Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes
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Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes

Tom Robinson - February 26, 2018

There has been a lot of confusion and anger surrounding the strikes. The Tab has been dominant in forming the student media narrative, yet their reporting has…

Students’ Union election week pushed back
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Campus News
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Students’ Union election week pushed back

William Singh - February 12, 2018

Voting to elect new Full-Time and Part-Time Officers to the Students' Union has been delayed by one week. Elections were due to take place between 12th-16th March,…

UCU calls 14 days of teaching strikes
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Campus News
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UCU calls 14 days of teaching strikes

Lucy Pegg - February 5, 2018

Members of the UCU (University and College Union) have voted for industrial action in their dispute over potential changes to university pension schemes. 61 universities - including…

Sussex joins TEF despite opposition
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Campus News
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Sussex joins TEF despite opposition

Tom Robinson - December 5, 2016

The University of Sussex voted to join the Teaching Excellence Framework on the 25th November, despite serious concerns from students, staff and academics. The TEF, which is…

Growing concern over higher education spending proposal
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Growing concern over higher education spending proposal

The Badger - February 6, 2012

The grant of The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) will experience a cut of 13 percent this year. This is because the government will be…

Future of short courses threatened
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Future of short courses threatened

The Badger - January 20, 2012

[caption id="attachment_12352" align="alignleft" width="576" caption="Photo: Jess Bayliss"][/caption] Creative writing, archaeology, history and other short courses will no longer be available from July 2012 onwards at the Centre…

Labour proposals may cause some students to ‘overpay’ fees
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Labour proposals may cause some students to ‘overpay’ fees

The Badger - October 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_11610" align="alignright" width="368" caption="Milliband at recent party conference Photo: guardian.co.uk"][/caption] The issue of tuition fee increases remains active, as the Labour Party proposes cutting the coalition…

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University lecturers continue to protest pensions

The Badger - October 17, 2011

University lecturers and academics of 67 institutions, including Sussex, will resume the June 2011 dispute over detrimental changes to their pension schemes. Lecturers will begin high pressure…

UCU members strike against pension changes and job cuts
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UCU members strike against pension changes and job cuts

The Badger - May 6, 2011

On 22 and 24 March 2011, strikes took place on campus after the University and College Union (UCU) voted early in March to take steps to protect…

Sussex UCU lecturers vote for strike action
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Sussex UCU lecturers vote for strike action

The Badger - March 4, 2011

Sussex lecturers have voted to go on strike against cuts to their pensions. Members of Sussex UCU, the trade union representing lecturers, tutors and academic support staff,…

Students excused from seminars to protest fees in London
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Students excused from seminars to protest fees in London

The Badger - November 1, 2010

Students at Sussex will be excused from  lectures and seminars this Wednesday, 10 November, as thousands of people from all over the country will gather to protest…

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NUS President comes to Sussex

The Badger - November 1, 2010

Aaron Porter, President of the National Union of Students (NUS) is coming to the University of Sussex this Wednesday, 3 November. The President was elected in April…

Universities face closure after budget cut by 40 percent
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Universities face closure after budget cut by 40 percent

The Badger - October 25, 2010

Universities in England are facing cuts of £4.2 billion by 2014-5, it was announced in last week’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), with teaching budgets expected to be…

Staff and students unite against fee rise in peaceful protest
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Staff and students unite against fee rise in peaceful protest

The Badger - October 25, 2010

[caption id="attachment_8267" align="alignleft" width="296" caption="Photo: Tom Wills"][/caption] One hundred and eighty students and members of staff gathered on Library Square last Wednesday, expressing anger at Lord Browne’s…

Staff and students strike accord
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Letters
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Staff and students strike accord

The Badger - June 7, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7685" align="alignleft" width="553" caption="Students and staff rallied together in last Wednesday’s strike. (Photo: Paul Cecil)"][/caption] It shouldn't surprise me that students can be selfish people, and…

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University of Sussex accused of "discriminating against disabled students" after breaching equality law

The Badger - May 4, 2010

The University of Sussex has allegedly breached legal requirements after failing to consult disabled students before their “proposal for change” to student support services, sparking new conflict…

Management gets heavy-handed
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Management gets heavy-handed

The Badger - April 22, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7484" align="alignleft" width="553" caption="Riot police equipped with pepper spray, batons and attack dogs were used during the demonstration at Sussex House. (Photo: Anja Berglund)"][/caption] Those of…

Letters
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The movement must box-clever

The Badger - April 20, 2010

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…

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University approves scrapping over 100 jobs and cutting £5m next year

The Badger - March 28, 2010

Hundreds of students and staff at Sussex are furious at the final decision by university management, made at the council meeting on Friday 26 March, to cut…

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Sussex staff set terms for first round of industrial strike action

The Badger - March 12, 2010

The University and College Union (UCU) at the University of Sussex announced last week following an Emergency General Meeting that they will go on strike this Thursday…