuters announce details of case against DfT
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Commuters announce details of case against DfT

Daniel Green - October 31, 2016

The Association of British Commuters has accused the Department of Transport (DfT) of an “unlawful lack of transparency” in preparation for its court case against them. In…

Systems Down: IT Services Face Mid-Term Mayhem
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Systems Down: IT Services Face Mid-Term Mayhem

Glenn Houlihan - October 26, 2016

The university was forced to issue an apology after servers repeatedly crashed over the weekend, rendering Sussex Direct, Study Direct and the University Webmail inaccessible. The technical…

Sussex forced to comply with Prevent
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Sussex forced to comply with Prevent

Daniel Green - October 12, 2016

The University of Sussex has been forced to change its freedom of speech policy to comply with the Government’s Prevent agenda. Adam Tickell, the university’s Vice-Chancellor, revealed…

Alison Smith speaks out on domestic abuse scandal:  “Students will feel safe”
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Alison Smith speaks out on domestic abuse scandal: “Students will feel safe”

Freya Marshall Payne - October 12, 2016

Freya Marshall Payne and Daniel Green The Independent revealed in August that Lee Salter, a senior lecturer in the Media department at the University of Sussex, had…

Housing headache: over 300 students lose out on accommodation
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Housing headache: over 300 students lose out on accommodation

Tom Robinson - October 12, 2016

The University of Sussex has placed 180 students in hotel accommodation. Coming at a time of increasing student numbers following the admissions cap being lifted in 2015,…