East Slope protestors had heating cut off and toilets removed during Occupation
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East Slope protestors had heating cut off and toilets removed during Occupation

Tom Robinson - March 22, 2018

Students occupying the half-built East Slope accommodation complex had their access to toilets removed, the heating shut off in sub-zero temperatures and a dog handler sent onto…

Sussex fails to show it increased fees to £9250 legally
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Sussex fails to show it increased fees to £9250 legally

Luke Richards - March 19, 2018

A year long investigation by The Badger into the way the University increased fees for continuing students over 2017/18 has left management failing to release any information…

BREAKING: Strikes to continue after UCU/UUK deal rejected
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BREAKING: Strikes to continue after UCU/UUK deal rejected

William Singh - March 13, 2018

The joint proposal announced for consideration by the University and College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) has been roundly rejected by UCU University branches, including Sussex.…

Strikes could be suspended Wednesday following controversial deal
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Strikes could be suspended Wednesday following controversial deal

Lucy Pegg - March 12, 2018

Latest: http://thebadgeronline.com/2018/03/breaking-strikes-continue-ucuuuk-deal-rejected/ The University and College Union (UCU) strike could be suspended this Wednesday, following talks between the UCU and Universities UK (UUK). Negotiations have resulted in a…

UCU plan ‘maximum disruption to forthcoming exams’ as talks fail to find resolution
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UCU plan ‘maximum disruption to forthcoming exams’ as talks fail to find resolution

William Singh - March 8, 2018

Talks to resolve the dispute over pensions for University staff at a national level have so far failed to reach a resolution, with a further 14 days…

Staff and students frozen out: VC goes it alone in UCU pension negotiation
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Staff and students frozen out: VC goes it alone in UCU pension negotiation

Luke Richards - March 8, 2018

The Vice Chancellor Adam Tickell has frozen out staff and students in negotiations on pensions as he becomes the only VC to negotiate on behalf of Universities…

Buses return to campus from 6pm-7am
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Buses return to campus from 6pm-7am

Tom Robinson - March 2, 2018

Brighton and Hove Buses have confirmed they will return to campus during strike days after 6pm until 7am. The buses resumed serving campus stops on Monday evening.…

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,…

First Sussex Pride takes place on campus
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First Sussex Pride takes place on campus

Lucy Pegg - February 28, 2018

Sussex campus held its first Pride event on 28th February. Marking the end of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Students’ Union’s event celebrated diversity and the vibrant LGBTQ+…

The Globe to close on 17th March
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The Globe to close on 17th March

Lucy Pegg - February 27, 2018

The Globe, the Students’ Union venue in the centre of Brighton, is to close on 17th March. The pub is currently owned by the Laine Pub Company…

‘Paws for Pensions’ among strike event schedule
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‘Paws for Pensions’ among strike event schedule

William Singh - February 21, 2018

University of Sussex staff are hosting a full slate of events on strike days, including talks, teach-ins, and even a day to bring along your puppers. Members…

U.S.S.U-Turn: 54 students decide stance for 17,000
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U.S.S.U-Turn: 54 students decide stance for 17,000

Jordan Wright - February 19, 2018

On Monday 19th February, the Students’ Union Council will vote on whether or not to support the national Univerity  and College Union (UCU) strike action that is…

Planned new Life Sciences building ‘axed’
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Planned new Life Sciences building ‘axed’

Anonymous - February 16, 2018

The University of Sussex’s longstanding plans to construct a new Life Sciences building in the east end of the Science Car Park have been axed, The Badger…

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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…

Sussex Cup to replace varsity
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Sussex Cup to replace varsity

Deniz Karaman - February 14, 2018

This April the University of Sussex Students' Union will be hosting the first Sussex Cup. The Cup has been organised to replace the annual varsity games that were…

Students petition university for strike hardship fund
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Students petition university for strike hardship fund

Jessica Hubbard - February 13, 2018

Sussex students have started a petition to the University of Sussex requesting that wages that would have been paid to striking staff be placed instead into a…

Students’ Union election week pushed back
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Students’ Union election week pushed back

William Singh - February 12, 2018

Voting to elect new Full-Time and Part-Time Officers to the Students' Union has been delayed by one week. Elections were due to take place between 12th-16th March,…

Sussex Library charges £12,442.75 for late fees
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Sussex Library charges £12,442.75 for late fees

Jessica Hubbard - February 8, 2018

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that library fees for overdue books reached £12, 442.75 during the 2016/17 academic year. The request was made on 31…

New campaign Sussex on Ecosia
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New campaign Sussex on Ecosia

Jessica Hubbard - February 8, 2018

A group of Sussex Anthropology students have started a campaign for The University to use Ecosia as its default search engine. The group consists of three second-year…