“Indefinite rent strike” announced for Kings Road accommodation
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Campus News
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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.…

Protest is education not indoctrination
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Features
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Protest is education not indoctrination

Freya Marshall Payne - February 21, 2017

At the Women’s March in London it was a single child who stuck in my mind: a little boy who could have been hardly older than eight.…

Sussex and Brighton students unite to support junior doctors
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Sussex and Brighton students unite to support junior doctors

Badger - March 2, 2016

A joint campaign has recently been set up by Sussex and Brighton University students to support junior doctors in their quarrel with the Government over contract changes.…

Staff and students strike accord
Letters
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Letters
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Staff and students strike accord

The Badger - June 7, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7685" align="alignleft" width="553" caption="Students and staff rallied together in last Wednesday’s strike. (Photo: Paul Cecil)"][/caption] It shouldn't surprise me that students can be selfish people, and…

Management gets heavy-handed
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Management gets heavy-handed

The Badger - April 22, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7484" align="alignleft" width="553" caption="Riot police equipped with pepper spray, batons and attack dogs were used during the demonstration at Sussex House. (Photo: Anja Berglund)"][/caption] Those of…

Letters
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The movement must box-clever

The Badger - April 20, 2010

Following the occupation at Sussex House, in which a few senior members of staff effectively held their own occupation within that building by refusing to leave without…

News
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Sussex staff set terms for first round of industrial strike action

The Badger - March 12, 2010

The University and College Union (UCU) at the University of Sussex announced last week following an Emergency General Meeting that they will go on strike this Thursday…

Letters
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What next for Stop the Cuts? An open letter to the Stop the Cuts Campaign, from the Stop the Cuts Campaign

The Badger - March 1, 2010

Fellow students, staff, and interested parties, We know the cuts are bad, we know they are only the beginning (a few more million next year, and after…

Letters
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Fight now or forever hold your peace

The Badger - February 7, 2010

When you say cut-back, we say fight-back. And when we say fight-back we mean it, a mantra weightier than mere words. Words dance upon the paths of…

News
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Brighton binmen on strike

The Badger - December 12, 2009

Refuse workers across Brighton and Hove voted almost unanimously for strike action to start this week. The 300 strong work force of binmen, streetsweepers and mechanics employed…

News
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Pensions strike back on

The Badger - November 17, 2008

Talks to resolve the pensions dispute between university management and support staff have broken down. Technical staff held their third day of strike action last Thursday in…

News
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Possible bus strike threatens rush hour

The Badger - November 10, 2008

A possible bus drivers’ strike is on the cards after a dispute over Union representation. The GMB Union, has asked its 140 members within the Brighton and…

News
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Union says ‘start negotiating’ over pensions

The Badger - November 3, 2008

Resistance from University likely to continue The students’ union has called on university management to start negotiating with support staff over pensions. Laura Tazzioli, USSU President, said…

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UNITE for the future

The Badger - October 27, 2008

Last Friday 17 October saw UNITE’s second day of strike action. UNITE members include university technical, computing and estates staff. The union have been forced out on…

News
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Strikes threaten campus chaos

The Badger - October 27, 2008

[caption id="attachment_1111" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Sussex technicians on strike over pensions. If other staff join them, disruption will be severe. (Photo: Tom Wills)"][/caption] Sussex University came a step…

News
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Strike disruption set to increase

The Badger - October 20, 2008

[caption id="attachment_983" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Technical staff strike over pensions. Photo: Tom Wills"][/caption] Strikes by technical staff are set to continue as university management refuse to negotiate over…

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Students march in support of staff pensions

The Badger - October 13, 2008

[caption id="attachment_744" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="The UNITE strike that took place on Friday"][/caption] Students and staff marched through campus last Friday in support of striking university workers. Members…

In pictures: Technical staff strike over pensions
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In pictures: Technical staff strike over pensions

The Badger - October 10, 2008

Strikers picketed the entrances to the university campus. Several delivery drivers refused to cross the picket line as a show of solidarity. (more…)

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Campus union calls strike

The Badger - October 6, 2008

[caption id="attachment_260" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Workers at the Thursday lunchtime rally in library square"][/caption] Students are being urged to support a strike by university staff this Friday. Up…