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‘No-confidence’ march led by TUC in London

150,000 people descended on central London for the Trade Union Congress ‘March for a Future That Works’. It was called by the TUC, the umbrella organisation for 54 UK trade…

“Save Our Services” demo takes place on campus

The wet weather didn’t dampen protestor’s spirits on Wednesday 26th September, as around 60 campaigners held the 3rd demonstration against the proposed privatisation of facilities throughout the University. Wednesday’s protest…

Gilmour out after four months

Charlie Gilmour, son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, is now at his home in West Sussex after his release from prison. He served four months of a 16-month sentence.…

NCAFC plans protest

A national day of action is being organised to take place on Wednesday 23 November by the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC) student activist group. It follows the…

Sussex student sentenced to 15 months

A second year Politics student at the University of Sussex has been sentenced to 15 months in prison following a charge of violent disorder, after he was arrested at the…

Sussex students take to streets of London

Two bus-loads of University of Sussex students will be joining students from across the country for anti-education cut protests on 9 November. The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC)…

Birmingham students arrested

Three Birmingham university students were arrested on Friday 16 September after hanging a banner outside the Liberal Democrat conference which read “Traitors not welcome, Hate Clegg, Love NCAFC”, which stands…

Management gets heavy-handed

Those of you that noticed the fleet of riot vans and police cars surrounding Sussex House last Thursday may have wondered if some disastrous or imminent threat had just been…

The occupation served only to divide

I feel as strongly as anybody about supporting those members of staff who are facing redundancy in the light of management’s cuts. I also fully support any student demonstration which…

The movement must box-clever

Following the occupation at Sussex House, in which a few senior members of staff effectively held their own occupation within that building by refusing to leave without police escort, a…

Pensions strike back on

Talks to resolve the pensions dispute between university management and support staff have broken down. Technical staff held their third day of strike action last Thursday in response.

Chaos as police block anti-war demo

Police use pepper spray, batons and dogs to stop anti-war march First-year student violently arrested on campus Lewes Road closed for several hours

Students march in support of staff pensions

Students and staff marched through campus last Friday in support of striking university workers. Members of the trade union Unite, which represents technical staff, had walked out over changes to…