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…

Breaking: New Students’ Union building ‘isn’t going to be new Students’ Union building’
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Breaking: New Students’ Union building ‘isn’t going to be new Students’ Union building’

William Singh - December 4, 2017

At Monday evening’s Students’ Union Council, President Frida Gustafsson announced that USSU would not take up residence in their proposed new building in 2021, citing student concerns…

Student petition demands accommodation action
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Student petition demands accommodation action

Jordan Wright - December 4, 2017

A petition was recently handed in to the Housing Office by student residents at King’s Road, one of multiple off-campus residencies provided by the University of Sussex.…

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…

Save Madeira Terrace crowdfunding campaign nearing its end
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Save Madeira Terrace crowdfunding campaign nearing its end

Jessica Hubbard - November 28, 2017

Breaking: The Save Madeira Terrace online crowdfunding campaign has reached its target today (29th November) and will be funded. The ‘Save Madeira Terrace’ crowdfunding campaign, run by…

Unite the Union demands: ‘Pay cleaners ‘real’ living wage’
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Unite the Union demands: ‘Pay cleaners ‘real’ living wage’

Jessica Hubbard - November 28, 2017

The cleaning staff at Sussex are employed by private company Sussex Estates and Facilities and are paid £7.71 an hour. This is above the minimum wage but…

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…

£1000 for PIE
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£1000 for PIE

Jessica Hubbard - November 23, 2017

Politics in Education, a project started by Sussex Students, beat thousands of other community projects to win £1,000 in funding. The funding comes from the Aviva Community…

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…

Students protest against tuition fees in London
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Students protest against tuition fees in London

Jessica Hubbard - November 17, 2017

On Wednesday, November 15, students took to the streets of Central London to protest tuition fees. They marched several miles from Malet Street to Parliament Square. The…

Oliver’s Brighton: Harry Potter shop opens in North Laine
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Oliver’s Brighton: Harry Potter shop opens in North Laine

Lucy Pegg - November 16, 2017

Brighton’s North Laine has moved one step closer to becoming Diagon Alley with the opening of Oliver’s Brighton. The Harry Potter based wizarding shop opened last Saturday…

People & Planet release 10th annual league table
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People & Planet release 10th annual league table

Jessica Hubbard - November 16, 2017

People & Planet released their University League table this week (15 November). It will be the tenth consecutive league table and ranks all 154 UK universities based…

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,…

The Badger investigates Students’ Union External Speaker Policy
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The Badger investigates Students’ Union External Speaker Policy

Deniz Karaman - November 9, 2017

The University of Sussex Students' Union has recently been under fire in regards to its external speaker policy, following controversy over UKIP MEP Bill Etheridge. The society…

Sussex scientists invent new touchscreen
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Sussex scientists invent new touchscreen

Deniz Karaman - November 3, 2017

Smashed phone screens may be a thing of the past as scientists at the University of Sussex have invented a new type of unbreakable flexible touchscreen made from…

Black Lives Matter come to campus
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Black Lives Matter come to campus

Jordan Wright - November 3, 2017

A panel featuring leaders of the UK and US branches of Black Lives Matter are coming to campus on Tuesday 7th November. The Sussex Centre for America…

UKIP MEP faces stringent requirements from USSU before guest speech
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UKIP MEP faces stringent requirements from USSU before guest speech

Deniz Karaman - November 2, 2017

Sussex student society Liberate The Debate have been told by the University of Sussex Student’s Union (USSU) that their guest speaker must submit his speech for vetting before…

‘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…