Protest is education not indoctrination
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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.…

Commuters to take DfT to court over trains
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Commuters to take DfT to court over trains

Daniel Green - February 8, 2017

Rail commuters have launched a legal challenge against the Department of Transport (DfT) for their failure to deal with the ongoing dispute between Southern Rail and workers’…

Student politics is becoming narrower, polarising and hostile
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Student politics is becoming narrower, polarising and hostile

Mark Tovey - April 26, 2016

In my first year at Sussex, one of the first things I was told about writing essays is that fence sitters aren’t welcome. To get good marks,…

URF to give away 40 years’ worth of indie records to students
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URF to give away 40 years’ worth of indie records to students

Mark Tovey - February 29, 2016

University Radio Falmer (URF) will be giving away its gargantuan collection of LPs and CDs, amassed over four decades, in a fundraising event to be held on…

Student wins underpass busker’s “impossible” national anthem contest
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Student wins underpass busker’s “impossible” national anthem contest

Mark Tovey - February 8, 2016

A Sussex medical student has been awarded £300 worth of free keyboard lessons, after he won a national anthem guessing contest hosted by a busker who plays regularly in…

Concerns over new interest rate changes for student loans
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Concerns over new interest rate changes for student loans

Mark Tovey - December 10, 2015

The Government have announced plans to alter the repayment and interest rate for student loans. These were set out as part of the Autumn Statement and the…

Anarchist pickets end after estate agent returns Sussex student’s holding deposit
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Anarchist pickets end after estate agent returns Sussex student’s holding deposit

Mark Tovey - December 4, 2015

King & Chasemore Lettings have returned a Sussex international student’s holding deposit, following a series of anarchist-led pickets outside its Brighton branches. One anarchist said: “This is…

Insomnia and the student
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Lifestyle
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Insomnia and the student

Freya Marshall Payne - November 12, 2015

It’s a common stereotype that the student is familiar with all-nighters, sleeping in and basically working on a different schedule to the rest of society. But where’s…

Let it bee: apiculture as a student
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Lifestyle
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Let it bee: apiculture as a student

Freya Marshall Payne - September 28, 2015

When faced with the difficult choice of where to spend your precious free time, looking after a hive of fuzzy critters may not leap out as the…

Autumn Catwalk
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Autumn Catwalk

The Badger - November 16, 2012

Holly Cooper Dunva Kamal; 3rd year International Relations Coat: Debenhams A-line skirt: American Apparel Jumper: H&M Fur hat: Topshop Knitted scarf: ASOS          …

Europe tops ranks for best student cities
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Europe tops ranks for best student cities

The Badger - March 3, 2012

Ever fancied studying in Sydney, revising in Rome or procrastinating in Paris? The first global student cities rankings, released this week, show the world’s best cities to…

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Student rejects Oxford University

The Badger - February 2, 2012

After being interviewed by Magdalen College, one of Oxford’s most prestigious colleges, 19-year-old Elly Nowell decided to withdraw her application to study Law at Oxford University. Before…

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Drunk student gets stranded at Concorde 2

The Badger - October 25, 2011

A Brighton student was rescued by fire services after scaling a Brighton club last week. This comes after the recent news that a student from the University…

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Student suspected of living in the URF office

The Badger - February 1, 2011

A student at the University of Sussex has reportedly been sleeping in the University Radio Falmer (URF) office, in Norwich House, breaking university rules and bringing into serious…

Disruption and insults at NATO spokesman lecture
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Disruption and insults at NATO spokesman lecture

The Badger - November 8, 2010

[caption id="attachment_8631" align="aligncenter" width="542" caption="Jamie Shea’s first lecture, held at the University of Sussex on 29 October Photo: Tom Wills"][/caption]   A student protest opposing the appointment…

Universities face closure after budget cut by 40 percent
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Universities face closure after budget cut by 40 percent

The Badger - October 25, 2010

Universities in England are facing cuts of £4.2 billion by 2014-5, it was announced in last week’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), with teaching budgets expected to be…

Interview with former Students' Union president Dan Glass
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Interview with former Students' Union president Dan Glass

The Badger - October 18, 2010

[caption id="attachment_8114" align="aligncenter" width="468" caption="Dan Glass as he attempts to superglue himself to Gordon Brown. (Photo: Plane Stupid)"][/caption] Perhaps too often, university life is described as being…

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Vice-chancellor Michael Farthing suggests tuition fees increase to £7,500

The Badger - May 10, 2010

The Vice Chancellor at the University of Sussex, Michael Farthing, warned last week that students will have to pay up to £7,500 annually to keep up standards…

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University files high court injunction against students

The Badger - March 19, 2010

The University of Sussex has been granted a High Court injunction banning students from entering or remaining inside administration buildings on campus without written consent of management.…

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Are we fresher friendly?

The Badger - October 9, 2009

Whether you’re a social butterfly or a shy, retiring violet, starting university can be a challenge for one and all. Making hundreds of new friends, remembering their…