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Sitting Down With Senior Microsoft Manager; Discussing all things COVID, AI and Remote Life

Words by Ellie Doughty Hugh Milward, former Senior Director and current General Manager for Corporate, External and Legal Affairs at Microsoft UK sat down with me this past week for…

Thank a Teacher day: New survey reveals heightened appreciation for Brighton teachers

A survey commissioned by the Get into Teaching campaign in support of Thank a Teacher day has revealed a surge of appreciation for teachers in Brighton. The new research has…

Universities in crisis

Universities are bracing for an inevitable financial abyss as they scramble to come to grips with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, Universities UK (UUK) sent a…

University of Sussex postpones summer graduation ceremonies

In an email sent to students this afternoon (Wednesday 29 April), Pro-Vice Chancellor Kelly Coate announced that summer graduation ceremonies will be postponed indefinitely. Professor Coate said that the decision…

During one of the most remorseless acts of nature in recent times, is this a warning or a reclamation?

A tale of viruses, humans, the environment and their common home: Earth. Words by: Robert Barrie “The arrogance of man is thinking nature is in his control, and not the…

Sussex international students appeal for tuition fee reduction in open letter

International students at the University of Sussex have appealed for a reduction to their tuition fees, stating that the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected them. While they acknowledge that university…

150 Sussex students begin rent strike

150 students at the University of Sussex have begun a rent strike today, in an effort to force university management to waive third term rent payments in light of the…

University of Sussex adopts ‘No Detriment’ policy

The University of Sussex have announced today (1 April) that they will be adopting the ‘No Detriment’ policy in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This guarantees that students’ grade average…

Students Criticise the Big Move Online: A Response to Adam Tickell

Update: Since this response article was published, students recieved an email announcing that The University of Sussex would be adopting the ‘No Detriment’ policy that Tom and Jude mention in…

The Long Week In: Video Games to Self-Isolate With

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of lockdown. However, since it is for the health of society’s weakest that…

Supermarkets to recruit thousands as demands surge

Charlotte Brill | Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in supermarket shelves being emptied at unprecedented rates. Frenzied scenes, including people fighting over basic items and stealing from delivery…

The Long Week In: Podcasts to Self-Isolate To

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of self-isolation. However, since it is for the health of society’s weakest that…

“Why We’ve Signed 2” : Students Criticise The Big Move Online

The following testimonies come from MA and BA students who have signed the Open Letter to Adam Tickell opposing the University’s move online. If you haven’t already, please read the…

The Long Week In: Films To Self-Isolate To

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of self-isolation. However, since it is for the health of society’s weakest that…

The Long Week In: Television to Self-Isolate To

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of self-isolation. However, since it is for the health of society’s weakest that…

The Long Week In: Albums to Self-Isolate To

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of self-isolation. However, since it is for the health of society’s weakest that…

The Long Week In: Books to Self-Isolate With

The next few weeks will prove a challenging time for those of us faced with the prospect of self-isolation. However, since it is for the health of society’s most vulnerable…

Breaking: University of Sussex release information regarding second Coronavirus case

Becca Bashford | News Editor This afternoon (Monday 9 March), the University of Sussex sent an official email to staff informing them that a second individual associated with the University…