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The Chancellor at No. 42

The new University Chancellor was announced last week as Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE. A writer and actor, Bhaskar is famed for his roles in TV comedy Goodness Gracious Me and his…

Controversial professor ‘banned from Sussex’ dies

‘War criminals on the lecture circuit!’ ran the headline on the student newspaper when Professor Samuel P. Huntington came to speak at Sussex in 1973. The controversial academic, who was…

World AIDs day ceremony in Library square

A ceremony was held to commemorate World AIDS Day in Library Square last Monday culminating in the switching on of the Christmas tree lights. Throughout the day there was a…

Scientific subject intake improving

National intake for science, maths and modern language degrees is on the increase after several years of worrying decline. According to a report from the Higher Education Funding Council for…

VC no-show for BBC Interview

The Vice-Chancellor Michael Farthing failed to appear at a BBC radio debate about the changing face of the University of Sussex last week.

Success for Sussex

The University of Sussex has shown big improvement in two recent polls. In the National Student Survey (NSS), published on 11 September, the score for overall satisfaction rose from 78%…

‘Studentification’ threatens local communities

The government announced plans last week to reduce the adverse effects of densely-populated student areas in university towns.