Tenancy clemency: Uni pilots guarantor scheme.
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Tenancy clemency: Uni pilots guarantor scheme.

Jessica Hubbard - February 17, 2017

The Student’s Union and University Housing Services have announced a new rent guarantor pilot scheme. The scheme provides a guarantor in the amount of 125 pounds per…

EXCLUSIVE: Sussex makes over £1m on accommodation
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EXCLUSIVE: Sussex makes over £1m on accommodation

Freya Marshall Payne - September 16, 2016

Most expensive on-campus accommodation exceeds 70% of student finance. Student campaigners demand rent cap. VC Tickell: “I invite them to come and talk to me as I’d…

University’s ethical investment policy is ‘not divestment’
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University’s ethical investment policy is ‘not divestment’

Mark Tovey - April 15, 2016

The University's Council passed a 'Socially Responsible Investment policy' on 12th April, following a two-year lobbying effort by student-led group Fossil Free Sussex. A new, ethical investment…

Is a university degree enough?
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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…

Controversial Mail columnist Peter Hitchens to debate on campus
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Controversial Mail columnist Peter Hitchens to debate on campus

Mark Tovey - February 19, 2016

Author and Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens will argue against the legalisation of cannabis in an event jointly organised by the Debating Society and The Badger.…

University’s proposed investment policy change is “progress”, say anti-fossil fuel campaigners
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University’s proposed investment policy change is “progress”, say anti-fossil fuel campaigners

Mark Tovey - February 19, 2016

Fossil Free Sussex, a student group lobbying the University to drop its fossil fuel-related shares, demonstrated in Library Square on 12 February by criss-crossing the area with…

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…

Sussex students take to the streets in Paris for action on climate change
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Sussex students take to the streets in Paris for action on climate change

Harry Howard - December 14, 2015

On December 12th, over 20 University of Sussex students took part in the D12 red lines demonstration in Paris to demand that world governments at COP-21 not cross 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…

University marketisation could lead to ‘higher tuition fees..more bureaucracy…less autonomy”
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University marketisation could lead to ‘higher tuition fees..more bureaucracy…less autonomy”

Freya Marshall Payne - November 25, 2015

The government’s green paper, “Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice”, sets out a series of reforms which some fear may signal a dramatic…

Islamophobic taunting reported outside the Muslim Prayer Centre
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Islamophobic taunting reported outside the Muslim Prayer Centre

Mark Tovey - November 24, 2015

A group of young males shouted taunting comments about ISIS outside the on-campus Muslim Student Centre on Friday 20 November. The incident came just one week after…

Silencing the student voice: London free education demo
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Silencing the student voice: London free education demo

The Badger - November 20, 2015

The Free Education Demonstration, which took place in London last Wednesday, attracted a large turnout of student protesters - around 10,000, including many Sussex students - all…

Tuition fee protesters are betraying poor students
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Tuition fee protesters are betraying poor students

The Badger - November 20, 2015

Barely a month goes by now, when swathes of central London are not shut down for another mass protest by the eternally entitled hordes of middle-class students…

Was your assessment feedback poor? This is why-
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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…

University league tables: are they really necessary?
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University league tables: are they really necessary?

The Badger - October 19, 2015

  It is a sad reality that, with potentially ever rising tuition fees, most students must now consider their degree in terms of its monetary value. What…

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Students hold candle-lit vigil for blast victims

Mark Tovey - October 19, 2015

Over 100 students gathered in Library Square on 13 October to remember the victims of the Ankara massacre. Candles were lit amongst photos of those who died…

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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
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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…

Promiscuous and proud?
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Promiscuous and proud?

The Badger - October 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_11630" align="aligncenter" width="565" caption="Studies suggest that one in five students has had sex with at least three people in a week. Photo: “One Night Stand”"][/caption] From…

'Save the Big Lemon' campaign rallies record support as petition signatures surge
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'Save the Big Lemon' campaign rallies record support as petition signatures surge

The Badger - March 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_10611" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The Big Lemon founder, Tom Druitt (left), and Hove MP Mike Weatherley, call on more support to ensure fair competition between Brighton's bus…