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Live: Students’ Union decides on UCU strike backing

William Singh - February 19, 2018

U.S.S.U-Turn: 54 students decide stance for 17,000
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U.S.S.U-Turn: 54 students decide stance for 17,000

Jordan Wright - February 19, 2018

On Monday 19th February, the Students’ Union Council will vote on whether or not to support the national Univerity  and College Union (UCU) strike action that is…

Planned new Life Sciences building ‘axed’
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Planned new Life Sciences building ‘axed’

Anonymous - February 16, 2018

The University of Sussex’s longstanding plans to construct a new Life Sciences building in the east end of the Science Car Park have been axed, The Badger…

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News like Badger: Union U-turn over referendum to support strike action, new east slope and more

William Singh - February 16, 2018

In this news round up of the week, Will and Jordan catch you up on everything going on around campus. Thanks for listening, and tune in next…

Sussex Cup to replace varsity
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Sussex Cup to replace varsity

Deniz Karaman - February 14, 2018

This April the University of Sussex Students' Union will be hosting the first Sussex Cup. The Cup has been organised to replace the annual varsity games that were…

Students petition university for strike hardship fund
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Students petition university for strike hardship fund

Jessica Hubbard - February 13, 2018

Sussex students have started a petition to the University of Sussex requesting that wages that would have been paid to striking staff be placed instead into a…

Students’ Union election week pushed back
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Students’ Union election week pushed back

William Singh - February 12, 2018

Voting to elect new Full-Time and Part-Time Officers to the Students' Union has been delayed by one week. Elections were due to take place between 12th-16th March,…

Sussex Library charges £12,442.75 for late fees
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Sussex Library charges £12,442.75 for late fees

Jessica Hubbard - February 8, 2018

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that library fees for overdue books reached £12, 442.75 during the 2016/17 academic year. The request was made on 31…

New campaign Sussex on Ecosia
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New campaign Sussex on Ecosia

Jessica Hubbard - February 8, 2018

A group of Sussex Anthropology students have started a campaign for The University to use Ecosia as its default search engine. The group consists of three second-year…

Exclusive: New East Slope £156.55 per week
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Exclusive: New East Slope £156.55 per week

Jordan Wright - February 7, 2018

New East Slope accommodation will cost £156.55 per week, £6,084 a year, The Badger can exclusively reveal. The new development, which is part of the University’s £750…

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…

Bus fare increases ‘Disgraceful’ says SU President
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Bus fare increases ‘Disgraceful’ says SU President

Jessica Hubbard - January 18, 2018

Sussex Students' Union President, Frida Gustafsson, has drafted an open letter to Brighton and Hove Buses following a fare increase on January 16. The fare increases were…

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…

Review: Grease at Theatre Royal
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Review: Grease at Theatre Royal

William Singh - December 15, 2017

It’s pretty hard to get ‘the greatest musical ever’ wrong. Sure enough, this month’s production at Brighton’s Theatre Royal delivers all the pomaded and leather-jacketed escapism you…

Kings Road students win 64K compensation after strike
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Kings Road students win 64K compensation after strike

Deniz Karaman - December 14, 2017

Students at the University of Sussex have negotiated a deal with management and have been awarded £64,000 in compensation just four days after calling a rent strike.…

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…