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Interview with former Students' Union president Dan Glass

Perhaps too often, university life is described as being comparable to existing within a bubble. A bit like ‘Big Brother’. Throughout your time as a student, you will most likely…

“Misleading, Incomplete and Regressive": the televised election debates

At the time of writing, the final televised election debate has just ended. The previous two debates were watched by 9.4 million and just over 4 million respectively, and we…

Life after office: power, politics and profit

Later this year, most likely in May, Gordon Brown faces the prospect of handing in his P45 and beginning the search for a new job. He, along with the reams…

Academics and MPs denounce cuts at Sussex

Britain’s higher education system is recognised across the globe as a gold standard, second only to the US. Eighteen of our universities rank in the world’s top 100. Comprising just…

Labour party conference meets mass protest

Labour’s annual Brighton conference drew an estimated 1500 protestors last Sunday. A contingent of Sussex University students joined ranks with trade union groups, anti-capitalist marchers and unemployed members of the…

The prospect of graduating

As I began writing this I receive a text from my boyfriend. “My Mum has just suggested I get some training as a plumber. ‘It could be fun…’ God help…

An expensive lesson in globalisation

Iceland: Yes, it’s that cold place where Björk’s from – but more recently, the country has become famous for the sudden collapse of its banks and being, as our most…