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Sussex student sentenced to 15 months

The Badger - November 21, 2011

A second year Politics student at the University of Sussex has been sentenced to 15 months in prison following a charge of violent disorder, after he was…

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A.C. Grayling’s new venture undermines education

The Badger - November 21, 2011

Anyone walking past Chichester 1 in the evening of last Wednesday, 2 November would have been staggered at the interruption of the customary quietude on campus. That…

Sussex students take to streets of London
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Sussex students take to streets of London

The Badger - November 18, 2011

  [caption id="attachment_11922" align="alignleft" width="460" caption="London Demonstration in March Photo: www.andyworthington.co.uk"][/caption] Two bus-loads of University of Sussex students will be joining students from across the country for…

Labour proposals may cause some students to ‘overpay’ fees
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Labour proposals may cause some students to ‘overpay’ fees

The Badger - October 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_11610" align="alignright" width="368" caption="Milliband at recent party conference Photo: guardian.co.uk"][/caption] The issue of tuition fee increases remains active, as the Labour Party proposes cutting the coalition…

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Birmingham students arrested

The Badger - October 12, 2011

Three Birmingham university students were arrested on Friday 16 September after hanging a banner outside the Liberal Democrat conference which read “Traitors not welcome, Hate Clegg, Love…

A student mother pleads: don't close our nursery
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A student mother pleads: don't close our nursery

The Badger - March 7, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10411" align="aligncenter" width="551" caption="Many parents, both staff and students, rely on the nursery to provide childcare during the university week. Photo: Anna Evans"][/caption] The potential closure…

Interview with future union president David Cichon
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Interview with future union president David Cichon

The Badger - February 22, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10199" align="aligncenter" width="579" caption="The Badger news editor Jamie Askew talks to future union president David Cichon."][/caption] In your campaign, you pledged to increase democracy, transparency and…

University cost cuts hit families as campus nursery faces funding collapse
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University cost cuts hit families as campus nursery faces funding collapse

The Badger - February 21, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10156" align="alignleft" width="555" caption="The nursery and pre-school face possible closure due to cuts. Photo: Polina Belehhova"][/caption] Students and staff whose children use the University of Sussex…

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In politics and protesting, everyone's a loser

The Badger - February 14, 2011

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="601" caption="Student protesters campaigned in London against a hike in fees last November. Photo: The Oxbridge Research Group"][/caption] I was among the thousands of…

Students occupy lecture hall in protest of increasing tuition fees
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Students occupy lecture hall in protest of increasing tuition fees

The Badger - November 22, 2010

An estimated 200 students and staff gathered in Library Square last week for a rally followed by a march that ended with an impromptu occupation of Fulton…

News
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Council cuts of £3.5m threaten cyclists

The Badger - November 8, 2010

Cuts of £3.5million to Brighton and Hove Council will cause a dent in road safety measures, filtering down to the already minimal protection provided for cyclists. Those…

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Funding cuts are a strange decision

The Badger - November 1, 2010

I'm watching Michael Gove at the Conservative conference. He's saying that every child should have the chance to succeed. I'm struggling to understand how cutting higher education…

NATIONAL DEMO: Comment from Union’s Media Development Officer
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NATIONAL DEMO: Comment from Union’s Media Development Officer

The Badger - October 25, 2010

[caption id="attachment_8353" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Students demonstrating against cuts as this weekend saw the fourth general strike in France since the beginning of September. Photo: http://educationactivistnetwork.wordpress.com"][/caption] Last week…

Student Life Centre – first impressions
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Student Life Centre – first impressions

The Badger - October 25, 2010

[caption id="attachment_8315" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Are students being helped properly?"][/caption] It was the most devastating blow of the savage cuts announced by management last autumn. The University of…

Letters
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'Stop The Cuts' must stay on track

The Badger - April 22, 2010

At the time of writing, an occupation of the Arts A2 lecture hall is underway. As of late, occupations have not been a rarity on campus thanks…

Final year students: how you can help stop the cuts? Students should hold off taking part in the National Student Survey until management listens to our concerns
Letters
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Letters
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Final year students: how you can help stop the cuts? Students should hold off taking part in the National Student Survey until management listens to our concerns

The Badger - April 20, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7496" align="alignleft" width="425" caption="Many third year students are being encouraged by the union to boycott the National Student Survey in protest about the cuts to education…

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£29m building costs

The Badger - January 19, 2010

The University of Sussex is moving ahead with a £29 million project to replace older teaching buildings on campus. This is despite the backdrop of cuts of…

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University funding in the UK receives £398m cut

The Badger - January 18, 2010

Business secretary Lord Mandelson has declared that the government is to cut university funding in England by a total of £398m for 2010/11. The reduced allo­cations will…

Lies, spin and the fight against cut-backs
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Lies, spin and the fight against cut-backs

The Badger - December 6, 2009

[caption id="attachment_6403" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Students and staff met after the protest to discuss the most effective strategy to combat redundancies and service cuts. (Photo: Mark Jenner)"][/caption] For…

Letters
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Management says your student welfare just doesn't cut it

The Badger - December 3, 2009

In the recent proposals 11 out of 16 Student Advisors are to be made redundant. I am a Student Mentor and part of the Arts mentoring service…