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Students Threatened with Withdrawal from University Over Fee Payments

Written by: Ada Carpenter, Senior Editor and Abigail Keyla, Staff Writer Students have been “threatened” with having their student status revoked due to finance system errors made by the University.…

NSS: Why you keep getting calls from Edinburgh

The National Student Survey is in full swing. The survey of final-year students measures levels of satisfaction with courses and the university. Students on NHS funded courses are also asked…

Sussex fails to show it increased fees to £9250 legally

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 showing it is…

The Badger Interviews Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell

When I met the Vice-Chancellor of Sussex earlier this week I expected to be highly intimidated and stumbling over my words. After all, he is the most senior member of…

Tuition fee rise fiasco: confusion continues

Sussex is set to raise tuition fees for all continuing home and EU undergraduate students as well as new students in 2017/18. However, to students without a thorough understanding of…

Fees rise for current students

Sussex will see fees rise to £9,250 for every home and EU undergraduate, including current students, those who have already started on £9,000. The announcement was included at the bottom…

A master’s at Sussex will cost up to 50% more in 2016

The University will increase the fees it charges on some master’s degree courses by up to 50% next year, according to a Badger source. Fees for non-laboratory courses will be…

Sussex protests international student policy changes

Sussex joined the NUS-organised lecture walk-out on 17 November to show solidarity with international students, migrants and refugees. The day began with a demonstration in Library Square, where members of…

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

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 shift towards marketisation…

Conflicting claims over Free Ed demo kettling

More than 10,000 students took to the streets in London on Wednesday 4th November to call for free education and protest against cuts to student grants under the slogan “grants,…

One rule for domestic students, another for international

A U-turn on a U-turn: drop-out fees for international students higher Controversy has arisen surrounding revelations that the University of Sussex has U-turned for the second time on its withdrawal…

University screws over international students

International undergraduate students’ woes were increased further before the start of this academic year after they were notified by the University of Sussex that their tuition fees were set to…

University challenged

As a new generation of students’ arrives at ‘liberal-lefty’ Sussex The Badger asks: are they walking into a bohemian wonderland or an institution mirroring an increasingly conservative education system? Harry…

Is Sussex worth £9000?

Yes! Justin Sealey The debate over exactly how much universities should be charging is one that has been repeated on numerous occasions over the last decade. Now, the question turns…

Money not morals make students ditch the roads

The teenage dream of motor travel is rapidly becoming unattainable due to rising tuition fees, fuel costs and lower job prospects. Many have turned instead to cheaper methods of transportation,…

National dip in university applications reflected at Sussex

There has been a fall in the number of students applying to universities across the country, due in part to the impending fee hike. Students beginning university in 2012 face…

Alcohol as biggest threat to students, says Guardian blog

According to a recent Guardian article, the high level of drinking is the greatest concern facing students at the moment. The blogger, Simon Murphy, asserted his belief that alcohol is…

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 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)…

London council sends student to Sussex

The tuition fees of one University of Sussex student are being paid by his local council in a new scheme encouraging young people to study at university. William Camfield, 18,…