SU launches Book Market for students to resell course books
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SU launches Book Market for students to resell course books

Nichola Dixon - March 1, 2018

Sussex Students’ Union (SU) is launching an online book market for students to buy and sell academic books this week. The market will operate  via the SU’s website,…

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News like Badger: Union U-turn over referendum to support strike action, new east slope and more

William Singh - February 16, 2018

In this news round up of the week, Will and Jordan catch you up on everything going on around campus. Thanks for listening, and tune in next…

Bus fare increases ‘Disgraceful’ says SU President
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Bus fare increases ‘Disgraceful’ says SU President

Jessica Hubbard - January 18, 2018

Sussex Students' Union President, Frida Gustafsson, has drafted an open letter to Brighton and Hove Buses following a fare increase on January 16. The fare increases were…

Saul Becker: mental health advocate, cake enthusiast and your new Deputy VC
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Saul Becker: mental health advocate, cake enthusiast and your new Deputy VC

Deniz Karaman - December 11, 2017

Why Sussex? I think Why Sussex for a number of reasons. Firstly, there was something about the university that really attracted me. I like the idea as…

Exclusive: first look at the new East Slope
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Exclusive: first look at the new East Slope

Jordan Wright - December 11, 2017

The Badger has had an exclusive first look at the East Slope show flat on campus, with the finished accommodation opening to students in September 2018. The new…

Michael Farthing paid ‘golden goodbye’ of £230,000
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Michael Farthing paid ‘golden goodbye’ of £230,000

Deniz Karaman - December 8, 2017

Previous Vice-Chancellor of Sussex University, Michael Farthing, was paid a £230,000 sum 'in lieu of notice' upon stepping down from his role, University Financial Statements for 2016-17…

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…

‘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…

Caroline Lucas Switches on 3,000 Solar Panels Across Campus
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Caroline Lucas Switches on 3,000 Solar Panels Across Campus

Jessica Hubbard - October 15, 2017

On Friday 13 October Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion,  switched on 3,000 newly installed solar panels. Ms Lucas was assisted by Jolyon Western, a Student Life…

Increased Turnout in Students’ Union Elections
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Increased Turnout in Students’ Union Elections

Jessica Hubbard - October 13, 2017

Students have elected their new representatives. Recent Students’ Union elections saw an increased turnout and a record number of international student candidates. Recent Students’ Union elections allowed students…

Get Involved: Sussex Musical Theatre Society (SMuTS) Auditions
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Get Involved: Sussex Musical Theatre Society (SMuTS) Auditions

Georgia Grace - September 23, 2017

Sussex Musical Theatre Society, SMuTS, will be holding auditions for their biggest production of the year this coming Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Every March, the award-winning society…

Interview: Cariad Lloyd
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Interview: Cariad Lloyd

Jed Grainger - April 7, 2017

We interview Cariad Lloyd about her time at Sussex University where she discusses Lewes Court, slugs and tea drinking. Cariad Lloyd is one of the UK’s fastest…

NSS: Students’ Union proclaims boycott a success
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NSS: Students’ Union proclaims boycott a success

Jessica Hubbard - March 30, 2017

Sussex Students’ Union hailed the NSS Boycott a success. In an email to students on 17 March, the SU proclaimed: “Real progress has been made since students…

Westminster attacker was Sussex graduate
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Westminster attacker was Sussex graduate

Daniel Green - March 29, 2017

The attacker in last week's terrorist attack in Westminster was a Sussex student twenty years ago, Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell has revealed. In an email to all students,…

On the common ground between Sussex and Brighton Universities
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On the common ground between Sussex and Brighton Universities

Freya Marshall Payne - March 27, 2017

We broke a story recently which was picked up by national media outlets: violence breaking out at Varsity.       The men’s rugby had to be cancelled,…

Jewish Society responds to the   Vice Chancellor’s statement
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Jewish Society responds to the Vice Chancellor’s statement

Fraser Coppin - March 10, 2017

The following statement was sent to The Badger by JSoc, Sussex's Jewish student society. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish…

Swastikas found on Sussex campus
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Swastikas found on Sussex campus

Luke Richards - March 9, 2017

A poster on campus has been defaced by swastikas. The poster, advertising a talk by Yoav and Horit Herman Peled, was titled “the religionization of Israeli society”. …

Go Green Week: a full range of campaigns
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Go Green Week: a full range of campaigns

Jessica Hubbard - March 2, 2017

Fossil Free Sussex staged a protest urging the university to make good on its promise to divest. The University committed to divest in April 2015 but no…

NSS yes: Engineering students brush off boycott
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NSS yes: Engineering students brush off boycott

Jessica Hubbard - March 1, 2017

Engineering students have chosen not to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS), a University spokesperson confirmed. The spokesperson said: "students within the Engineering department are choosing not…

East Slope, no hope: heating and water fails
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East Slope, no hope: heating and water fails

Jessica Hubbard - February 6, 2017

Residents of East Slope have suffered from a lack of heating and hot water for the second time in a matter of months. Since January 26, residents…