An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor
Letters
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Letters
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An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor

Freya Marshall Payne - February 27, 2017

  The following open letter to the university Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to…

Tuition fee rise fiasco: confusion continues
Campus News
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Campus News
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Tuition fee rise fiasco: confusion continues

Luke Richards - February 27, 2017

Sussex is set to raise tuition fees for all continuing home and EU undergraduate students as well as new students in 2017/18. However, to students without a…

Fees rise for current students
Campus News
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Campus News
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Fees rise for current students

Luke Richards - February 20, 2017

Sussex will see fees rise to £9,250 for every home and EU undergraduate, including current students, those who have already started on £9,000. The announcement was included…

We need to think as a community about what these fascist stickers mean
Editorial
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Editorial
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We need to think as a community about what these fascist stickers mean

Freya Marshall Payne - February 13, 2017

Fascist stickers have been appearing around campus. At time of publication, 8 to be exact. Debates seem to be raging most places I go around Sussex as…

Largest ever Sussex winter graduation
Campus News
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Campus News
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Largest ever Sussex winter graduation

Matthew Finn - February 12, 2017

A record 2,300 degrees and diplomas were awarded at this year’s winter graduation ceremonies. The number is a 20 per cent rise from 2016’s winter graduation, with…

Commuters to take DfT to court over trains
National News
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National News
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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’…

Thousands protest Trump in Brighton
National News
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National News
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Thousands protest Trump in Brighton

Freya Marshall Payne - February 6, 2017

Over 2000 students and residents gathered in central Brighton to protest President Trump’s immigration policy which spilled out into an unplanned march shutting down the city centre, lasting into…

Sussex students vote to boycott NSS
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News
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Sussex students vote to boycott NSS

Daniel Green - December 6, 2016

Sussex students have voted to boycott the National Student Survey in a Students' Union referendum. 62% of the 964 students who voted chose to support the Students'…

Sussex students vote against renaming President role
Campus News
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Campus News
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Sussex students vote against renaming President role

Daniel Green - December 2, 2016

Sussex students voted against renaming the title of President in a referendum on the issue this week. 65% of the 866 students that took part in the…

Sussex students support Calais refugees
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News
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Sussex students support Calais refugees

Freya Marshall Payne - November 2, 2016

Yaz Kharroubi Sussex students and Brighton groups collaborated to give food, blankets and suitcases to refugees being expelled from the notorious Calais Jungle. Thousands of people were…

Is a university degree enough?
Features
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Features
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Is a university degree enough?

Freya Marshall Payne - April 12, 2016

As an English and History graduate, I chose my degree because I enjoyed the subject. I wanted the opportunity to explore the past in different mediums, understand…

The Politics of Student Life
Features
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Features
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The Politics of Student Life

Freya Marshall Payne - February 9, 2016

A selective study of student politics at The University of Sussex from its beginnings to the present day. Whether facing down tanks in Tiananmen Square or police…

Declassified information from a ‘Co-operative’
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Comment
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Declassified information from a ‘Co-operative’

The Badger - December 2, 2015

As I stand wearily, staring into the infinite abyss of misery and dread, I ask myself ‘how did I get into this situation?’ I attempt to fathom what…

Was your assessment feedback poor? This is why-
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Comment
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Was your assessment feedback poor? This is why-

The Badger - November 6, 2015

Ever wondered why some of your assessment feedback was so vague and lacking in helpful improvements? You may be unaware, a travesty has been occurring under your…

Panic on the streets of Brighton? An anonymous writer reveals the alcohol-fuelled world of Brighton’s night-life
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Features
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Panic on the streets of Brighton? An anonymous writer reveals the alcohol-fuelled world of Brighton’s night-life

Freya Marshall Payne - November 2, 2015

After finishing a whirlwind first year at Sussex University I found myself facing a difficult decision over my summer activities. Do I return home and regress to…

News
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Less than five percent turnout for Student Rep elections

Mark Tovey - October 19, 2015

Only 612 students took part in this year’s Students’ Union Student Rep elections. This marks the lowest percentage turnout  in recent years for Student Rep elections and…

Study yourself, not just your subject
Letters
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Letters
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Study yourself, not just your subject

Freya Marshall Payne - September 23, 2015

A typical student is perceived by the wider world as someone who lives in squalor, eats exclusively 17p instant noodles, and has no discernable interests outside of…

Phone scam targets students
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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Phone scam targets students

The Badger - November 20, 2014

Students are being targeted by a new mobile phone scam, in which victims take out phone contracts before passing the phones onto others. Sold as a simple…

Should caffeine be our best friend?
Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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Should caffeine be our best friend?

The Badger - November 12, 2014

It has been said that a dog is truly a man’s best friend. Loyal and loving; this can certainly be true for many people, but for university…

Landlords vs. Agencies: the student housing dilemma
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News
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Landlords vs. Agencies: the student housing dilemma

The Badger - October 26, 2012

RESULTS ARE IN: STUDENTS REVEAL THEIR HORROR STORIES IN HOUSING SURVEY The landscape of accommodation hunting at Sussex University has been transformed after Sussex Student Lettings recorded a…